Crowley makes good on Kiwanis flap
Now those of you who are watching know that it’s a whole lot of fun when a Republican actually has a shot at a seat in New York City. Well, the 30th Council District seat in Glendale is held by Dem...
Dems helping Flushing Republican?
In Flushing, the race to replace outgoing councilman and comptroller candidate John Liu has some interesting dynamics coming down the stretch run.
The folks on the editorial board (which sometimes...
The governor becomes a bona fide TV star
It seems like everyone just wants him to go away, so Governor David Paterson has decided to be everywhere!
A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that the president himself - yes goslings, Barack O...
The mythical world of NYC politics
If you've been following the race for the 19th Council District (currently held by Tony Avella, who decided not to run for a third term and instead waged an unsuccessful campaign to win the Democra...
He moves in mysterious ways
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, despite all of his billions of dollars and financial media empire, is just like you and me. If you don't believe us, just look at all of his campaign literature.
I Want Candy!
Speaking of jetting all over the world, some politicians from New York City got a lift back to their home districts from President Barack Obama on Air Force One recently. We are told that among the...
Mailers? Ha! Ognibene is on a billboard
You know who isn't a “nobody”? Tom Ognibene, that's who! And he has this massive billboard looming over the Long Island Expressway in Maspeth to prove it. This might be one of the first political b...
Mayor refuses to endorse nobody
Ouch...you know your campaign is in trouble when you are no longer considered a long-shot candidate, but in fact a “nobody.”
That's the blow that Republican candidates for comptroller and public a...
It feels like the day after Christmas
Finally Primary Day has come and gone, and guess what? Not that many people cared.
Except for the folks who were lucky enough to score a ticket to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Primary Day party to wel...
It's a Girl!
Well, the week wasn't a total wash for Eric Gioia. He may have lost his bid to become the city's next public advocate (and a heartbeat away from becoming the next mayor of New York City), but he re...
UFC: Ultimate Fighting Council
Oh Allan Jennings, where have you been the last few years?
The former City Council member from Queens - who once threw a metal object at a reporter on live television (see photo), took out ads in C...