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Christine Quinn

Corporate Personhood Undermines Democracy

Stephen Levin | Posted 03.11.2012 | New York
Stephen Levin

In the wake of Citizens United, Americans have a choice: sit back and watch our democracy erode, or work to undo the decision and restore individual rights in the face of the false notion of "corporate personhood."

Is Christine Quinn the Next Mayor of NYC?

Dominic Carter | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Dominic Carter

Quinn does have an interesting background. I have interviewed her on NY1 News many times over the years, and have been impressed, literally watching her go from an outsider to one of the most powerful positions in the city.

Bloomberg Vs. Cuomo Vs. Quinn On Food Stamp Fingerprinting

Posted 01.06.2012 | New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed in his State of the State address Wednesday to end the electronic fingerprinting of food stamp recipients in New York City...

Ed Koch Endorses Christine Quinn For Mayor

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

On Tuesday, former Mayor Ed Koch announced his endorsement of current City Council speaker Christine Quinn to succeed Bloomberg in New York's next may...

Bloomberg On NYC Walmart: 'We Should Not Say No To Anybody'

Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

In a press conference held on Monday, Mayor Bloomberg came in defense of the possibility of a Walmart opening in the city by suggesting New Yorkers be...

City Council Might Sue Michael Bloomberg

Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

New York City Council is expected to file a lawsuit against Mayor Bloomberg Tuesday, seeking to stop a new law that would require homeless adults to p...

NYC Delays Homeless Shelter Screening Policy

Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

City officials have decided to postpone the start of a controversial policy that seeks to interview people seeking homeless shelters in order to deter...

City Council Passes Legislation To Slow Bike Lane Construction

Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

City Council passed legislation Thursday that could slow the proliferation of bike lanes in the city, angering some bike advocates. The bill state...

Polls Show Bloomberg Has "Lost Focus," But Could See Kelly As Lead In 2013

Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

New Yorkers might like Mayor Bloomberg as a person, but 52 percent of voters in a recent poll say the Mayor has "lost focus" during his third term in ...

450,000 New Yorkers Have Quit Smoking: Report

Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

A record-low 14 percent of New York City residents are smoking, according to a new study from the city Department of Health. In 2002, 22 percent o...

Progress in the Fight to Save NYC's Homeless Animals

Ed Sayres | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Ed Sayres

One of the major obstacles to our efforts to save the city's homeless animals is that the city cuts the budget of the city's shelter system virtually every year.

New York And Me

Alec Baldwin | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Alec Baldwin

Am I running for mayor? For any office? I'm not sure. But I think I appreciate, understand and care about New Yorkers, regardless of my career as an actor.

Chelsea Hotel Sold; NYC Pols Write Letter To Tenants

Posted 10.09.2011 | New York

The Chelsea Hotel--the legendary Manhattan haunt of Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan and Charles Bukowski, where Dylan Thomas went into a coma and Nancy Spunge...

Mayor? Are New Yorkers Starting To Forgive Eliot Spitzer?

Posted 09.28.2011 | New York

New Yorkers are slowly coming around to Eliot Spitzer again, a new Marist poll suggests. In April of 2010, only 24 percent of New York voters want...

Everyone Won The Gay Marriage Lottery!

Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

FInally, a lottery where everyone's a winner! Last week, in order to meet the high demand of gay couples who want to tie the knot this Sunday--when...

WATCH: Tour The New East River Esplanade

Posted 09.13.2011 | New York

New York Magazine's architecture critic Justin Davidson recently visited the newly completed East River Esplanade--a slender stretch of park space tha...

No Garbage Dumps in Residential Neighborhoods

Loraine Boyle | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Loraine Boyle

No one, rich, middle class, or poor, wants to see a garbage-dumping site in any residential neighborhood. Such a facility belongs in an industrial area.

50 Most Powerful Women In New York: Crains

Posted 08.27.2011 | New York


Reactions Aboard The Brand-New East River Ferry

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

The highly-anticipated East River Ferry, took its maiden voyage this morning and most tweets suggest it's a good, quick alternative to overcrowded tra...

WATCH: Teenage Riot Attacks Greenwich Village Dunkin' Donuts | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York

GREENWICH VILLAGE -- Security video shows two dozen youths unleash a rampage in a Greenwich Village Dunkin' Donuts, overturning tables and coffee mach...

Bloomberg Announces City's First Official Prescription Discount Card

Clinton Hill, NY Patch | McCarton Ackerman | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York

An announcement in Brooklyn this morning from Mayor Michael Bloomberg will make it easier for the more than one million New Yorkers who don't have hea...

Hundreds In Brooklyn Mourn Death Of 22-Year Old Council Aide

Carroll Gardens, NY Patch | Georgia Kral and Kristen v. Brown | Email the Authors | May 1, 2011 | Posted 07.02.2011 | New York

From the hundreds of bodies that packed into Mount Sinai Synagogue in Brooklyn Heights, it was apparent Hope Reichbach -- who passed away on Thursday ...

Yepoka Yeebo

Politicians Call On FDIC To Protect Affordable Housing | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- City politicians are calling on federal regulators to start making use of a little-known provision in the sweeping financial reform bill p...

George Warner

Hundreds Rally For Higher Wages On Anniversary Of King's Death | George Warner | Posted 08.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of New Yorkers rallied on the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination Monday night, calling for the passage o...

City To Turn Stalled Condo Into Affordable Housing

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Could affordable rentals be an upside to the economic downturn? From Crain's New York: Nearly two years after unveiling its $20 million Housing Asse...