Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration

Quinnipiac Poll Finds Majority Of City Residents Think Bloomberg Was A Successful Mayor

According to the poll released Friday, 64 percent of city voters said Bloomberg was a success as mayor, while just 24 percent say he was a failure.

01/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces an expansion of the paid sick days law on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Announces Expansion Of Hotly Contested Paid Sick Days Law

The mayor is calling for businesses with five or more employees to provide five sick days, which would help more than 300,000 additional New Yorkers.

01/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio, Health Commissioner Bassett Vow To Continue Much Of Bloomberg’s Health Agenda

There will still be a bulls eye on over-sized sugary drinks and tobacco, but Dr. Mary Bassett said she wants city residents to be on board with those restrictions.

01/16/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

New York City police unions have asked a federal appeals court to hurry its decision on whether they can continue stop-and-frisk litigation if Mayor Bill de Blasio drops the case.

01/03/2014

Bill de Blasio (R) is sworn in as New York City Mayor by former US President Bill Clinton (L) on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall

Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.

01/01/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Con Edison Reaches Agreement With Cuomo To Freeze Rates

Consolidated Edison has agreed to freeze its base electricity rates for two years and gas and steam rates for three years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

12/31/2013

Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images), Michael Bloomberg watches Knicks-Spurs at MSG (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2013 Sports Oddities: A Wayward Super Bowl Ring, Bloomberg’s Popcorn Caper & More

The mystery of what exactly happened to Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring was one of many odd places sports wandered into this year…

12/31/2013

Carmen Farina (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor-Elect De Blasio Appoints Carmen Farina As Schools Chancellor

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has tapped Carmen Farina, a former teacher, principal and longtime advocate of early childhood education, to be New York City’s next schools chancellor.

12/30/2013

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg In Final Radio Address: ‘Thank You’ For Taking Chance On Me

In his final weekly radio address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg thanked New Yorkers for electing him three times and touted his record at City Hall.

12/29/2013

The newest officers to join the ranks of the NYPD graduated from the police academy on Friday. (Credit CBS 2)

Real Life ‘Blue Bloods’ Graduate From NYPD Academy

The event could have been a scene from the CBS drama Blue Bloods, three generations of a family that has served the NYPD for nearly 70 years were on hand for the ceremony.

12/27/2013

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS (Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

Saying Goodbye To Legendary 1010 WINS Newsman Stan Brooks

Stan Brooks died Monday of cancer at his home surrounded by family. He was just one month shy of his 87th birthday.

12/27/2013

A pay-by-phone meter. (credit: CBS 2)

Pay-By-Phone Parking Headed To NYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said New York City drivers will soon be able to pay for parking at the city’s 14,000 meters by cell phone and online.

12/27/2013

A food cart worker fills a plastic foam take-out container with food for a customer in New York City on Dec. 19, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Inches Closer To Banning Plastic Foam Food Containers

New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers.

12/19/2013

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

The Bloomberg administration has proposed requiring flu shots for day care and preschool students. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Could Soon Mandate Flu Shots For Small Children

Flu shots could soon be required by law for small children in New York City. The plan would mandate children in day cares and preschools receive the shot.

12/10/2013

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