Park Slope

De Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of New York City
De Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of New York City
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/01/2014 at 8:12AM

New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, was sworn in during a ceremony at his Park Slope, Brooklyn home just after midnight Wednesday, followed by a formal inauguration on the steps of City Hall later that day.

De Blasio to live in Gracie Mansion
De Blasio to live in Gracie Mansion
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 12/11/2013 at 11:18AM

The de Blasios are moving out of Brooklyn and into Gracie Mansion. After much speculation, the mayor-elect announced Wednesday through his Transition 2013 website he would live in the Manhattan digs during his time heading the city. “It’s a tough decision. Brooklyn is our home and Park Slope is our neighborhood. And we love these [...]

Bill de Blasio announces candidacy for mayor
Bill de Blasio announces candidacy for mayor
Politics Maggie Hayes 1/27/2013 at 1:29PM

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has officially placed his name in the running to be the next mayor. “We deserve a city government that actually believes in our neighborhoods and sees things the way we do,” said de Blasio at his announcement on Sunday, January 27 outside his Park Slope home. Photo courtesy of the [...]

Brooklyn resident, Mallory Hagan, wins Miss America crown
Brooklyn resident, Mallory Hagan, wins Miss America crown
News Heather Chin 1/14/2013 at 4:18PM

Brooklyn resident and the reigning Miss New York 2012, Mallory Hagan, won the tiara and title of Miss America 2013 on Saturday night, at the annual beauty pageant in Las Vegas. Hagan, 23, is a Park Slope resident and Alabama native who is studying Advertising & Marketing with a focus on Cosmetic & Fragrance Marketing [...]

Oh, the hypocrisy
Letters Queens Courier Staff 10/27/2011 at 4:06PM

So Senator Charles Schumer wants a “Bill of Rights” for Long Island Rail Road commuters. Great sound bite! How about a taxpayers’ “Bill of Rights” for voters? Hold Schumer and colleagues accountable for doing their job and passing the federal budget on time. Dock them all one day’s pay for each day the budget is [...]