Posts Tagged ‘Tom Duane’

CB2’s Brad Hoylman Receives Senator Tom Duane’s Endorsement

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Politics

brad In an email to supports and community members, Community Board 2 Chair Brad Hoylman announced today to supporters that retiring state senator Tom Duane has endorsed him to take over Duane’s soon-to-be-vacant seat. Highlighting this weekend’s annual New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride March, Hoylman noted, “The Pride March has always been a [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Three Repub. Senate Candidates Struggle to Get Attention

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

U.S. Senate The three Republican candidates are struggling to get attention. 2013 Mayoral Race Greg David suggests that Christine Quinn hedge her bets by running on an independent line. Comptroller Dan Garodnick came out against stop-and-frisk. Manhattan Things got heated during an NY 1 debate between Charlie Rangel and Adriano Espaillat. Kirsten Gillibrand has $9.9 [&hellip
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Written by Our Town on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth, Amanda Woods, Adel Manoukian ART AT THE ARSENAL Urban artists will gather June 18 for The Horticultural Society of New York’s Block Party to feature new and original street work in the Arsenal building at Central Park. The silent auction and meet-and-greet event benefits the Society’s GreenHouse Program, which provides horticultural [&hellip
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Tom Duane Closes Door on Senate

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By Megan Bungeroth and Alissa Fleck Last week, State Sen. Tom Duane surprised both the political world and his constituents by announcing his intention to retire at the end of his current Senate term. The seven-term Democratic legislator, who represents parts of the Upper West Side as well as Clinton, Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, the West [&hellip
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Interview: Tom Duane on life after politics

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News

Sen. Tom Duane Senator Tom Duane, a longtime outspoken gay-rights activist, is leaving the State Senate on January 1st after a prolific 14-year career representing Manhattan communities from East Midtown, Downtown and the Upper West Side. Duane says he’s ready to move on with his life, though he plans to remain active in pursuing the agenda items most [&hellip
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Highlights of Senator Duane’s Career

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Politics

One of the loudest voices in the gay community plans on resigning after 14 years After what will be 14 years as part of the New York State Senate, Senator Tom Duane, 57, has “decided that it is time for a new chapter” in his life. In a statement released Monday, Duane announced that he [&hellip
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Local Pols Eye Tom Duane’s Seat

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

With Manhattan State Sen. Tom Duane announcing his retirement last night, rumors are already circulating about who will run for his coveted West Side seat — and petitioning begins on Tuesday. One name that has emerged already is that of Brad Hoylman, the senior vice president and general counsel for the Partnership for New York City, who had [&hellip
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Uptown Illegal Hotel Shut Down by City

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW-318 West 75th Street(as) Last week, another illegal hotel operating on the Upper West Side bit the dust as the city steps up enforcement of recent state laws prohibiting them. The hotel in question is not really a hotel at all, by law or by appearances. It’s run out of 318 W. 75th St., a landmarked five-story walk-up with [&hellip
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