The Brooklyn Ink last month sent a set of questions to each of the city’s 10 mayoral candidates. Only two responded: Democratic candidate Bill Thompson answered our questionnaire; Republican candidate John Catsimatidis agreed to a sit-down interview.
If Wednesday’s Democratic Mayoral Debate at St. Francis Colleges is indicative of voter interest in the upcoming Mayoral election, we are in for an intense race. The turnout was so high for the candidate forum that brought together five of the seven Democratic contenders, that many people who showed up did not even make it […]
What does one do as the lead candidate in a race for Brooklyn Borough President? He announces his candidacy outside Borough Hall so he can begin measuring the drapes and picking out furniture. At least that’s what current Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz said when Eric Adams officially began his campaign to succeed him on […]
The handful of elected Republicans in Brooklyn can’t seem to find common ground on who should replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg in City Hall’s hot seat in November.
The nearly month-long school bus strike officially ended yesterday. The drivers’ union decided that they would place their bets on the pledges of Democratic mayoral hopefuls instead of dealing with the unbending Mayor Bloomberg.