Gerry O’Brien

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Borough President Hits Bump In The Road With Charity Misstep

At a recent borough hall event with business leaders Adams’ staff handed out materials intended to raise funds for his new charity, a not-for-profit called “One Brooklyn.”


Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Arrested During Hospital Protest In Midtown

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.


Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Inspector General Shaping Up To Be Hot Button Issue In Mayoral Race

Political consultant Gerry O’Brien said the topic is quite a kick-off for the election season, with Speaker Christine Quinn trying to show Democrats she’s not joined at the hip to the mayor.