Al D’Amato may not have the clout he used to.
The American Spectator wonders if John Edwards’ game plan for using a win in Iowa to trigger campaign donations will work.
Andrew Cuomo hired Frank Hoare to work in the attorney general’s office.
Hillary Clinton and John McCain are the Read More
Here’s a bit of color with which to end the year: the final map of the 421-a exclusion zone, as approved by the City Council last week and by the Mayor on Thursday. (Click to enlarge.)
The current boundaries are in grey; the expansion of the exclusion zone (subject to state legislative approval) Read More
Now that we’re talking about old New York Times buildings, let’s talk about the first ever! When the Times initially published in 1851, it ran its operations out of a tiny, six-story building near City Hall at 113 Nassau Street.
The 15,000-square-foot building, above, is undistinguished — it was never landmarked — and Read More
Here’s a remarkably pungent year-end interview with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, an Atlantic Yards Project supporter, by media outlet er he feels doesn’t give the project a fair shake: Brooklyn Papers.
Here is how the interview started, according to a politely edited transcript.
Q: Did you see our banner headline on Read More
There is no slowing down Day 2.
Eliot Spitzer just announced government offices are staying open, despite the recent death of former President Ford.
“State Offices will remain open on Tuesday and the passing of President Ford will be commemorated with a state-wide moment of silence at 10:00 am.”
– Azi Paybarah
There’s a theory that no legislator wants to be the last one to hold together a fading majority. As a result, there’s been a fair amount of speculation among reporters and political insiders about whether there might not be another state Senate Republican preparing to follow Michael Balboni’s lead by bolting the GOP conference to Read More
Here’s to the folks who work overtime to dispel the notion of a slow news day. (Like, say, today.)
Over the past month, the Queens Chronicle has collected every e mail and fax sent by Queens representatives at all levels of government: city, state and federal. The paper tabulated the total number of communications and Read More
The Real Estate launches a new feature today called Real Estate Overheard. It’s about those tidbits of real estate wit and wisdom you overhear in subways, on buses, at dinner parties, aboard airplanes, etc. If you do overhear anything about New York City real estate that you’d like to share with the world, please Read More
Flip around the year-end issue of Crain’s and you’ll see a beautifully photoshopped ad for 229 West 43rd Street.
The old New York Times buildng will have lots of leasing space available, and Tishman Speyer is beginning its first wave of telling everyone about it.
The ad promises “great renovations,” which the building Read More