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Quinn With Koch's Friends

Quinn Gathers With Ed Koch’s Longtime Friends To Remember Late Mayor

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.

09/07/2013

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)

Mistake On Grave Marker Makes Koch Appear Younger Than Bloomberg

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.

06/17/2013

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

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

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 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

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Ed Koch Back In The Hospital

Just two days after he was released, former Mayor Ed Koch was back in the hospital Monday.

01/28/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Expects To Leave Hospital Saturday

Koch was admitted Saturday night with fluid in his lungs and swollen ankles.

01/25/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is seen at Gracie Mansion - New York, NY - Jun 17, 2010 - Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Historic House Trust of New York City

Former Mayor Ed Koch Back In The Hospital, But Doing Well

The 88-year-old was admitted Saturday night with swollen ankles, according to spokesman George Arzt.

01/20/2013

FILE - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Bryan Cave LLP)

Former Mayor Koch Expected To Leave Hospital In Time For 88th Birthday

Koch said Friday through a spokesman: “There’s no fear of my not making my birthday party next week.”

12/07/2012

FILE - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Bryan Cave LLP)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Remains Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Spokesman George Arzt said he was having lunch with the former mayor on Tuesday when Koch said he didn’t feel well.

12/05/2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is seen at Gracie Mansion - New York, NY - Jun 17, 2010 - Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Historic House Trust of New York City

Former Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized With Respiratory Infection

Ed Koch, who turns 88 on Dec. 12, was “admitted this afternoon to New York-Presbyterian Hospital with a respiratory infection. The infection is being treated with antibiotics,” spokesman George Arzt said in a brief release.

12/04/2012