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Mayor Bloomberg

  1. nanny state
    Bloomberg Soda Ban Really Dead This TimeBig Gulps for everyone. 
  2. party lines
    Party Pics: Miley, Karlie, Pharrell, and MorePlus a Hamburglar sighting.
  3. Critical Violations
    City Council Approves Changes to Restaurant-Inspection SystemReduced fines, optional dry-run inspections, the creation of an ombuds office, and more.
  4. 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.
  5. Unlidded
    Restaurant Owners Were Sought to Give Voice to Chemical Trade AssociationHospitality-industry group, chemical lobbyists: What’s the difference?
  6. gun control
    Anti-Gun Colorado Lawmakers Recalled, Despite Bloomberg FundingThis proxy battle goes to the NRA.
  7. Critical Violations
    Health Department Will Lower Some Restaurant Inspection FinesSpeaker Quinn has succeeded in persuading the health department to change the way its inspectors dole out fines.
  8. Critical Violations
    City Council Introduces Legislation to Change Restaurant Inspection SystemSpeaker Quinn says the move is designed to benefit small businesses.
  9. Compost!
    Bloomberg Ushers in a Golden Age of New York City CompostingThe mayor wants us all to make mulch.
  10. Bans
    Foam-Container Supporters Exist, Stage Intrepid Rally at City HallThey won’t clam up on the issue.
  11. Lawsuits
    Group of 40 Bronx Restaurant Owners Sue NYC Over Botched Restaurant InspectionsThe coalition seeks $150 million in damages.
  12. Critical Violations
    How the Post Messed Up on Its Report on Restaurant-Inspection FinesA restaurant bathroom that doesn’t have toilet paper is directly related to food safety.
  13. The Taming of the Stew
    Official Panel Says Cutting Salt Intake Won’t Do You Any Big FavorsAdding a spoonful of sugar, on the other hand, will mess you up.
  14. Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Needs to Make Up for His Gitmo FailureThe president could do more despite Congress tying his hands.
  15. Critical Violations
    Health Inspectors Really Need to Start Spending More Time in Restaurant KitchensMaybe the inspections should worry less about rapid cooling and more about their brunoise.
  16. Bad Taste
    New DOH Subway Ads Salt-Shame YouThanks, Bloomberg.
  17. bloomberg's billions
    What Mayor Bloomberg’s Start-Up Overture Is MissingNew York needs big tech companies, too.
  18. Your Paper Cup Is Destroying the WorldWhy Bloomberg’s proposed ban on foam is misguided.
  19. The Taming of the Stew
    Bloomberg Declares Mission Sort of Accomplished in War on SaltSodium content is down across the board in packaged food.
  20. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Unimpressed by Prince Charles’s House“Won’t stay there again.”
  21. gun control
    Bloomberg Denounces Printing Gun Owners’ NamesAccording to his “instincts.”
  22. Frank Rich: America’s Other Original SinThe struggle to make America safer will take decades. Is Newtown the start?
  23. 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. 
  24. hurricane sandy
    Lights Back on in East Village, SoHo, ChelseaThank goodness
  25. wall street
    American Capitalism Churns on, Undeterred by SandyThe New York Stock Exchange is back.
  26. 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.
  27. traffic jams
    New York May Get Speed Cameras to Ensure City Traffic Remains Maddeningly SlowPossible bonus: Fewer dead pedestrians.
  28. nanny state
    Will Bloomberg Have Mercy on Frappuccino Lovers?Tackling the stickier aspects of New York’s soda ban.
  29. 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.
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD’s Number of Pot Arrests Is Somewhat LowerYet still incredibly high.
  31. the third terminator
    Even the First Lady Won’t Endorse NYC’s Soda BanObama isn’t taking the soda ban national.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    Cuomo Pushes Pot Decriminalization to Fight Stop-and-FriskNo, this isn’t Cuomo’s belated 4/20 gift.
  33. the third terminator
    Soda Enemy Michael Bloomberg Bathes His BLTs in Mayonnaise Moderation.
  34. the third terminator
    In Latest Attack on Delicious Things, Bloomberg Plans to Ban Large SodasKiss your Big Gulp good-bye.
  35. mayor bloomberg
    Mayor Bloomberg Doles Out Questionable Advice to Cornell Graduates Or maybe he’s offering them a crash pad?
  36. the third terminator
    Gang Member Attempts to Stage Fight With Mayor Bloomberg, Gets ArrestedOne-on-one.
  37. 2013
    Ray Kelly for Mayor Rumors Are Still a GOP DreamThe NYPD Commissioner is not done denying a run in 2013.
  38. sticky situations
    City Council Overrides Bloomberg, Bans Awful Sanitation StickersCity council axes the New York Sanitation Department’s shame stickers.
  39. spy games
    Yep, the NYPD Was Definitely Profiling MuslimsReligion, despite Mayor Bloomberg’s claims, was noted specifically in newly obtained reports from 2007.
  40. legal troubles
    Lincoln Center’s Neighbors Want Fashion Week GoneOne resident calls it “an assault on the neighborhood.”
  41. loose threads
    Bloomberg’s New Initiative; Del Rey at Met BallPlus, Natalia Vodianova for Stuart Weitzman.
  42. school closures
    City Closes 18 Schools, While OWS Drowns Out UFTTwo hours in, Occupiers fled fearing arrests, though none came.
  43. loose threads
    DVF Coke Bottles; GQ Closet So Fresh & So CleanPlus, Alexander Wang’s Asian expansion, Daphne’s new windows, and more fashion news.
  44. Bets
    We Bet Bloomberg Wishes Gisele’s Prayers WorkedBloomberg finds himself on the “winning” end of a bet.
  45. milestones
    Mayor Bloomberg Proclaims Today “Gossip Girl Day”“I just wish that Nate and Vanessa had been able to work things out”— Mayor Bloomberg.
  46. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Loves a Salty Sea Breeze and the Gaze of a Bonny LassAnd a ship bound for Staten Island.
  47. the third terminator
    Bloomberg’s Health Initiatives Target Alcohol, TooAdd booze to the list of bad things like smoking, salt, and soda.
  48. 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.
  49. Occupy Wall Street Making a Racket Outside Mayor Bloomberg’s House#OccupyMikesPad
  50. occupy wall street
    OWS Protesters Stock Up on Tents Despite ProhibitionOccupy protesters passed a motion to invest nearly $20,000 in large tents.
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