I never thought cutting my hair was a sign of the implosion of the American economy, until I read about it on Twitter.
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Helen Foster, who is contemplating a run for Bronx Borough President, said the last two people who have held that job have divided the borough’s black and Puerto Rican communities.
A story in the Riverdale Review (still not online!) this week quoted Foster’s father, the former Councilman in the area, at a February Read More
A bit of news from the small world of local political blogging: New York Press writer and blogger John DeSio is out, ending what has been his tortured relationship with the alt-weekly that was recently acquired by the more mainstream Manhattan Media.
From an email he‘s sending to Read More
City council candidates answer questions about police brutality (bad), affordable housing (more, more) and Iraq (boo!).
Eliot Spitzer created the new position of Education Czar.
The Daily News’ publisher is pissed off about getting calls on his cell phone about Rudy Giuliani.
Harry Siegel explores a Libertarian traffic Read More
How excited is Ralph Nader to see the rise of the netroots?
In a conversation with NY Press scribe John DeSio:
“I don’t think much is going to come of it,” says Nader of the current hybrid of politics and technology. “I don’t think the electronic media is very motivating for people Read More
Sincerest apologies for the absence of posts over the last couple of hours. We’ve been having some tech issues that are, for the moment, resolved.
And now, as we were saying…
If there was any doubt how Ned Lamont might try to revitalize his campaign, this ad should answer your question.
Here’s what Read More
There goes my chance of crawling back to New York Press.
The new blog there, Follow the Leader, is up and running. The “new boss” there is the always humble John DeSio. He has been toiling away at The Bronx Press Review for years. Now, he’ll be splitting his time between the Read More
And yes, in the City Council that’s sometimes news.
The Bronx Press’s John DeSio emails to note that City Council Member Larry Seabrook of the Bronx held the first-ever meeting of the Civil Rights Committee today, about two years after it was formed.
He gets $4,000 a year for the leadership position. According Read More