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Bloomberg's Iftar Dinner

Michael Bloomberg's Iftar Dinner

Kristen Artz / nyc.gov

Bloomberg's annual Ifter dinner in Gracie Mansion, in 2004.

Michael Bloomberg is hosting his annual Iftar dinner tonight at Gracie Mansion. Above is a photo from an Iftar dinner he held there in 2004.

It’s the perfect venue for Bloomberg to reassert himself as the pre-eminent defender of the Park51 project, which, with one exception, has drawn a collective mumble from other city officials.