Cabrera Rallies Against Armory Plan
The councilman is trying to build pressure against the plan to turn the long-vacant Kingsbridge Armory into an ice sports center.
Who Won Brooklyn's Campaign Money Race?
The votes are in. The inauguration looms. It's time to see who from Brooklyn gave, gathered and got the most in 2013 campaign contributions.
Serious Questions Greet Speaker Candidates in Bronx
At a forum featuring councilmembers hoping to be the city's next speaker, tough issues were discussed, different styles were displayed and the crowd was anything but silent.
Update: Election Board Defends Poll-Site Notifications
Voters complained of not being informed that their voting site had changed. But the BOE says at least a few of the confused voters were told well in advance.
Hopes for De Blasio: High and Low, Specific vs. Sweeping
Bill de Blasio's promise of progress has raised expectations. In Brownsville on Election Day, voters' hopes ranged from a vague desire for change to specific, ambitious goals.
Bronx Voters Skip Ballot Questions in Big Numbers
One in three voters who cast a ballot in the mayoral race didn't weigh in on the ballot questions. In some cases, poll workers may have failed to remind voters to flip their ballots.
High Hopes for De Blasio from Bronx Muslims
Muslim voters in the Bronx were confident on Election Day that the Democrat will address issues of security, surveillance, and Islamic holidays
Losing an Election 195 to 1, But Ready to Run Again
You see their names on every ballot—candidates you've not heard of from parties you may not have known existed. They run facing certain defeat. Ever wonder why?
An Election Day Saga at P.S. 6
Self-interest and civic spirit, friendship and suspicion, crisis and calm—all were on display at one polling place during the long day that was Election 2013.
Campaign 2013, Seen from Brownsville
We wanted to hear a little of what people in one somewhat forgotten piece of Brooklyn thought about the candidates, the campaign and the city.
Poll Site Changes Cause Confusion in Brooklyn
More than a hundred election districts changed their polling place after the September primary, leading to confusion and frustration for voters who said they were not informed.
For Bronx-Based Mayoral Candidate, It Ain't Easy Being Green
Tony Gronowicz ran for mayor on the Green Party line knowing he would lose, but hoping to gather enough votes to force the major parties to pay attention.
Little Enthusiasm Among Young Bronx Voters
If the atmosphere at Hostos Community College is any indication, the buzz around the Obama campaign has been followed by a whisper shrouding the 2013 mayoral race.
If Bronx Voters Wrote the Victory Speech
They'd focus on ending stop-and-frisk. At least that's what one sampling of voters said into our Election Day microphone.
2013 Mayoral Race Continues Lonely Era for Bronx Republicans
Despite an 11-1 registration disadvantage, no local election wins since 2002 and a mayoral candidate trailing by double digits, some Bronx GOPers still have hope.
Bet on Casinos Means Rewards, Risks
Casino supporters say they'll generate tax revenue and jobs. The success of nearby casinos suggests they're right. But new competition could flood the gambling market.
Senior Advocates Target Voters Despite Mayoral Polls
Surveys suggest there's little competition in the race for City Hall, but AARP believes the election is still a chance to educate Bronx voters about issues affecting older people.
Carrión Fights for Strong Bronx Finish
The former councilman and borough president who many thought could be the city's first Latino mayor trails badly in the polls and is focusing on his home turf on Election Day
Bronx Disabled Voters Mixed on Polling Machines
Some say elections workers aren't familiar enough with the devices to help the disabled mark their ballots. But others are pleased to have finally had a chance to vote privately.
Lessons of Willets Point: Relocation Fears for Workers
In the final installment of our series, a look at the challenges facing workers at the businesses the Bloomberg administration has decided don't belong there anymore.
Score the Final Mayoral Debate at Home
A guide to the soundbites we're likely to hear, the backstories we need to know and the snacks, drinks and music we'll require to get through the third de Blasio-Lhota faceoff.
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