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Ed Koch in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2012 State of the City Video

Mayor Ed Koch Remembered As The Embodiment Of New York City

New York City woke up Saturday morning without one of its most recognizable and beloved figures.

02/02/2013

Ed Koch at Esquire Magazine's 70th Anniversary party in New York City - Feb. 20, 2003 (credit: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Mayor Koch Remained Staunchly Private On Matters Of Sexual Orientation

Late Mayor Ed Koch was a strong supporter and champion of gay rights, but when it came to the issue of his own sexual orientation, he steadfastly maintained a commitment to privacy.

02/02/2013

The Rev. Al Sharpton was remembering late Mayor Ed Koch this week. (Credit: Andrew H. Walker/J.P. Yim/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton: Koch Was ‘Authentic’

The Rev. Al Sharpton was one of Mayor Ed Koch’s loudest critics, but was remembering the mayor fondly upon his death Friday.

02/02/2013

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Neighbors, Aides Remember Mayor Koch’s Indomitable Spirit

Mayor Ed Koch was known as the quintessential New Yorker, and left a lasting impression.

02/02/2013

David Dinkins, Ed Koch Rudy Giuliani (credit: CBS 2)

Koch Remembered For Speaking His Mind And Rocking The Political Boat

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.

02/01/2013

Former New York Mayors Ed Koch (R) and David Dinkins look on before New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers his annual State of the City address at Morris High School Campus on January 12, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Education reform was a significant part of Bloomberg's address. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor Koch’s Friends: What You Saw Was What You Got

Those who knew him best said Ed Koch was in private almost exactly as you saw him in public, but even more candid and frank.

02/01/2013

Former New York mayor Ed Koch attends the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University October 15, 2008 in Hempstead, New York. This is the final debate before voters will go to the polls in the 2008 general election on November 4. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.

02/01/2013

Ed Koch at Esquire Magazine's 70th Anniversary party in New York City - Feb. 20, 2003 (credit: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Rutgers Prof: Koch Responsible For Economic Inequality; Loved Politics

Most people who knew late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch say he was a character. but according to Rutgers University Newark Professor Robert Snyder, his comments weren’t always entertaining.

02/01/2013

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor of New York Mario Cuomo attend a party hosted by Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. publisher of the New York Times at the Frederick P. Rose Hall August 30, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Bowers/Getty Images)

Remembering Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch: Statements And Condolences

Statements and condolences have been pouring in since news that former New York City Mayor Ed Koch died early Friday morning.

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch takes part in the wreath laying ceremony during the Veteran's Day Parade - Nov. 11, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Listen To Special WCBS 880 Audiofile: Ed Koch 1924-2013

“How’m I doin’?” That was the refrain of Edward Irving Koch, who we knew simply as Ed Koch.

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch attends the celebration of his 85th Birthday at the Bryan Cave LLP Celebration at the St. Regis Hotel on November 18, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Bryan Cave LLP)

Famous Ed Koch Remarks Over The Years

“How’m I doing?” was his trademark question to constituents, although the answer mattered little to Koch. The mayor always thought he was doing wonderfully.

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch at the White House - Mar. 14, 2012 (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies; Share Your Condolences

Please share your thoughts on Koch and your condolences with us below.

02/01/2013

Ed Koch speaks at the renaming of the Queensboro Bridge in his honor at The Water Club Restaurant on May 19, 2011.  (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

CBS New York Reporters Reflect On Covering Ed Koch Through The Years

Former New York City mayor Ed Koch passed away Friday at the age of 88. Known for his outspoken personality and famous remarks, Koch was not shy about speaking his mind, often giving reporters plenty to write about.

02/01/2013

Ed Koch celebrates at the renaming of the Queensboro Bridge in his honor at The Water Club Restaurant on May 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

‘Koch’ Documentary, Released To Theaters Friday, Takes Objective Look At Famed Mayor

Neal Barsky, the filmmaker behind the documentary “Koch” joined The Couch by phone to tell us what it was like to work with the beloved New York City Mayor.

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayors David Dinkins and Ed Koch at Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan - Jan. 31, 2007 (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

David Dinkins Reflects On Death Of Fellow Former Mayor 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.”

02/01/2013

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