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Mayor Bloomberg

  1. nanny state
    Bloomberg Soda Ban Really Dead This TimeBig Gulps for everyone. 
  2. silicon alley
    Is Mayor Bloomberg’s New York Really a Tech Town?Mayor Bloomberg says it is. But he’s going to need some better evidence.
  3. gun control
    Anti-Gun Colorado Lawmakers Recalled, Despite Bloomberg FundingThis proxy battle goes to the NRA.
  4. Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Needs to Make Up for His Gitmo FailureThe president could do more despite Congress tying his hands.
  5. bloomberg’s billions
    What Mayor Bloomberg’s Start-Up Overture Is MissingNew York needs big tech companies, too.
  6. Your Paper Cup Is Destroying the WorldWhy Bloomberg’s proposed ban on foam is misguided.
  7. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Unimpressed by Prince Charles’s House“Won’t stay there again.”
  8. gun control
    Bloomberg Denounces Printing Gun Owners’ NamesAccording to his “instincts.”
  9. Frank Rich: America’s Other Original SinThe struggle to make America safer will take decades. Is Newtown the start?
  10. hurricane sandy
    Cold Descends on Sandy Victims Temperatures dipped to 39 degrees last night as 875,000 people in the New York area remained without power. 
  11. hurricane sandy
    Lights Back on in East Village, SoHo, ChelseaThank goodness
  12. wall street
    American Capitalism Churns on, Undeterred by SandyThe New York Stock Exchange is back.
  13. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Wants to Reframe the Gun Control DebateAfter Aurora, the mayor isn’t letting up, but knows he can’t do it alone.
  14. traffic jams
    New York May Get Speed Cameras to Ensure City Traffic Remains Maddeningly SlowPossible bonus: Fewer dead pedestrians.
  15. nanny state
    Will Bloomberg Have Mercy on Frappuccino Lovers?Tackling the stickier aspects of New York’s soda ban.
  16. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bloomberg Says Stop-and-Frisks Should Be ‘Mended, Not Ended’“There is no denying that stops take guns off the street and save lives,” Bloomberg said.
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD’s Number of Pot Arrests Is Somewhat LowerYet still incredibly high.
  18. the third terminator
    Even the First Lady Won’t Endorse NYC’s Soda BanObama isn’t taking the soda ban national.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Cuomo Pushes Pot Decriminalization to Fight Stop-and-FriskNo, this isn’t Cuomo’s belated 4/20 gift.
  20. the third terminator
    Soda Enemy Michael Bloomberg Bathes His BLTs in Mayonnaise Moderation.
  21. the third terminator
    In Latest Attack on Delicious Things, Bloomberg Plans to Ban Large SodasKiss your Big Gulp good-bye.
  22. mayor bloomberg
    Mayor Bloomberg Doles Out Questionable Advice to Cornell Graduates Or maybe he’s offering them a crash pad?
  23. the third terminator
    Gang Member Attempts to Stage Fight With Mayor Bloomberg, Gets ArrestedOne-on-one.
  24. 2013
    Ray Kelly for Mayor Rumors Are Still a GOP DreamThe NYPD Commissioner is not done denying a run in 2013.
  25. sticky situations
    City Council Overrides Bloomberg, Bans Awful Sanitation StickersCity council axes the New York Sanitation Department’s shame stickers.
  26. spy games
    Yep, the NYPD Was Definitely Profiling MuslimsReligion, despite Mayor Bloomberg’s claims, was noted specifically in newly obtained reports from 2007.
  27. school closures
    City Closes 18 Schools, While OWS Drowns Out UFTTwo hours in, Occupiers fled fearing arrests, though none came.
  28. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Loves a Salty Sea Breeze and the Gaze of a Bonny LassAnd a ship bound for Staten Island.
  29. the third terminator
    Bloomberg’s Health Initiatives Target Alcohol, TooAdd booze to the list of bad things like smoking, salt, and soda.
  30. outer boroughs
    Taxi Deal to Send Cabs to an Outer Borough Near YouThousands of livery cabs will now be permitted to pick up fares in underserved areas of the city.
  31. Occupy Wall Street Making a Racket Outside Mayor Bloomberg’s House#OccupyMikesPad
  32. occupy wall street
    OWS Protesters Stock Up on Tents Despite ProhibitionOccupy protesters passed a motion to invest nearly $20,000 in large tents.
  33. occupy wall street
    Occupy Wall Street Is Getting Expensive for the NYPD [Updated]Mass arrests don’t come cheap!
  34. Mayor Bloomberg Acted Less Grumpy Than Usual During His Testimony TodayThe “notoriously testy” mayor even smiled on the stand.
  35. Will Mayor Bloomberg Hold His Tongue in Court Tomorrow?Consultant stole $1 million from him.
  36. the third terminator
    New York Mayors Will Not Be Required to Tell the Public When They’re Out of TownWhat are you, their mom?
  37. stephen goldsmith
    Mayor Bloomberg Defends His Response to Aide’s Arrest“No apologies.”
  38. rock you like a hurricane
    The MTA Comes Crawling Back [Updated]It will take a while for the MTA to get back to its usual just-barely-functioning self.
  39. rock you like a hurricane
    How Mayor Bloomberg Got Hurricane Irene RightNew York’s mayor was nearly perfect this week.
  40. white men giving their money away
    Bloomberg Will Personally Fund Part of the City’s New Minority Aid ProgramsThat’s one way to deal with a budget shortfall.
  41. bon mots
    Tell Us What You Really Think Of Con Ed, Mr. MayorA little tough love can be a motivator.
  42. park life
    Why Trade the Glow of a Computer Screen for the Sun …When you can bask in both! Free Wi-Fi in the city’s parks is expanding.
  43. ink-stained wretches
    How a Bloomberg News Reporter Covers Mayor Bloomberg“I can’t think of a more uncomfortable position to be in.”
  44. cathie black
    Cathie Black Has a Dismal Approval RatingNobody likes her!
  45. bicycles
    Anthony Weiner Apparently Vehemently Opposed to Bike Lanes“When I become mayor, you know what I’m going to spend my first year doing?”
  46. jon stewart
    Jon Stewart Appointed to 9/11 BoardThe board hopes he’ll help bring in big bucks.
  47. inequality
    The Real Income Inequality GapIt’s between the rich and the crazy rich.
  48. the white menace
    The Real Victims of Bloomberg’s War on Snow Are the ChildrenRedemption song.
  49. the white menace
    Updated: New York Declares Emergency Ahead of SnowstormThe latest in subway stalls and canceled flights.
  50. the white menace
    Snow Trials BeginWho is accountable for the tsnownami?
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