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At the end of a trying week, de Blasio handles a fatal crane collapse

capitalnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio's trying week got worse on Thursday, when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan, killing one New Yorker, injuring three, and bumping de Blasio's pre-scheduled plans to tout his feel-good light rail proposal at a press conference in Brooklyn.
Feb 05, 2016

At the end of a trying week, de Blasio handles a fatal crane collapse politi.co/1UQWEub

Feb 05, 2016

At the end of a trying week, de Blasio handles a fatal crane collapse politi.co/1UQWEub

De Blasio administration contacting Council about next steps on horse carriages

capitalnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio wasn't kidding when he said Thursday, after his latest horse carriage proposal fell to pieces, that he would try again to "find a way forward." Starting Thursday evening, de Blasio's aides began discussing how to revive the legislation, according to multiple City Council sources, including four members who say they were contacted by the administration.
Feb 05, 2016

De Blasio wasn't kidding when he said, after his horse carriage proposal fell to pieces, that he would try again politi.co/1UQOpOy

Feb 05, 2016

Speaker @MMViverito says they’re moving on but administration contacting Council about next steps on horse carriages politi.co/1UQOpOy

Feb 05, 2016

trotting along // BDB admin contacts Council re horse carriages politi.co/1UQOpOy @DanaRubinstein @SallyGold @Nahmias @GloriaPazmino

Feb 05, 2016

"It's like they won't stop," said the member. "They just don't get it." Admin reaches out on horse carriages again - politi.co/1UQOpOy

Feb 05, 2016

May set a record for bylines: De Blasio administration contacting Council about next steps on horse carriages politi.co/1UQOpOy

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Mocked, resented, and now dead: De Blasio's horse debacle makes history

capitalnewyork.com — Capping what may be one of the more bewildering political debacles in recent New York memory, Mayor Bill de Blasio's third State of the City speech was overshadowed - before he so much as delivered a word of it - by the implosion of his widely mocked, ill-supported deal to get horse carriages off New York City streets.
Feb 04, 2016

Mocked, resented, and now dead: De Blasio's horse debacle makes history politi.co/1K16vwM

Feb 04, 2016

Mocked, resented, and now dead: De Blasio's horse debacle makes history politi.co/1K16vwM

Feb 04, 2016

“I can’t recall anyone getting so hooked on such an infinitesimal issue as this" politi.co/1K16vwM

Feb 04, 2016

RT @danarubinstein: “I can’t recall anyone getting so hooked on such an infinitesimal issue as this" politi.co/1K16vwM

Feb 04, 2016

that headline! that lede! // Mocked, resented & now dead: De Blasio's horse debacle makes history politi.co/1K16vwM v @danarubinstein

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De Blasio expected to back Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal

capitalnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce in his State of the City speech a plan to build a streetcar connecting Queens and Brooklyn along the waterfront. The idea, to be featured in his address Thursday night in the Bronx, has long been discussed as a possible way to enhance transit options in increasingly dense waterfront neighborhoods across the East River from Manhattan.
Feb 03, 2016

De Blasio expected to back Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal politi.co/1R3oFiU

Feb 03, 2016

De Blasio expected to back Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal politi.co/1R3oFiU

Feb 03, 2016

More #SOTC news: De Blasio expected to back Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal politi.co/1R3oFiU

Feb 03, 2016

Looks like Brooklyn-Queens waterfronts are getting a street car — news via @SallyGold and @danarubinstein capitalnewyork.com/article/city-h…

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City Council approval of horse carriage bill would swiftly meet lawsuit

capitalnewyork.com — Should the New York City Council on Friday approve a bill to house a shrunken horse carriage industry inside Central Park - and banish pedicabs from the park's southern precincts - it will promptly encounter a lawsuit.
Feb 03, 2016

City Council approval of horse carriage bill would swiftly meet lawsuit politi.co/1KqI4J5

Feb 03, 2016

Get your horse carriage news!!! -- City Council approval of horse carriage bill would swiftly meet lawsuit politi.co/1KqI4J5

Feb 03, 2016

“We’re going to bring a lawsuit against the city,” said John Samuelsen, president of Transport Workers Union politi.co/1KqI4J5

Feb 03, 2016

RT @danarubinstein: City Council approval of horse carriage bill would swiftly meet lawsuit politi.co/1KqI4J5

Feb 04, 2016

City Council approval of horse carriage bill would swiftly meet lawsuit politi.co/1KqI4J5

