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Bill De Blasio

  1. pizza
    De Blasio’s Ranking of Pizza Toppings Is Only Somewhat WrongPeppers beat pineapples, and olives make an unexpectedly strong showing.
  2. the city politic
    Dianne Morales and the Implosion of the Left in NYC’s Mayoral Race“I’m sorry,” said one lefty political organizer. “But this is just such a hot fucking mess.”
  3. infrastructure watch
    The BQE Is Still Falling Apart, and There’s No Real Plan to Fix ItThe outlook is grim for the expressway, but only stopgap measures are underway.
  4. nyc mayor
    Bill de Blasio Has a Serious Case of SenioritisThe mayor appears to be enjoying the benefits of his post-pandemic role, perhaps at the expense of major issues he’s kicking down the road.
  5. reopening
    NYC’s Summer of Hedonism Will Start Even Earlier Than Expected, Cuomo SaysThe governor wants to have everything back at full capacity before the end of the month.
  6. theater
    NYC Plans to Fully Reopen on July 1, Says Broadway May Return in September“I’d say you should expect Broadway full strength in September.”
  7. covid-19
    Mayor de Blasio Plans to ‘Fully Reopen’ NYC on July 1He expects restaurants, stores, gyms, and stadiums to be open at 100 percent capacity. “This is going to be the summer of New York City,” he declared.
  8. learning
    Why Public Schools Shouldn’t Offer a Remote Option This FallIt’s bad for learning, it’s expensive, and it sends the wrong message about whether our schools are safe.
  9. education
    Richard Carranza’s Last Stand As NYC Schools ChancellorMayor de Blasio hired an “equity warrior.” How parental politics — and the pandemic — left him defeated.
  10. brooklyn bridge
    The Brooklyn Bridge Finally Gets Its Own Bike Path! Except …It’s gonna be a little snug.
  11. politics
    Lindsey Boylan Says Cuomo Had Dartboard With Photo of de BlasioShe also detailed more inappropriate comments made by the governor, whom she has accused of sexual harassment.
  12. andrew cuomo
    Cuomo’s Vaccine Czar Called County Officials to Gauge Their LoyaltyFormer Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz, who coordinates the state’s COVID response and vaccination efforts, is now facing at least one ethics complaint.
  13. help is on the way
    What Is New York City Getting From the American Rescue Plan?A much-needed $6.5 billion for the MTA and another $6 billion in direct fiscal relief to the city.
  14. the city politic
    ‘It Sickened Me’: De Blasio Rips Cuomo Over Sexual-Harassment ClaimsThe mayor accused Cuomo of “letting himself off the hook” in his response to the scandal and suggested he should resign if the allegations are true.
  15. education
    New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza ResignsCarranza, who clashed with de Blasio on how to desegregate schools, will be succeeded by Meisha Porter, the first Black woman to run the system.
  16. politics
    De Blasio Calls for Probe Into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against CuomoThe mayor called the allegations “disturbing” and joined a bipartisan group of New York lawmakers demanding a probe.
  17. feuds
    De Blasio Accuses Cuomo of ‘Bullying’ As Nursing-Home Woes MountLong the junior partner in a fierce rivalry, the mayor seems happy to exploit the governor’s new political vulnerability.
  18. the city politic
    Maya Wiley, the Crisis CandidateShe believes a traumatized city deserves a progressive mayor — and she is certain she’d be better at it than her former boss Bill de Blasio.
  19. the city politic
    Why Is Eric Adams Getting Snubbed by the Black Political Establishment?In a volatile mayoral race, the Black front-runner is struggling to attract key support.
  20. covid-19
    ‘I Vaccinated 3 People’: NYC Stopped Workers From Giving Out More ShotsThe Department of Health even told volunteers they could not reach out to communities to fill available slots. Inside the snafu.
  21. the city politic
    ‘It’s Everyone Against Andrew Yang’New York’s mayoral race is turning into a political experiment: Can an outsider translate national buzz into local votes?
  22. the city politic
    The New York Mayor’s Race Is Under Way. It’s Getting Interesting.At least one thing is clear: The old rules of how mayoral campaigns unfold have to be thrown out.
  23. coronavirus
    How New York Plans to Fix Its Sluggish Vaccine RolloutOfficials are attempting to ramp up the pace by opening pop-up clinics and clearing a wider range of health care workers for vaccination.
