Tag Archives: City Council

For whom I’m pulling the lever – literally – on Tuesday (part 1)

My choices for Council District 39, Brooklyn DA, and Comptroller in next week’s Democratic primary. Continue reading

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Joe Sitt, Coney Island, and the Tea Party playbook

The film “ZIPPER” shows how Joe Sitt, head of Thor Equities, used strong-arm tactics to strangle the life out of Coney Island. His approach has a lot in common with that of the Tea Party. Continue reading

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Livestream: my tango with Alternate-Side Parking

For the first time in five years, I bring my private car into the city. Am I now part of New York City’s driving problem, or just a rational consumer? Continue reading

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