Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning warned that the Board of Election's voting machine problems may mean New Yorkers won't know who their new mayor is until 2014.
Today at noon, a group of Bay Ridge resident-activists gathered outside State Senator Marty Golden's office to protest his opposition to speed cameras in New York City.(4)
This morning, the Times published a plea from its commanding architecture critic Michael Kimmelman to the New York City Council, asking it to reject a request from the owners of Madison Square Garden to extend its lease indefinitely, and give them license to increase by several times the size of the building's signage.
Former Brooklyn City Councilman Sal Albanese will enter the Democratic primary for mayor in what will be his third bid for City Hall.
In a brief telephone interview this evening, Albanese, 62, said, "I will be entering the race. I'm going to announce Monday or Tuesday."
Before Empire State shooting reports, Bloomberg says bullet-tracking is more important than Remington's N.Y. jobs
Gun manufacturer Remington is threatenening to leave New York if the state passes stricter guns laws, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning argued that savng lives is more important than saving jobs.(2)
Republican state senator Marty Golden told me the Senate Democrats were "so broke it's pathetic."(1)
On Monday, transit advocates will meet with Yomika Bennett, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s assistant transportation secretary, to plead on behalf of a bill that would make it more difficult for Albany to raid mass transit funding, a bill that, at the moment, appears to be going nowhere.
A reader sends over a picture of Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny and Councilman Vincent Gentile, Democrats, practicing for a high-stakes game of ping-pong coming up this weekend against State Senator Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, Republicans.