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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

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Advocacy Group: Bloomberg Should Not Be Proud Of Record On Homelessness

An advocacy group for the homeless has disputed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s defense of his policies on homelessness as he kicked off his farewell tour on Tuesday.

12/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Opens Ice Rink At Prospect Park (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Kicks Off Legacy Tour In Brooklyn

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12 years in office is down to its final two weeks.

12/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg Legacy: Mayor Mike Went Where Many Didn’t Have Guts To Go

The Michael Bloomberg era in New York City ends in just two weeks.

He leaves with friends, enemies and a long list of accomplishments, which, in true Mayor Mike style, he wants to be the first to tell you about.

12/16/2013

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

Bloomberg To Push Gun Control Efforts After Term Ends

While speaking during his weekly address heard on 1010 WINS, the mayor said he won’t leave the gun control cause behind when he leaves office.

12/15/2013

Mayors Against Illegal Guns report on online gun sales. The investigation found nearly a third of online gun postings are made by high-volume dealers operating against the law. (credit: Mayors Against Illegal Guns)

Bloomberg Gun Group Calls For Crackdown On Online Gun Sales Loophole

Nearly one-third of gun ads on ArmsList.com were posted by high-volume sellers who do not possess the mandatory federal firearms license. They use the “private sale loophole,” which does not require a background check, Bloomberg said Thursday.

12/12/2013

New York City Mayoral Candidate Bill De Blasio Holds Election Night Gathering

Mayor-Elect de Blasio Says Family Will Move Into Gracie Mansion

In a statement by Bill, Chirlane, Chiara and Dante de Blasio on their website, the family called it “a tough decision.”

12/11/2013

Tourists pose for pictures during a visit to the Statue of Liberty on October 13, 2013. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

City Set To Mark All-Time High For Tourism

Official predictions show that a record 54.3 million visitors will have arrived in the city by the end of 2013. Of those, nearly 43 million came from elsewhere in the U.S. while about 11.4 million traveled internationally to visit the city.

12/10/2013

Federal agents raid a home in New Boston, Texas in connection with the investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Obama on May 31, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Texas Woman Admits Sending Ricin To Obama, Bloomberg

Shannon Guess Richardson pleaded guilty in federal court in Texarkana, Texas, to a federal charge of possessing and producing a biological toxin.

12/10/2013

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