Even if he is the youngest deputy mayor in New York City history, and one of the most important advisers at City Hall, 37-year-old Edward Skyler is a starched and unthrilling man. He wears two phones on his belt, on different networks in case one is getting bad reception. He doesn't drink much, and if he does, he'll have a vodka martini, straight up with olives. He sips Canada Dry seltzer, through a straw.
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