Thursday, September 05, 2013
By Matthew Schuerman : Editor, WNYC
Bill de Blasio’s support for Atlantic Yards in 2006 was a tricky political move: many voters in his brownstone Brooklyn district opposed the huge skyscrapers that Atlantic Yards would bring nearby. But the group that had crafted the affordable housing deal for the project had played a key role in the Democrat's first race for City Council.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Manhattan will have a new Borough President this Fall. We continue our one-on-one interviews with candidates in 2013's major local races with the candidates in the Democratic primary:
- Robert Jackson, City Council member for parts of Upper Manhattan (District 7) | Campaign Website
- Jessica Lappin, City Council member for the Upper East Side (District 5) | Campaign Website
- Julie Menin, chairwoman of Community Board 1 (Lower Manhattan) | Campaign Website
- Gale Brewer, City Council member for the Upper West Side (District 6) | Campaign Website
Friday, October 05, 2012
Next Friday is the last chance to switch your party affiliation in New York City for an election that's almost a year away.