all stories tagged "Michael Bloomberg"
Temporary spaces work great for retailer and restaurants, but some of the best uses are coming from the arts community.
MetroFocus took a look at the surprising roots of disorderly conduct as a legal concept in 14th-century British common law and the myriad ways in which the NYPD has used it.
By naming one of his deputies to run the Port Authority yesterday and putting the agency in charge of building an expanded Moynihan Station in Midtown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo put another footprint in the center of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s New York City.
As the case against former campaign operative John Haggerty moves to Manhattan Supreme Court, one mystery remains unanswered: how much did Bloomberg spend to extend mayoral term limits?
MetroFocus looks at what politicians had to say when the Occupy Wall Street movement started nearly four weeks ago, and what they're saying now.VIDEO
The Occupy Wall Street protest made labor leaders and some Democratic pols into both winners and losers this week — winners because the movement gave them a spotlight, and losers because they utterly failed to lead on America’s economic insecurity issues until a bunch of funny-haircut kids did their organizing for them. Let’s ignore their chants for a moment and focus on the rest of this week’s Winners & Losers:
One of the principal activists in the coalition that helped legalize same-sex marriage is considering running for Manhattan borough president in 2013.