Legacy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg  (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Reflects On 12 Years Of Accomplishments

For years and even as recently as a few months ago, the mayor grumbled whenever anyone asked him about his legacy.

12/24/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

De Blasio: Bloomberg Has Achievements, But Dropped Ball On Inequality

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio on Sunday said the man whom he will soon replace has many achievements to his credit, but still took Mayor Michael Bloomberg to task for what he said was the outgoing mayor’s failure to address inequality.

12/22/2013

Cigarette butts in the street (file/credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Cigarette Butts Are Most Littered Item

According to the group Legacy, there were 287 billion cigarettes sold in the U.S. in 2011, the most recent year with data available. Of those, seven billion were sold in New York.

04/24/2013

Al Sharpton (credit: AP)

NY Leaders Meet Sharpton To Mark King Holiday

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo were among those scheduled to participate in Sharpton’s annual event at held at his National Action Network headquarters in Harlem.

01/17/2011