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Lehman Brothers' Warnings Were Ignored, Confidential Memo Shows | Bob Ivry, Christine Harper and Mark Pittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- The warning was ominous: "Massive global wealth destruction." That's what Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. executives predicted...

Tail Wagging Dog: New York Post Fantasizes Spitzer Back Into Office

Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Glynnis MacNicol

Who wants Eliot Spitzer back in office more, Spitzer or the New York Post?

Court Orders The Fed To Disclose Emergency Loan Details

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve has been ordered to reveal the names of companies that received emergency loans during the financial crisis, after losing a Freedo...

Bill Thompson Could Beat Mike Bloomberg: Six Strategies

New York Magazine | Jacob Gershman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On paper anyway, the strategic contours of this year's mayoral election aren't that different from the last time around. Which proved, of course, disa...

Q-Tip Knocks Mayor Bloomberg On Twitter, Calls Out To New York Jews

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Q-Tip, hip-hop legend and former member of A Tribe Called Quest, has taken to Twitter in a bid to sway New Yorkers from voting for Mayor Bloomberg thi...

Drink Of Choice For Mayoral Candidates

Examiner | Dan Mazei | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With the 2009 New York mayoral election in full swing, voters will be closely scrutinizing their own candidate's every decision - including those made...

NYC's Most Active Citizens

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Tisch

There is a movement sweeping our city this week rooted in a commitment to a common cause: active citizenship.

The Reinvention of Legal Research: The Future Is Now

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Schwartz

Legal research, once the province of desks, books, and binders, is now online, data-driven, and real-time. This poses serious challenge to old publishing stalwarts like Westlaw and LexisNexis.

Mayor Bloomberg's Inaugural Tweet

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For days, Mayor Bloomberg's Twitter page has carried a steady drumbeat leading up to his inaugural "tweet for the day" -- one personal tweet coming st...

Cornerstone Program, Affordable Housing Deal, Not Followed Up By Bloomberg

New York Daily News | Adam Lisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration never checked to see if developers who got discounted city land in exchange for building affordable housing kept their en...

New Newspaper Launched To Bash Bloomberg

City Hall | City Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been buying his fair share of ads in local newspapers. But this past weekend, a new paper appeared in hip Brooklyn cloth...

City Buying One-Way Tickets For Homeless Families To Leave

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They are flown to Paris ($6,332), Orlando ($858.40), Johannesburg ($2,550.70), or most frequently, San Juan ($484.20). They are not executives on ...

Mayor Mike's Homeless Hurdle

Jarrett Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jarrett Murphy

The pressure on low-income families has only increased over the past eight years. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the median contract rent in New York increased from $706 in 2002 to $950 in 2008, an increase of 12 percent after inflation is figured in.

Bloomberg & Thompson's Dropout Duel

Jarrett Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jarrett Murphy

The Bloomberg camp can't blame anyone but itself for politicizing the dropout rate, since graduation statistics have figured prominently in all the Bloomberg ads and mailers to which voters have been subjected so far this year.

Bloomberg's Control Over Schools Remains Up In Air | Jeremy W. Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York State Senate has yet to make a decision on legislation that would protect Mayor Michael Bloomberg's control over city schools. It is unce...

Bloomberg Slams Clinton: She Stabbed NYC In Back

WCBS-TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hillary Clinton was accused Monday of stabbing the Big Apple in the back. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said her betrayal has cost the city $260 million ...

Some Country for Grumpy Old Men

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Norwood

In a media saturated nation, the more off base the pronouncements of those who are both senior and prominent are, the more they are considered "good copy."

William Thompson Mayoral Campaign Low-Key Against Bloomberg

New York Times | DAVID W. CHEN and MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He is rarely on television. He has not begun to advertise. He is far behind in the polls, yet seems in no rush to get going. The all-but-invisible may...

Bloomberg: Public Option Is Best Way To Fix Health Care

The New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The principles that President Obama has outlined for national health care reform are driven by a goal that I share: universal access to affordable hea...

Gay Democrats Targeted for Supporting Bloomberg

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ryan J. Davis

I'd hate to have both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama wanted for treason, after having said favorable things about Bloomberg in public.

Bloomberg Markets Magazine Plans Expansion, Lures Time Inc Veteran

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bloomberg is planning a print and online expansion of its magazine operation, after the deep-pocketed data group signed the latest in a series of vete...

NYC Odd Couple, Bloomberg And Silver Pressure Port Authority on Trade Center Towers | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Although the negotiations over the World Trade Center site have gone nowhere, the deadlock has produced something of note: a startling alliance betwee...

Selzer Polling for Bloomberg

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

A bit of inside baseball from the polling world: Today, Bloomberg News released its first of what it promises will be quarterly "global surveys" of th...

Traffic Free Times Square Is A Half-Baked Concept

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stephen C. Rose

Last February Manhattan was apprised of an incipient revolution. Cars and trucks would no longer be welcome in Times Square and on a small stretch of ...

Media Destroying The Hopes of Mankind

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Grant Cardone

The media's real goal is to create as much fear as possible in order to sell their newspapers and advertising.