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Center fielder Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 8, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Mets won 7-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

#MetsAreBetterThan Trending Nationwide On Twitter In Light Of Amazins’ Fast Start

On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.


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Nina In New York: Apartment Hunting Just Got Even Harder

To me, it seems like it would be better to allow all those who smoke cigarettes to spread out evenly across the city rather than ghettoizing them into designated buildings.


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B&C Morning Show: Bloomberg Out Of His Element, Jerry Right At Home

Jerry began his first update on a positive note, and just kept the good times rolling.


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NYC Unveiling New App For Restaurants, Stores, Attractions And More

The app will provide access to nearly 90,000 restaurants, stores, attractions, hotels and bars. Its features include reservation bookings on OpenTable, movie ticket purchases via Fandago and information about public transportation.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks on Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg: Startups From Incubator Have Raised $38 Million In Venture Capital

Mayor Bloomberg says that New York’s very first city-sponsored, small-business incubator has had remarkable results from its home in Hudson Square.


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Michael Bloomberg, Mets Owner? Billionaire Mayor Not Interested

Mayor Michael Bloomberg could afford to buy the Mets. But that’s one job that he’s not looking to step into after he leaves City Hall.


Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

Gov Cuomo Wants New Eval System For NY Educators

Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.


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Nina In New York: It’s Not Exactly Prohibition, People.

With the public smoking bans recently put into effect and talk of extending them further, I understand people’s sensitivity to the mayor’s office using its power to officially judge our vices. I don’t like it any more than the next person.


Ellen Barkin poses during the 'Another Happy Day' Photocall during the 37th Deauville Film Festival on September 4, 2011 in Deauville, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Ellen Barkin Tweets Back In Anger After Shoving Match With Cops

Actress Ellen Barkin, who resides in the Union Square area, took to Twitter on Sunday to protest the treatment of a young woman she saw being arrested by the police.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New Legislation Seeks To Eradicate PCBs In NY Schools

Mayor Bloomberg signed legislation today relating to the notification and reporting of the possible presence of PCBs in city schools. The presence of toxic PCBs in schools has been a hot button issue for parents for a long time.



Bloomberg To Obama, Congress: ‘You Damn Well Better Do Something’ About Illegal Guns

As the officer’s family released new images of Figoski with his four daughters, the mayor said more needs to be done to stop criminals from obtaining guns like the one that killed the dedicated officer and devoted father.


Members of Occupy Wall march on Broadway during a celebration march after learning that they can stay on Zuccotti Park, October 14, 2011. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand /Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Occupiers Get Entertaining

Tired of those run-of-the-mill occupiers? Looking for an occupier with a star quality? Some rhythm maybe? A good singing voice? You’re in luck, the Occupy Wall Street movement now comes complete with an entertainment department, and they’ve created their own movement called Occupy Broadway.


Cleaning up in Zuccotti Park (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Announces Zuccotti Park Cleanup While Meeting Protestors

Greeted by a mix of cheers and jeers, Bloomberg ordered the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrators to get out of of the plaza long enough for the area to be sanitized on Friday morning by Brookfield Properties.


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Mayor Bloomberg Calls On City Agencies To Make Big Spending Cuts

Councilman Lewis Fidler is concerned and argues that spending cuts or raising taxes are not sufficient answers to the problem.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Getty Images)

Gay Rights Organization Honors Mayor Bloomberg

In his acceptance speech, Mayor Bloomberg praised the President and Congress for winning the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gays in the military.