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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

City Incarceration Rate Drops By More Than A Third During Bloomberg’s Tenure

In his final days in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg touted a historic drop in crime in the city. According to the mayor, policing is a huge part of the equation. But he also pointed to a significant drop in the incarceration rate.

12/26/2013

Christmas At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Thousands Of Faithful Celebrate Christmas At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Thousands were in attendance, ringing in one of the most important days of the Christian calendar in the city’s most famous church.

12/25/2013

Volunteers, in red, at the New York Cares coat drive on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Show Christmas Spirit Across Tri-State Area

Dozens of people turned up for a chance to get new coats at the New York Rescue Mission.

12/25/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Grandpa Bloomberg Discusses Meeting Grandson For First Time

During his stop at Engine 258/Ladder 115 in Queens, the mayor was gifted a mug that reads “Number One Grandpa.”

12/25/2013

Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration

Mayor Bloomberg Becomes A Grandfather

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now a grandfather.

12/24/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets diners at annual Christmas Eve lunch for the homeless at City Hall restaurant, Dec. 24, 2013. (credit: Samantha Modell/NYC Mayor's Office)

FDNY, New Yorkers Celebrate Christmas By Giving Back

Whether you’re a volunteer, a business owner, or even a member of the FDNY, there are plenty of ways New Yorkers are giving back to their community this Christmas.

12/24/2013

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

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS from August 2012 New York Daily News Article( Photo by Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

Remembering Stan Brooks: 1927-2013

Brooks died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday afternoon. He was 86.

12/23/2013

Construction equipment in Times Square (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Unveils Redesign Of Times Square Pedestrian Plaza

Part of the Crossroads of the World is undergoing a three-year, $40 million makeover in an effort to make the area more pedestrian friendly.

12/23/2013

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

Peter Vallone Jr. (credit: petervallone.com)

Councilman Hopes For Passage Of Animal Abuse Registry Bill

Just like sex offenders must register on a list, animal abusers in New York City could have to do the same under legislation passed this week by the City Council and headed to the mayor’s desk.

12/21/2013

Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration

Bloomberg Always Thought West Side Stadium Was A ‘Good Idea’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he wished a West Side football stadium had been completed on his watch. But he’s not losing much sleep over it.

12/21/2013

Bloomberg Takes Ceremonial First Ride On No. 7 Train Extension (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Takes Ceremonial First Ride On No. 7 Subway Extension

It takes a very special man to score a ride in a private train car to an unfinished subway station. Any guesses who that man was and where he was going?

12/20/2013

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

Bloomberg’s Meddling Ways On Unions Don’t Sit Well With De Blasio

It’s the battle of the mayors. Michael Bloomberg has offered an unprecedented challenge to his successor to slash union benefits — for the good of the city — even if it means he doesn’t get re-elected.

12/18/2013

Stan Brooks Radio Room (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Radio Room At City Hall Renamed In Honor Of 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a moment to give out a special gift during the annual holiday party Tuesday night at Gracie Mansion.

12/18/2013

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