Choire Sicha sends this photo of Hillary Clinton, taking a break from her relentless campaign schedule today, to take lunch at The Water View Diner in Howard Beach, Queens — an area rich in the sort of white ethnic voters she’ll be looking to claim as part of her broad mandate.
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Apparently, Mike isn’t the only one who gets a little bi-partisan.
At the Queens Republican County annual dinner, Serph Maltese gave a friendly shout out to “the most conservative Democrat in the City Council,” Democrat Peter Vallone, Jr.
A Vallone source said he dropped in on the party at Roma Read More
On NY1′s Inside City Hall last night, Dominic Carter spoke to Senator Serphin Maltese, a republican, about the recent whisper campaign by Bloomberg aides threatening a challenge to the nine term incumbent.
“The fact of the matter is we are now attempting to work closely with the Mayor and his people to get as Read More
very words “Howard Beach” conjure painful images for New Yorkers who remember the racist attack which took place in that Queens neighborhood in 1986. A black man died when he was struck by a car while fleeing a mob of young white men.
20 years later, Howard Beach is back in Read More
Has anyone else noticed that Virginia is the only candidate running for Mayor who has been relentlessly, even reflexively on the attack?
Anthony has gotten something of a reputation as an attack dog, but it’s Virginia who pushed Freddy much harder on his Diallo remarks than any of her Democratic rivals, sparred Read More
It was Wednesday, Sept. 6, around midnight, and we were sitting at a regular table at Elaine’s, last one on the right before the alcove leading to the party room, kitchen and restrooms. My controversial friend, the often-dismissed and (by white people, at least) hugely underrated Reverend Al Sharpton, was sitting alongside me. I’m proud Read More