Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.
Last week, the auction house sold furniture and artwork from Koch’s home in Greenwich Village. The items auctioned off netted a total of $51,755, surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $20,115-30,690, Doyle New York said.
A set of dining room chairs designed by Frank Lloyd Wright sold Monday for more than $11,000 at an auction of furniture and other possessions of the late New York Mayor Ed Koch.
City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn took a seat at the table Saturday at the weekly luncheon with late Mayor Ed Koch’s inner circle.
A visitor to Mayor Ed Koch’s gravesite would be led to believe he was 10 months younger than Mayor Michael Bloomberg – who was born Feb. 14, 1942. Koch was, in fact, 17 years older than the current mayor.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s family and friends attended mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday – a favorite activity of the late Jewish mayor.
The details of late New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s will have been released.
The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found 31 percent of city voters said Giuliani did the best job.
New Yorkers recently said goodbye to the colorful, outspoken, and at times controversial Mayor Ed Koch; his life was recently depicted in a documentary that opened on the day that he died.
The City Council speaker spoke to a packed Council chamber and was interrupted by applause many times.
Mourners applauded and Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” played as Koch’s wooden casket was carried by six uniformed officers from the NYPD and FDNY out of Temple Emanu-El on Monday.
Bagpipes played Monday as the casket of late former Mayor Ed Koch was carried out of Temple Emanu-El on the shoulders of NYPD pall-bearers and and was followed by mourners both connected and common.
Late Mayor Ed Koch will soon have a subway station on the Upper East Side named in his honor.
Per Koch’s request, three flags will be on display during the service – the American flag, the Israeli flag and the flag of the City of New York. The service will end with the playing of a “hymn-like” slower version of “New York, New York.”