De Blasio allies rally for Sanders, on the mayor's front steps

capitalnewyork.com — The Wednesday after Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife returned from their penitential Hillary Clinton door-knocking tour in Iowa, several of the mayor's allies gathered on the steps of City Hall to rally for someone else. Supporters of Vermont Sen.
Feb 03, 2016

De Blasio allies rally for Sanders, on the mayor's front steps politi.co/1nNLH2d

Feb 03, 2016

“But to his credit, he was carrying his own umbrella.” politi.co/1nNLH2d

Feb 03, 2016

RT @danarubinstein: De Blasio allies rally for Sanders, on the mayor's front steps politi.co/1nNLH2d

Feb 03, 2016

"A man in a fedora manipulated an appropriately unkempt Bernie Sanders marionette." politi.co/1nNLH2d

Feb 03, 2016

RT @nahmias: "A man in a fedora manipulated an appropriately unkempt Bernie Sanders marionette." politi.co/1nNLH2d

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Labor leaders at odds over de Blasio horse carriage proposal

capitalnewyork.com — In a fight that is fracturing labor groups, the umbrella New York City Central Labor Council has decided to team up with one member union against another in an effort to stymie Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to limit the operation of pedicabs in Central Park.
Feb 02, 2016

Labor leaders at odds over de Blasio horse carriage proposal politi.co/1TB2S2O

Feb 02, 2016

Alvarez, who has been making the calls directly, first came out against the horse ban legislation in 2014. capitalnewyork.com/article/city-h…

Feb 02, 2016

horse deal coming up against some pretty powerful opposition politi.co/1TB2S2O

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Tupper Thomas to leave New Yorkers for Parks

capitalnewyork.com — Tupper Thomas has announced she will leave New Yorkers for Parks, roughly two years after she left retirement to run the organization. "Now I believe the time has come to think about the long-term future of [New Yorkers for Parks], and with that, to find a great leader to capably take the organization into its next chapter," she said in a letter sent Friday to friends of New York's principal parks advocacy, acquired by POLITICO New York.
Feb 02, 2016

RT @danarubinstein: "I’ll be right out there writing letters and harassing my elected officials." politi.co/1TB74PZ

Schumer springs to defense of controversial real estate program

De Blasio denies connection between horse carriages and Council raises

capitalnewyork.com — In a pre-taped interview on Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio denied the suspicion that City Council support for his horse carriage proposal is somehow intertwined with a plan to raise City Council wages. "There's some people asking, is it a quid pro quo?"
Jan 31, 2016

De Blasio denies connection between horse carriages and Council raises | POLITICO capitalnewyork.com/article/city-h…

Jan 31, 2016

De Blasio denies connection between horse carriages & Council raises, via @danarubinstein. cc @RitaCosby capitalnewyork.com/article/city-h…

Jan 31, 2016

.@BilldeBlasio says he "would not allow" horse carriage vote and Council raises "to be connected: politi.co/200aOKH

Jan 31, 2016

RT @SallyGold: .@BilldeBlasio says he "would not allow" horse carriage vote and Council raises "to be connected: politi.co/200aOKH

Feb 01, 2016

RT @politicony: De Blasio denies connection between horse carriages and Council raises politi.co/1Q5pC5B pic.twitter.com/bRzi7HXrAO

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Feb 05, 2016

“Every neighborly interaction was so unusually lovely" nyti.ms/1nT98qL

Feb 05, 2016

RT @GloriaPazmino: Completing a fast, criticized process, Council members vote for raises politi.co/1T3uaiZ

Feb 05, 2016

"It can live as long as a hundred years and survive without food for 10. " nytimes.com/2016/02/06/sci…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @DVNJr: ''Don't blame Jebby. I'm the one who told him-- whenever you ask people to clap, you should say please." pic.twitter.com/QOZbm9zsZM

Feb 05, 2016

RT @MarketUrbanism: Red Hook streetcar axed by Bloomberg due to high costs, low expected ridership boost, narrow streets & bad land use htt…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @ModFarm: When pigs ... swim? We try to figure out where the Bahamas' feral swimming pigs came from: ow.ly/Y0pQe pic.twitter.com/KeOhk5k0ZX

Feb 05, 2016

RT @JeffreyGoldberg: The Artful Shmear would actually be the great name for a bagel place.

Feb 05, 2016

RT @DougHenwood: Important open-shirted French economist constituency weighs in: Piketty just endorsed Sanders in Paris.

Feb 05, 2016

RT @davidwchen: Guess what @BilldeBlasio began pushing for on Thursday night, hours after a humbling defeat? politi.co/1UQOpOy via @politicoNY


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