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Go Ahead, Take a Bike Ride in New York -- I Dare You!

Paul LaRosa | Posted 08.25.2013 | New York
Paul LaRosa

Yoga gurus are fond of saying "live in the present" or "be present." Well, let me tell you, nothing will make you quite as present as riding in this town. It is daunting, exhilarating, fun even but more than anything it forces you to live in the present.

The Controversial Policy Most New York Mayoral Candidates Hope To Abolish

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

New York City students may soon be able to use their cell phones in school, as a majority of the New York City mayoral candidates recently vowed to en...

The Schoolcraft Dilemma

Len Levitt | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Whistle-blower cop Adrian Schoolcraft and his father Larry want to bring the world down. In the process, their supporters fear they are losing focus and hurting themselves.

Viral Outbreak At Storm Shelter Closes 3 New York Schools

Posted 11.07.2012 | Education

Three of four high schools in Park Slope’s John Jay campus were closed Wednesday after 13 children living in an emergency shelter there contracted a...

Say Good Night, Gracie.

Len Levitt | Posted 10.20.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The curtain is going down on Michael Bloomberg's third term but our billionaire mayor doesn't want to leave the stage.

Move Over Lactation Consultants, We Need Formula Consultants

Stacie Billis | Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents
Stacie Billis

Instead of unhooking a secret panel in my bra, I reached into my bag for a second time and shiftily pulled out a brand new, baby blue container filled with white powder.

Your Start-up Life: Designing the Perfect Office

Rana Florida | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Office environments are as varied as the companies that they house. Whether it is Google's campus-like Mountain View headquarters or a fun and wild setting like Zappos' Las Vegas offices, there are so many more exciting options now than there were decades ago.

Saki Knafo

Bloomberg Budget Brawl: Children's Advocates Scramble To Save New York's State-Of-The-Art After-School System On Eve Of Massive Cuts | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.03.2012 | New York

A coalition of more than 150 New York City groups, including the Children's Aid Society and the Police Athletic League, is making a last-ditch effort ...

Curtis M. Wong

First LGBT Senior Center Planned For New York | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty

New York City will soon be home to the nation’s first full-time center for elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, which is schedu...

Occupy Wall Street: A Bloomberg-Kelly Musical

Dan Agin | Posted 12.02.2011 | Comedy
Dan Agin

The musical Occupy Wall Street will open soon on Broadway. But for those Have-Nots who can't afford tickets, here's a peek at rehearsals.

Why We Need Honest Sex -- And Drug -- Education in Schools

Tony Newman | Posted 10.10.2011 | New York
Tony Newman

The same way sex education advocates acknowledge that not all teens will be abstinent and need to learn how to be safe, we need to acknowledge that not all teens are going to abstain from drug use.

Mayor: If The World Ends Saturday, Alternate Side Parking Is Suspended

Posted 07.20.2011 | New York

Sure, Mayor Bloomberg's made his share of gaffes and bad jokes, but sometimes, he can be downright mildly amusing. On his radio show with John Gamb...

Bloomberg Likes His Beer On The Rocks

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sometimes Mayor Bloomberg must feel like a magnet for criticism. He was ridiculed after choosing Cathie Black as his school's chancellor in Novemb...

A Mayor's Courage: Bloomberg Continues to Fight for Park 51

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anushay Hossain

Over the course of the past few weeks, nothing has moved me or been made more clear to me than the integrity and courage of Michael Bloomberg.

Bloomberg's Car Fleet Expands, Despite Workforce Stagnation | David Seifman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He may be one of the nation's most environmentally conscious executives, but Mayor Bloomberg also presides over a fleet of government vehicles that ha...

Bloomberg's Doorstep: Protestors Sue City For Right To Rally In Front Of Mayor's House

Gothamist | [2] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Demonstrators are suing the city after the NYPD rejected their application to protest charter schools and school closings directly in front of Mayor B...

Bloomberg Clear On Plans For Third Term: Remove Public Advocate, Keep Christine Quinn And Borough Presidents | Peter N. Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If he has his druthers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg would eliminate the office of public advocate, but keep the borough presidents and Christine Quinn as ...

Thompson: Bloomberg "Betrayed" Public With Term Limit Challenge

NBC New York | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Democratic challenger William Thompson went head-to-head Tuesday in a debate where each candidate touted his record in...

Mayor Bloomberg, The King Of Obscure Endorsements

Huffington Post/AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg is likely to set another spending record in this year's mayoral race, but he appears to be aiming for...

Bloomberg Opted Out Of Presidential Run After McCain's Nomination

Village Voice | Wayne Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Politico posted an excerpt from Joyce Purnick's new biography of Mike Bloomberg this morning and, incredibly, no one noticed the astonishing reference...

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...

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...

Free Crosstown Buses Proposed By Bloomberg

New York Times | Sewell Chan and Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan's notoriously slow crosstown buses �" like the M34, M42 and M50 �" move at such a snail's pace that the Metropolitan Transportation Auth...

Mayor Bloomberg's School Control Bill Is Stalled In Senate

New York Times | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's efforts to renew his control of New York City's school system stalled on Wednesday as Senate Democrats insisted...

NYPD Typewriters Baffle Mayor Bloomberg

New York Post | Jeremy Olshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg is keyed off that the NYPD is still buying typewriters. It's just baffling they signed a nearly $1 million contract for the purchase ...