Mayor Michael Bloomberg
The 146,000-ton Norwegian Breakaway is 18 stories high and 1,063 feet long, roughly the length of more than four city blocks.
While NYC’s stop-and-frisk program is literally on trial in federal court and is eating up much of the air in the mayoral campaign, word has come down that when cops stopped doing it so much; those committing crimes also stopped doing it so much.
In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.
While the city’s pending ban on super-sized sugary drinks has its share of critics, the story of a Brooklyn eatery denying Mayor Michael Bloomberg a second slice of pizza over it – and starting an obscenity-laden fight – is not true.
Knowing that many labor leaders have refused to negotiate new contracts in the hope that a new mayor would be friendlier, the man some call “El Bloombito” said wage hikes should be finito.
Some merchants on Wednesday were protesting against the idea of raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes in New York City, saying it would severely damage their bottom line.
In an address to the NYPD’s top brass at police headquarters, Bloomberg staunchly defended the practice and offered a stinging criticism of legislation to curtail it.
New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Sunday presented a plan to preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, thus meeting the city’s demands over the decade to come.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday touted a new report from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which said the city’s reduction in gun violence has vastly outpaced the rest of the nation.
The bikes are often used by delivery people and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the new law plugs loopholes and totally bans electric bikes from the streets of New York.
They weren’t coming to party. The NYPD said Thursday that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were planning to come to New York City to detonate their remaining explosives in Times Square.
An estimated 650,000 adult residents city-wide were diagnosed with the disease in 2011, the health department said.
In a statement, Director of Public Affairs Beth Baker said there will be no Navy ships, sailors or Marines in New York City this year for Fleet Week.
In what Mayor Michael Bloomberg called “good news for the environment,” New Yorkers may recycle all kinds of rigid plastics starting Wednesday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomed Mets star third baseman and team captain David Wright and other fan favorites to City Hall on Wednesday as more details of the Midsummer Classic were unveiled.
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