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The Brooklyn Mayor

Williams Cole reflects on the importance of Bill de Blasio's victory in Brooklyn.

BATS Step Up to the Plate

They call themselves BATS, an acronym for Badass Teachers, and they’re mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.

Will James Challenge De Blasio on Atlantic Yards?

New York Daily News columnist Harry Siegel wrote on October 9. “That’s because [likely Mayor Bill] de Blasio and [likely Public Advocate]Letitia James are both Democrats, and also Working Families Party stalwarts.” Similarly, on October 16, New York Post contributor Stephen Eide suggested that such synchronicity made the Public Advocate’s job “worse than useless.”

Seaside Stories

I work at a bar that was recently named best neighborhood bar in N.Y.C. by the NY Times Magazine. While I agree that it deserves the title, I am not exactly sure which neighborhood it belongs to—South Slope? Greenwood Heights? Sunset Park? I thus felt compelled to dive into some bars deeply intertwined with their own distinct neighborhood (Sheepshead Bay).

UrbanGlass Remakes a Brooklyn Landmark

UrbanGlass which re-opened its doors on Fulton Street to some fanfare last month, is letting no grass grow under its feet.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2013

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