Mayor Michael Bloomberg's former spokesman Stu Loeser was just hired by The Partnership for New York City to do outreach to small-business owners, the organization's president and CEO confirmed.
Stu Loeser: "Yes, I am helping my friend, neighbor and assemblyman, Speaker Silver." [Danny Hakim]
A mailer from Incumbent Naomi Rivera said challenger Mark Gjonaj "doesn't know our community at all." [Colin Campbell]
Super Villans for Eric Ulrich. [Nick Reisman]
"What I'm about to say is going to be awkward, for, I think, both of us," Michael Bloomberg playfully warned at a going away party for Stu Loeser, the city's longest-serving press secretary whose last day on the job was Friday.(1)
Bloomberg once ate fried scorpion and always carries rubber bands around because they're "always useful and you can never find them." [Christian Wright]
Bloomberg was to the left of Schumer when he went to work for him at City Hall, said Bloomberg's outgoing spokesman Stu Loeser. [Reid Pillifant]
The press in New York City has a less toxic relationship with the mayor than the Washington D.C. press has with the president, said Loeser. [Colin Campbell]
Flashback: Loeser, profiled by Jason Horowitz. [NYO]
Thanks, @StuLoeser. [Brian Lehrer Show]
Bloomberg is helping Columbia create an Institute for Data and Science, salvaged from their original plan to open a science and technology campus. [CBS News]
It’ll be a 44,000-square-foot building. [Ivan Pereira]
The city’s Parks Department is not releasing crime stats for McCarren Park pool. [John Del Signore]
Stu Loeser, longest serving press secretary in the ciyt’s history. [NY1]
Stu Loeser hasn’t left City Hall just yet, but he has a personal office on Park Avenue already, according to Nadia, who answered the phone at Stu Loeser and Co., whose website is just a placeholder for now.
The site was registered on July 19 and updated on July 23.
Willie Neuman beats his old 'Post' colleagues on the Secret Service prostitute story, and makes the 'Times' blush
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?(2)