  24. the city politic
    What’s Ahead for New York? Maybe a Budget ‘Nightmare Scenario’The city and MTA are both hoping for help from Congress. Option B is grim.
  25. hizzoner
    Is Reopening Schools Bill de Blasio’s Finest Moment?The mayor’s maddening personality may be what enabled him to pull off reopening schools.
  26. new york city
    New York City to Begin Phased Reopening of SchoolsPre-K and elementary-school students will be able to return on December 7, and the city is overhauling how it manages its schools amid the pandemic.
  27. covid-19
    NYC Public Schools Ordered to Close Tomorrow Due to VirusA sudden, crushing blow to the city during a new wave of the pandemic.
  28. new york city
    De Blasio Warns New York Is ‘Dangerously Close’ to a Second COVID WaveThe city has experienced over 1,000 new coronavirus cases per day over the last five days, a level that hasn’t been seen since May.
  29. street view
    The Next Mayor’s Next CityBill de Blasio’s successor will get the chance to make New York life easier, nicer, and fairer — or just keep us going the way we were before.
  30. in conversation
    Andrew Cuomo on His Pandemic Response and New York’s FutureAlternately combative and reflective, the governor tries to make sense of the last seven months.
  31. the city politic
    “We Are At War”: Heshy Tischler Is Not Done Stirring Up Orthodox BrooklynBorough Park’s most visible agitator may be arrested on Monday. His response: “You just wait for round two.”
  32. neighborhoods
    Heshy Tischler Wants to Be Borough Park’s Donald TrumpOrthodox Brooklyn’s most visible agitator, shortly before his arrest this past weekend: “You just wait for round two.”
  33. covid-19
    Cuomo Closing Schools in 9 NYC Zip Codes on TuesdayThe governor did not approve the city’s plan to shutter nonessential businesses or indoor dining, but that might still happen on Wednesday.
  34. new york city
    Councilmember: De Blasio’s School Reopening Was ‘Designed to Fail’It was obvious from the beginning there wouldn’t be enough teachers for students in classrooms, says a Democratic critic of the mayor.
  35. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Has No Idea What He’s Doing HereHe reportedly proposed “a contest” to come up with a plan to reopen schools. The chaos is so bad that one education union wants him stripped of power.
  36. education
    De Blasio Delays NYC School Opening — AgainNew York City’s indecisive mayor has left teachers and parents alike in the lurch.
  37. street vendors
    The NYPD Is Still Ticketing Street Vendors After AllThe mayor’s June promises have yet to be fulfilled.
  38. labor
    Bill de Blasio Is Picking a Fight He Might Not Be Able to WinThe mayor wants to reopen school buildings whether teachers like it or not.
  39. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Is Using New York’s Murder Rate to DemagogueThe mayor doesn’t know why murder rates have risen in the city. But he’s using them for political purposes anyway.
  40. coronavirus
    NYC Sets Up COVID Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine for Visitors From 34 StatesMayor de Blasio said the city will screen visitors at “key entry points” in order to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus in New York.
  41. education
    What Will the First Day of School Look Like?Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the messy, bungled battle to reopen New York City’s schools.
  42. new york city
    ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted on Fifth Avenue Outside Trump TowerMayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered the mural to be painted last month, grabbed a roller and helped paint.
  43. new york city
    De Blasio Outlines ‘Blended Learning’ Plan for Reopening NYC SchoolsUnder the mayor’s plan, students would attend school in person for two or three days a week and spend the other school days learning remotely.
  44. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  45. new york city
    New York City Schools to Reopen in September, de Blasio SaysA survey of parents found that 75 percent want their children to return to school in September. The mayor says they’ll get their wish.
  46. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  47. reopening
    This Is Not the Time to Reopen New York’s BarsIt would be a disaster.
  48. location tbd
    Oh Great, More Mystery FireworksFor some reason the City of New York thinks residents would like to be treated to random, unpredictable, state-sponsored blasts.
  49. ooh ahh
    Macy’s to Set Off Fireworks Across New York City, With No Warning, for a WeekThe displays will be “unannounced” to prevent gatherings.
  50. politics
    How Bill de Blasio Lost New YorkWeeks into the George Floyd protests, the mayor has alienated his constituents, the police, and even his own staff.
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