Fundraising, Futile Endeavors
It’s rare to see a real Republican campaign on Manhattan’s East Side, let alone a G.O.P. primary. Not only does the party have bad odds in most parts of the city, here a Congressional challenge means facing the matriarch of the 14th District, Representative Carolyn Maloney, who has held the seat for 18 Read More
Young Reshma Saujani, pretender to the 14th Congressional District throne held for nearly 20 years by Carolyn Maloney, sat slouched and fidgety in the wilting heat at a small Lower East Side cafe last Sunday afternoon.
“The demographics of the district look more like me than they look like Carolyn,” said Mr. Saujani, toying absent-mindedly Read More
The new design.
Last night, Community Board 5 overwhelmingly approved the Parks Department’s redesign for the northern end of Union Square Park. The redesign will triple the size of the current playground–adding a “Tot Lot” for the wee buggers, a “Toy Box” for ambulatory children and “the Mountain” for older kids (and Observer staffers Read More