Election Day: 2013apalooza
Mayor Bill de Blasio rolled out his first major non-education policy initiative since taking office this afternoon, vowing to slow speed limits and crack down on reckless drivers with the aim of dramatically reducing pedestrian traffic fatalities.
Flanked by mourning parents of children killed in the city’s streets–some clutching pictures of their children, one mother wiping tears–Mr. de Blasio said the city is facing an “epidemic of traffic fatalities” that must be addressed.
rock paper scissor
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s former sext-object showed up at the underdog mayoral candidate’s campaign “victory party” at Connolly’s pub tonight with a message of her own.
“He needs some sex therapy,” said Sydney Leathers to the horde of reporters that crowded around her outside Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant, when asked about what’s next for Weiner.
Looks like a pencil is mightier than a $73 million system.
The city’s new emergency response system crashed for 12 minutes on Wednesday, it’s first day of use.
At 4:21 p.m., respondents stood by as hundreds of computer screens abruptly went dark, the Daily News reported.
Telephone operators began scribbling emergency messages onto slips Read More
Office workers may want to look both ways before crossing the street on the way home tonight.
Transportation Alternatives released their first “crash map” today, which reveals that, at over 8,500 crashes involving pedestrians from 1995-2009, Midtown is not the place to go for a stroll. The map, based on the civic group’s new CrashStat.org interactive index, charts motorist crashes involving pedestrians by community.
Monday: Samantha Who?
Perhaps our most egregious miss from the 2007 television season was Samantha Who? We wanted to watch it … honest! It just fell through the cracks of our DVR. Thankfully, ABC was kind enough to catch us up on Samantha’s comings and goings; the four-minute clip posted online that sums Read More
In 2005, the early release Crash pulled off its big win in the Screen Actors Guild ensemble race — which foreshadowed its big upset on Oscar night—after ambushing Hollywood with non-watermarked DVDs. According to Tom O’Neil at the Los Angeles Times‘ Gold Derby blog, yesterday’s SAG Awards nominees prove two points: "how key Read More