On Sunday, Aug. 9, Anthony Weiner waded into one of this year’s most contentious City Council primaries by endorsing Bob Zuckerman for the 39th District in Park Slope at Dizzy’s Diner on Eighth Avenue.
For the outspoken 45-year-old congressman and one-and-a-half-time mayoral candidate, who grew up a few blocks away from the site Read More
The usually ultra-liberal Brooklyn political club, Independent Neighborhood Democrats, endorsed a 27-year-old candidate who doesn't support same-sex marriage and who opposes abortion rights.
The club voted last night to endorse John Heyer over one of its own members, Bob Zuckerman, who is gay and fairly progressive. They’re both running for the seat Read More
Public advocate candidate Bill de Blasio said last night that he's 99 percent sure he won't endorse any of the (many) people running for the Brooklyn City Council seat he's vacating.
Among those candidates is Bob Zuckerman, a former president of the Stonewall Democrats, where de Blasio and other public advocate candidates Read More
Steve DiBrienza, a former City Councilman known for jousting with former mayor Rudy Giuliani, confirmed he plans to run for his old job again in Brooklyn’s 39th District.
“Yes, I am looking to run for City Council,” he said in a telephone chat.
When asked about his battles with Giuliani, DiBrienza said they Read More
Democratic Representative Ed Towns of Brooklyn, who had an unexpectedly strong primary challenge two years ago, won the endorsement of a local Democratic club, the Independent Neighborhood Democrats, last night.
I.N.D. is located in the 52nd Assembly District (Park Slope, Cobble Hill, etc.) and could conceivably have gone for Towns’ challenger–the younger, Obama-supporting Read More
City Council candidate Bob Zuckerman of Brooklyn is having his kick-off campaign event at the Ritz next month.
The elected officials lending their names to the event’s invitation include Tom Duane, Deborah Glick, Danny O’Donnell, Matt Titone, Micah Kellner.
While those people are from Manhattan and Staten Island, and may not translate to Read More
Former Stonewall Democratic Club President and City Council candidate Bob Zuckerman thinks the current City Council has spent a little too much time passing unneeded legislation.
“I may introduce one resolution if I’m in the City Council, and that is to ban resolutions,” Zuckerman says in this clip, taken outside Read More
Bob Zuckerman, past president of the Stonewall Democratic Club and prospective City Council candidate in Brooklyn’s 39th District, thinks the job of a Council member should be considered full-time. (It’s currently part-time.)
At a hearing yesterday, Zuckerman brought the issue up again and said he now has a web site, Read More
Here’s more on yesterday’s election from two local players, including somewhat contradictory takes on a little-noticed Brooklyn judicial race.
Gary Tilzer, campaign manager for Diana Johnson:
"Diana Johnson who was elected to the Brooklyn Surrogate Court last night is the first Afro-American Surrogate ever elected in New York State. It is also Read More
Bob Zuckerman, a past president of the Stonewall Democratic Club and prospective City Council candidate for Brownstone Brooklyn (Park Slope, Carroll Garden, Kensington, etc) has a proposal for his maybe-future colleagues: Quit your second jobs.
“If you’re getting paid the kind of salary that a Councilman is getting paid–which for many of them, because Read More