It May Not Look Like It, But Mike Bloomberg Is Owning Bill de Blasio Tonight

Andy Cush · 07/27/16 05:50PM

PHILADELPHIA — Bill de Blasio, the current mayor of New York City, just spoke to Democratic National Convention delegates at the Wells Fargo Center about the merits of Hillary Clinton and the evils of Donald Trump. He spoke at around 5:30 p.m., when many TV viewers are still working or on the way home, and there were noticeable holes in the arena crowd.

Andrew Cuomo's Display of Solidarity Much Bigger Than Bill de Blasio's

Brendan O'Connor · 06/30/16 12:10PM

On Thursday morning, the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio sent a press release announcing that City Hall would be lit orange to mark the final day of National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Not to be outdone, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, an hour later, that 1 World Trade Center would also be lit orange.

It Is Frankly Unbelievable That You Ingrates Haven't Thanked the Mayor for Not Being Dead

Brendan O'Connor · 06/06/16 04:15PM

In a meeting last week described by one staffer as “the most depressing pep talk,” Bill de Blasio, New York City’s beleaguered mayor, asked members of his administration to keep the faith amid proliferating controversies. “He told us that no one is going to thank him for ‘not being dead,’” the staffer told Gothamist, “because the homicide rate is down and Vision Zero is working.”