Posts Tagged ‘Scott Stringer’

Campaign Roundup: Is Christine Quinn trying to force Stringer out of the mayoral race?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Top city and state Republicans are setting up fundraising and paperwork for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to jump into the mayor’s race in 2013, without Kelly’s involvement. Council Speaker Christine Quinn is reportedly trying to force Manhattan Borough president Scott Stringer to drop out of the mayor’s race. NYC mayors have come [&hellip
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City & State: This week’s political “Winners & Losers”

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WINNERS Liz Benjamin – What a happy two-year anniversary present for Capital Tonight superblogger Liz Benjamin: a “dossier” of her “generally snarky” blog posts from the Cuomo administration, helpfully gift wrapped by Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith. Not that Benjamin needed evidence that she was getting under the governor’s skin; we’re sure she’s received more than a [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: April 18, 2012

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Three of the NYC mayoral candidates spoke at an educational panel. U.S. Senate Wendy Long has a very high burn rate so far. Staten Island Mark Murphy is staffing up. Opponent Michael Grimm is having his petitions challenged for the Independence Party line. Brooklyn The retiring Ed Towns won’t use his petitions [&hellip
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Borough President Stringer’s NYU Concessions Fall Short, Critics Say

Written by AlanKrawitz on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

In his recent conditional approval of NYU’s 2031 core campus expansion plan, Borough President Scott Stringer was able to take a few items off the massive table. But many local residents, preservationists and politicians still believe the plan is huge, despite its recent reining-in. The revised plan, sent by Stringer to the Department of City [&hellip
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City & State: This Week’s Winners and Losers

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

This week brought us the retirement of a venerable Assembly majority leader, compromises on living wage and NYU’s expansion plan, remembrances for the Titantic and a mixed bag for Grace Meng’s campaign team. It also showed that Friday the 13th isn’t so unlucky for everyone: while it was a horror for our losers, it was a monster [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood: Retail Rezoning Debate Heats Up

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The somewhat controversial measure by the Department of City Planning (DCP) to rezone parts of the Upper West Side’s retail corridors is chugging through the pipeline of approvals, but it’s not without its detractors. The proposal would limit the storefront size of new retail stores along certain highly trafficked areas of Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood: Community Board Welcomes New Members

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

The latest additions to Manhattan’s community boards were announced last week, and Community Board 7, which covers the Upper West Side from Columbus Square to Cathedral Parkway, will welcome four new members. DeNora Getachew and Laura Atlas were nominated by Borough President Scott Stringer, and Lee Ping Kwan was nominated by City Council Member Gale [&hellip
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Stringer Endorses NYU Expansion

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

nyu Borough President Scott Stringer recommends changes to NYU Greenwich Village Expansion On April 11, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer gave NYU a show of measured support by detailing his recommendations for modifications to the university’s proposed Greenwich Village expansion, a 20-year plan currently slated for completion in 2031. “N.Y.U. must coexist with Greenwich Village and [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup, April 10, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race With Anthony Weiner out, Bill de Blasio is trying to position himself as the inside the Beltway candidate. John Liu penned a pro-pension op-ed in USA Today. Scott Stringer jousted with Mayor Bloomberg over solar energy. Manhattan Vince Morgan is dropping his congressional bid and endorsing Adriano Espaillat. Charlie Rangel makes his [&hellip
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