Alec Baldwin went on the offensive, with a lengthy piece on the Huffington Post attacking one of de Blasio's main rivals, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.(1)
Even before Lady Gaga helped Manhattan Borough President Scott Stinger gain 250 new followers with a single tweet, the New York City mayor's race had spawned a fun sub-contest in which the prospective candidates collect celebrity (and semi-celebrity) supporters (and semi-supporters).
In The Avengers, a film whose full title is tellingly Marvel's The Avengers, geek-idol Joss Whedon has delivered a fitting climax to Marvel Studios' recent series of superhero adaptations.(1)
Scott Stringer had a fund-raiser last night with Scarlett Johansson, and a lot of people showed up (go figure!), including the spokesman for one of his ostensible 2013 rivals.
This picture shows George Arzt, who is a spokesman for City Comptroller John Liu, at Stringer's event.
The questions about replacing Bloomberg are taking place so far ahead of when most people are actually thinking about replacing Bloomberg that it's hardly measuring the strength of potential candidates who will actually try replacing Bloomberg.
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?(4)