Staten Island Chuck Welcomes Mayor Bloomberg

medium 02 05 staten island chuck 001 Staten Island Chuck Welcomes Mayor Bloomberg We are live at the St. George’s Theater for Mayor Bloomberg’s State of the City address, and the mayor was introduced by Staten Island Chuck, the local version of Punxsutawney Phil.

Chuck and the mayor, you may recall, have something of a history. The rodent bit the mayor when he arrived for the annual Groundhog Day ceremony in 2009, turning the little guy into something of a folk hero.

Anyway, here’s the intro