The Willis Avenue Bridge over the Harlem River was mislabeled the “David Dinkins-Willis Avenue Bridge” on the maps.nyc.gov website.
From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.
Former Mayor David Dinkins was out of the hospital and back at home Wednesday night, after a week of treatment for pneumonia.
Former Mayor David Dinkins was expected to be released from the hospital by the end of the week, according to his law partner and adviser.
Dinkins, 86, was admitted on Wednesday night after experiencing difficulty breathing.
When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found 31 percent of city voters said Giuliani did the best job.
Ed Koch was a major player on the New York political stage for almost 50 years, winning friends and gaining foes and sometimes turning the one into the other.
“How’m I doin’?” That was the refrain of Edward Irving Koch, who we knew simply as Ed Koch.
“Shock, frankly, all though I knew that Ed was not well and I knew that we has in intensive care. Still, I was not quite prepared for that,” Dinkins said. “He seems to be indestructible. I thought he’d go on forever.”
Dinkins’ name would go on the 350-foot-long Willis Avenue Bridge, which spans the Harlem River connecting Manhattan and the Bronx.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is one of the most popular people in New York City, but residents have a message for him: “don’t give up your day job.”