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WATCH: Bloomberg Says Police Should Strike Until Government Acts On Gun Control

Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

Speaking as a guest on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Monday evening, Mayor Bloomberg stepped up his call for stricter gun laws by suggesting police ...

The (Soda) Counter Hearing to NYC's Phony Soda Ban Hearing

Audrey Silk | Posted 09.18.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The sparkle of a "hearing" is as flat as an hours old open can of seltzer.

Bloomberg Asking Bodegas To Hide The Junk Food

Posted 07.19.2012 | New York

In the latest installment of Mayor Bloomberg's mission to curb obesity, the city has introduced a new "Shop Healthy" program calling for bodegas and ...

Sapplets, Digital Watermarks Are Key Magazine Innovations in 2012 Report

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Print media, including magazines, that complain of reduced revenues, rising costs, shrinking circulation and see-sawing advertising, have felt the pinch, but thanks to innovative approaches, countless publishers are recouping their losses and widening their reach.

CNN and Fox News -- Who Got It Worst?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

For CNN and Fox News, the race seems to be not who got it first, but who got it worst with the Supreme Court ruling.

NYC's School Closing Gambit Leaves Students Behind

Gail Robinson | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Gail Robinson

New York City's efforts to fire half the staffs at 24 struggling schools took another turn last week -- and like everything that has happened in the last six months at these schools, the latest twist seems unlikely to help the students.

Who Should Control The 9/11 Memorial?

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has rejected the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's efforts to have a greater say over the ...

PHOTOS: First Look At The New McCarren Park Pool!

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

Get your speedos out, New York. The McCarren Park Pool has reopened! Mayor Bloomberg presided Thursday morning over the opening of the newly renova...

WATCH: Bloomberg Using Home AC Unit To Cool Off SUV

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

Last week's brutal heat wave may have prompted some of us to panic and bust open a fire hydrant, but it looks like Mayor Bloomberg has taken his own ...

Saki Knafo

How Bloomberg's 'Dance Macabre' With City Council Saved New York Children's Services

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

In their apartment in a rough neighborhood of Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon, Carmen Torres and her 10-year-old daughter, Jaylee Nieves, rattled off so...

Gerry Smith

Bloomberg Takes On 'Digital Deserts' To Support Local Startups

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

At 21st Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan's Flatiron District, at least five tech startups have offices within a single block. But these companies...

NYC Budget Accord Saves Day Care, Fire Companies

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York

By Joan Gralla June 25 (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council on Monday agreed on a $6...

Bloomberg Talks Frank On 2012 Endorsement

nytimes.com | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York has remained coy about whether he plans to endorse a presidential candidate this year, even as Mitt Romney and ...

The 25 Most Dangerous People in Financial Media

Joshua M. Brown | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business
Joshua M. Brown

Dangerous in a good way -- these are the financial media players who are making things very difficult for the establishment to maintain the status quo.

Mayor Highlights Debilitating Disease With Call For Action

Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg will announce Monday that June 18th will be known as Dystonia Call to Action Day. Never heard of Dystonia? That's the point. Dyston...

NYC Announces Redevelopment Deal For Area Near Mets Stadium

AP | Posted 06.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration has announced an agreement with a group of developers that includes the owners of t...

NYC Soda Ban's Legal Fight

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — If New York City bans big sodas, what's next on the list? Large slices of pizza? Double-scoop ice cream cones? Tubs of movie-theater ...

Regulating Obesity

Edward Flattau | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Many people responded indignantly to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed anti-obesity ban on large size sugary drinks. They contended tha...

Could Popcorn And Frappucinos Be Next?

Posted 06.13.2012 | New York

As Mayor Bloomberg's controversial proposal to ban large sugary drinks in New York City gains traction with the Board of Health, other highly caloric ...

Cracking Down On Enormous Soda Portions

Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you’ve traveled abroad, you might have noticed that portion si...

NYC Health Commissioner Defends Soda Ban

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | New York

* Says limiting drink size sends a message * Ban won't limit freedom to drink sugary products-official * Industry defend...

Has Climate Denial Reached the Turning Point?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

I would argue that Heartland's billboard was more than just a matter of living in a bubble: climate deniers are at a turning point. The oil industry and petroleum supporters are backed into a corner on the issue of climate change.

Saki Knafo

'Salad, What's That?' Bloomberg's Soda Ban And The South Bronx Food Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

Every morning, thousands of trucks roll out of a giant produce market in the Bronx bearing loads of arugula, chicory, escarole, radicchio and just abo...

Nate C. Hindman

Bloomberg Soda Ban Blasted By New York Business Owners

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban the sale of large sugary drinks at New York City eateries has some local business owners up in arms. "We're c...

Stalled 9/11 Museum Nearing Deal, Says Bloomberg

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Officials from both sides of a dispute that has slowed work at a Sept. 11 museum that is to tell the stories of the dead and provide ...