Stephen Levin

The New  York Post's cover on Jan. 5, 2014.

New York Post Cover About Slain Developer Angers Pols

A pair of elected officials are blasting the New York Post’s cover Sunday as “offensive” and “insensitive.”

01/05/2014

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Arrested During Hospital Protest In Midtown

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.

07/10/2013

Burned Mezuzah In Brooklyn

Jewish Religious Objects Found Burned On Holocaust Remembrance Day

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the burning of mezuzot in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Holocaust Remembrance Day was a hate crime.

04/08/2013

Spider-Man

Columbia Pictures, Williamsburg Leaders, Reach ‘Spider-Man’ Compromise

The “Amazing Spider-Man” is now more welcome in Brooklyn.

03/19/2013

Girl eats school breakfast  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Council Slams Mayor’s Office Over Lack Of Free School Breakfasts

New York City ranks last among major U.S. cities in providing free breakfasts for kids who qualify for them. The free meals are only available in a quarter of city schools, and only one-third of eligible students are eating them.

08/22/2012

Vehicles head outbound on the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

City Council Members Call For Brooklyn Bridge Path Expansion

Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.

08/08/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg cuts the ribbon at the new Brooklyn Brewery Brewhouse - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 14, 2011 - Photo: Spencer Tucker / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg’s Method Of Raising A Glass Raises Eyebrows

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an unusual way of enjoying a beer.

02/15/2011