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Rudy Giuliani on His 9/11 Bluff, the Museum Controversy and the Rise of ISIS — We followed him. We listened to him, even those who had despised him, because at that broken time we needed him. Three hundred and forty-three firefighters were gone, and he told us the FDNY "was stronger than we were before." Rudy Giuliani admits now that he was sometimes "bluffing."

Zephyr Teachout Keeps Saying What Many Think About Andrew Cuomo — Long before Ed Koch became mayor, he was a small-time lawyer in Lower Manhattan with a quaint lunch break tradition. On the sidewalk, perched on a chair, Koch spoke about current events. "I really learned to speak in the streets, carry around a chair," Koch said much later, this time getting the last word for his own obituary.

Gaza, You’re No Good For My Marriage — It started with a blue T-shirt, so small you could barely fit a frisbee in it. It was a gift for my four-year old daughter from a relative, and but for the six multicolored letters below the palm tree and the grinning camel, it probably would have registered not a single wayward glance from anyone, let alone my wife, my little girl's mother.

Carriage Driver Accused of Working Horse in Hot Weather Says She's Being Threatened With Violence — By: Josh Robin Text size: + - TWC News: Carriage Driver Accused of Working Horse in Hot Weather Says She's Being Threatened With Violence Play now The heat wave has tempers flaring over the treatment of horses, as a carriage driver accused of working her animal in the hot weather says she's now being threatened with violence, even as she claims she did nothing wrong.

This Is NYC's Best Bagel — Why a New York City bagel tasting contest now? Others have ranked New York bagels, but nothing recently - meaning they've missed out on a crop of new arrivals. We kept it simple: plain bagels only. No toasting. Cream cheese optional. Judges were invited to handle the bagels as they wished.

Charlie Rangel Really Might Lose This Time — When he's in charge, Charlie Rangel charms. The Harlem Democrat, longtime dean of New York City's congressional delegation, calls order at large meetings with piercing whistles, fingers in his mouth gym teacher style. "Hey gang!" Rangel, 84, pipes in an old time uptown accent - part Barry White, part Groucho Marx ("certain" is pronounced "SOI-tan").

Powerbroker Richard Ravitch Thinks New York Might Be Doomed — The man who rescue helped rescue New York City from bankruptcy in the 1970s says New York is in deep financial trouble again. And this time, it's the whole state that's in deep. Dick Ravitch, the longtime New York power broker and financial guru, can smell it when smiling politicians proclaim their governments' budgets fully balanced.

De Blasio Whipped by Horse Lobby — New York's horses are raising a stink, and it's not just coming from what they leave on Central Park South. Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to ban carriage rides that are as old as the Greensward Plan, which mapped out the nearly 160-year old jewel of park.

Saddam’s Jewish Treasures

Why New Yorkers Should Stop Whining About Bill De Blasio's Snow Removal Fail — New York City's snow has turned into the kind of icy chunks that make for stinging snowballs. Mayor Bill de Blasio may be dreaming about hurling a few at his new constituents. Some are bellyaching about an alleged "botched" snow removal earlier this week, when Sanitation Department snowplows weren't quick or effective enough, especially on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
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Nov 25, 2014

Bronx homeowner complains about garbage in her yard. BdB calls sanitation commish's cell.

Nov 25, 2014

Attn @bradlander and @GowanusAlliance -- BdB is reserving judgement on parole bldg slated for Gowanus. Says doesn't know enough.

Nov 25, 2014

Nyc mayor: violence in Missouri is "a sad day in America". Doesn't weigh in on grand jury decision itself.

Nov 25, 2014

BdB is about to hand out thanksgiving meals to needy. This is how optical optics staged.

Nov 25, 2014

RT @NY1: On this day eight years ago, Sean Bell was shot and killed by police. Revisit #NY1's coverage:

Nov 24, 2014

Whatever your thoughts on boycotting Israel, this is a catchy tune by @AriTheMC

Nov 24, 2014

Keep an eye on @courtneycgross if you're interested in Democratic Convention in Brooklyn in 2016. It would mean an easy trip for HRC.

Nov 24, 2014

Brooklyn a finalist for '16 DNC convention. So is Philly. And Columbus.

Nov 21, 2014

We will have latest on NYPD shooting of unarmed New Yorker w @DeanMeminger report. @InsideCityHall @NY1 at seven.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @DeanMeminger: Tears in her eyes, woman who was with #AkaiGurley when he was killed by #NYPD attends #brooklyn vigil. @ny1

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