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Ed Koch

  1. new york beginnings
    Not That Long Ago, New York Really Was Governed From a Smoke-filled BackroomAs late as 1989, an undemocratic entity called the Board of Estimate made the city’s key decisions. When it was banned, a new political era was born.
  2. international politics
    The Time Ed Koch Faced Down a South American Assassination Threat AloneBy Uruguayan intelligence forces.
  3. naming things
    Queens Councilman Still Wants Ed Koch’s Name Taken Off the Queensboro BridgePeter Vallone Jr. has been fighting this one for a while.
  4. mistakes were made
    Ed Koch’s Tombstone Got His Birthday WrongSays 1942, not 1924.
  5. the racie for gracie
    Christine Quinn Only Has Lo-fi Endorsement From Dead Ed KochAwkward.
  6. Rebuild
    Sandy-Damaged Bridge Café Is Seeking Donations to ReopenLet’s not let this one close.
  7. heartwarming things
    Koch Exits Funeral to ‘New York, New York’Prepare to be heart-warmed.
  8. stand clear of the closing doors
    Should the MTA Rename a Subway for Ed Koch?This is not something it has ever done before.
  9. President Clinton, Mayor Bloomberg to Speak at Ed Koch’s FuneralPlus the grand musical finale: “New York, New York.”
  10. Ed Koch and the AIDS Crisis: His Greatest FailureA possible change of heart, late in life.
  11. koch
    Ed Koch’s Death Sends New Yorkers to a MatineeTo see Koch.
  12. ed koch
    AIDS Controversy Added to Ed Koch’s New York Times ObituaryAn initial omission faced criticism on Twitter.
  13. in memoriam
    Ed Koch: A Life in PicturesRemembering the former mayor in photographs.
  14. movie review
    Movie Review: Edelstein on KochWhatever your view of its subject, Koch makes for a vital piece of New York history.
  15. RIP
    Peking Duck and Peter Luger: Ed Koch’s Love of New York FoodThe former mayor of New York City ate everywhere.
  16. ed koch
    Ed Koch, New York’s Last Mayor From Main StreetKoch stood up to the banks.
  17. notable quotables
    The Quotable Ed Koch: Wit, Wisdom, and One-LinersSome verbal gems from the late NYC mayor.
  18. Ed Koch, the Mayor Who Saved New York From Bankruptcy, Dies at 88His life and legacy.
  19. get well soon
    Ed Koch Moved to Intensive Care, But He’s Still AliveIt’s too early to start writing obituaries, CNN.
  20. ed koch
    Ed Koch Didn’t Get Much Time Out of the HospitalHe was readmitted two days after his release.
  21. city politics
    Ed Koch Sees Bloomberg’s New York as a Paradise of Racial HarmonyNot everyone would agree.
  22. get well soon
    Ed Koch Is Also in the HospitalIn New York though.
  23. nikki finke
    Ed Koch to Blame for Letting Nikki Finke Loose on HollywoodHe taught her that powerful people are scared of journalists.
  24. video
    The Many Cameos of Politicians in TV and MoviesPlus a few first ladies!
  25. get well soon
    Ed Koch Is Back in the HospitalThis time with a respiratory infection.
  26. flattery
    Ed Koch Got a Special Visit From Sheldon AdelsonWas flattery enough to move the lukewarm Obama supporter to Romney’s side? 
  27. trust issues
    Ed Koch ‘Doesn’t Trust’ Obama on IsraelBut he’s supporting him anyway. 
  28. get well soon
    Ed Koch Hospitalized With AnemiaHe’s been “extraordinarily weak.”
  29. client 9
    Eliot Spitzer’s NY1 Debut Overshadowed by Ed Koch’s Enlarged ProstateSpitzer is not done paying for his sins.
  30. old people
    Ed Koch Replies to All His E-mails in LonghandThe elderly + technology. It never gets old.
  31. 2013
    Ed Koch Endorses Christine Quinn for MayorBecause Ray Kelly isn’t running.
  32. ed koch
    Ed Koch Is Back on the Obama BandwagonEd! So fickle!
  33. 2012
    Ed Koch Enjoyed His Recent Role As N.Y.-9 KingmakerHe’s thinking of taking it national.
  34. weinergate
    Could a Republican Be Elected to Fill Weiner’s Seat?That’s no longer such a far-fetched question to ask.
  35. fdny
    How to Get Hired by the FDNYTwo theories.
  36. bridge and tunnel
    Queensboro Bridge Has a New Name That Nobody Will Use“Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.”
  37. the donald
    Ed Koch Is Impressed With Donald Trump’s Phoniness“He’s one of the great hucksters, and I say that admiringly.”
  38. ed koch
    Expect a Call From Former Mayor KochA robo-call, that is.
  39. Celebrity Settings
    Kate Hudson Eats for Two at Indochine; Kevin Spacey Parties at Oak Room and MPDPlus: Adrian Grenier grabs some guac at Dos Caminos, Ted Nugent inadvertently rocks Old Homestead, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  40. judgments
    Ed Koch Loves Cher, Doesn’t Think Christina Aguliera Is That HotThe former mayor of New York shares his thoughts on ‘Burlesque.’
  41. reefer madness
    Which New York Politicians Have Smoked Pot, and How Embarrassed Are They About It?Some pretend they didn’t enjoy it, some lie, and some flat out brag about it.
  42. ed koch
    Ed Koch: White House Should ‘Denounce’ Questioning of Kagan’s Sexuality“White House is implicitly stating sexual orientation is a legitimate issue of discussion in the confirmation process.”
  43. the cuddle muddle
    Ed Koch Insists That Governor Paterson’s Resignation Is ComingWill Paterson resign in the next couple of weeks?
  44. gossipmonger
    Demi Moore Is a Puma, Not a CougarRowr! Purrr. Grrrowl. It’s all the same.
  45. the third terminator
    Ed Koch Doesn’t Appreciate John Liu’s Snubbing of Mayor BloombergNot meeting with Bloomberg was rude and outrageous, the former mayor tells us.
  46. User's Guide
    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Street Vending (But Were Too BusyAn awesome new pamphlet offers a brief history of the New York City street vendor. Did you know Jay-Z was one?
  47. loose threads
    Liz Claiborne Cuts 725 Jobs; Karl Lagerfeld to TestifyAlso, Tom Ford’s new ad campaign is out, and an ‘America’s Next Top Model’ book is in the works.
  48. early and often
    Ruben Diaz Sr. Tries to Take Back Gay ThreatAnd, even better, he reads Daily Intel!
  49. early and often
    Ruben Diaz Sr. Threatens the GaysThey’re — gasp — calling his office to try to talk to him! There will be consequences!
  50. Celebrations
    Four Seasons Turns 50So which power players did ‘Vanity Fair’ photograph for the occasion?
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