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A Letter to New York State Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

I would love to see David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo go head-to-head over their policy records. I want to see Kirstin Gillibrand prove that she can run a fair election on her record.

Do you live in NYC's dirtiest neighborhood? Tell us why

Gotham Gazette | Courtney Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is your neighborhood spic and span or rife with refuse? The Bloomberg administration puts most of the city in the former category and promises to k...

Bloomberg State Of The City Speech: Mayor Promises Efficiency, Will Grant Protected Status To Haitians

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered nothing splashy in a reserved "state of the city" speech Wednesday, saying his third term wo...

Bloomberlusconi Wins in New York!

Tony Hendra | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Hendra

Flouting the law, sneering at democracy, bachelor-at-large Michele Bloomberlusconi triumphed yesterday in his flagrant third-time purchase of the top spot in the supposedly smartest city in the world.

Designers Rally To Save NYC Garment District

Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hundreds gathered on Wednesday in the heart of New York City's garment district to sway city officials against a decision that may push out the strugg...

National Democrats Choose Not To Aid William Thompson Jr. In Mayoral Race Against Bloomberg

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Democrat is struggling to unseat the mayor of the nation's largest city, but top party leaders are staying on the sidelines. The D...

3 Tips to Take Control of Fat Bottoms and Your Bottom Line!

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

As the poor are being turned away from free cancer screenings, the US is buckling under the weight of obesity. Over the past 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity.

John Mack, Morgan Stanley CEO: I Love Regulators! (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack appears to have no problem financial regulators. In fact, Mack, speaking at a financial journalist panel held by Bloomber...

How Budget Cuts at the Times Helped Give NYC Bloomberg III

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven G. Brant

Why weren't Bloomberg's well-known plans for global business news domination a bigger issue in the recent mayoral race? There was a failure of reporting at the Times caused by budget cuts.

John Reed, Former Citigroup CEO, APOLOGIZES For Creating Monster Of A Bank

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may be the most direct apology of the financial crisis. Former Citigroup chairman and CEO, John Reed, has apologized to a Bloomberg reporter fo...

The Full Story of How Tim Geithner Secretly Bailed Out Wall Street at Your Expense

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

One of AIG's goals last fall was to persuade the counterparties to the credit default swaps it had written to accept buyouts as low as 40 cents on the dollar. Then Tim Geithner, head of the New York Fed, stepped in.

BusinessWeek and Bloomberg: Congrats to the Happy Couple!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

It turns out that fewer magazines folded in 2009 than in the two years prior. While USA Today is way down right now, the Wall Street Journal has crept up to take its place.

PPIP: Banks 'Making A Killing' On Government Toxic Asset Program

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Remember the Public-Private Investment Program (PPIP)? The Treasury Department unveiled the program in March and intended it as a way to help banks un...

NYC Mayor Spent Record $102M To Win 3rd Term

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent at least $102 million to narrowly win a third term, breaking his previous records for the most expensiv...

Bloomberg Announces Massive Budget Cuts

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In one of the steepest budget cuts he's ordered in recent years, Mayor Bloomberg yesterday demanded spending slashes of 4 percent in fiscal year 2010 ...

Freelancers Hit With Tax After Reprieve

Village Voice | Camille Dodero | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week the Freelancer's Union sent an email encouraging its 75,000 members to go out and stump for Michael Bloomberg's reelection campaign. "Will y...

Tens of People Breathing Easier on Atlantic Yards Issue

Matt Rodigheri | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Rodigheri

A slideshow from the Saturday March by Develop, Don't Destroy Brooklyn.

Gun Show Loopholes Tracked By New York City; Dealers Allowed Purchase To Undercover Gun Buyers Who Admitted Spotty Records

The Associated Press | Sara Kugler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP)-- New York City officials secretly videotaped dozens of firearm purchases they say were illegal at gun shows in states that have not clo...

Bloomberg Drops Greenhouse Gas Initiative

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After intense opposition from building owners, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has dropped the most far-reaching initiative of his plan for reducing greenh...

Morgan Stanley CEO Calls for More Regulation of Wall Street at Vanity Fair-Bloomberg Event

Katya Wachtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Katya Wachtel

Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack was cheekily ambushed by Bloomberg's Margaret Brennan Wednesday night.

New Coney Island Coming To Brooklyn After $100 Million Land Deal

AP | MARCUS FRANKLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The historic and mostly dormant Coney Island amusement park district in New York City will be revived by next summer with some new at...

Bloomberg Considers Charging $1,000/Year For Parts Of Site

Business Insider | Jay Yarow|Nov. 4, 2009, 9:22 AM |1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bloomberg LP is mulling plans to charge for access to parts of its website, as well as parts of newly acquired BusinessWeek's website. Bloomberg is...

Bloomberg Sets Record For Personal Spending In Pursuit Of Public Office

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

Michael R. Bloomberg, the Wall Street mogul whose fortune catapulted him into New York's City Hall, has set another staggering financial record: He ha...

Bloomberg LP Acquires BusinessWeek

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bloomberg LP has agreed to acquire BusinessWeek from McGraw-Hill, the company announced Tuesday. The terms of the sale were not disclosed, though Bus...

Deck the Halls With Boughs of Economic Folly

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Anyone who thinks the U.S. is headed back to normality in terms of economic growth and employment is simply not looking at the facts.