A look back at New York City scenes from 2020, a year largely defined by a global pandemic and its accompanying economic fallout.
History offers little guidance for how Bill de Blasio should navigate his remaining time in office now that his presidential campaign is done.
Bill de Blasio is never going to be president. But he is going to be a former mayor someday. And he has a little less than 27 months to shape just what that legacy looks like, and the kind of city we get to live in when he’s gone.
Four from the large field of Democratic challengers have released very detailed proposals. Others have talked more broadly about the need for a national housing strategy.
Ben and Jarrett talk to Democratic State Sens. Liz Krueger and Zellnor Myrie about the landmark 2019 session. But first, they break down the previous day’s Queens district attorney primary and Bill de Blasio’s debut on the presidential debate stage.
City Limits’ editor appeared on BRIC-TVs 112BK to discusses the Gowanus rezoning, combined sewer overflows, the Queens DA race and Bill de Blasio’s run for president, among other things. Somehow, they got on to the topic of ‘mole people.’
The big question isn’t whether de Blasio can win or why he’s even running. It’s what his national candidacy means for the city.
From gentrifying urban neighborhoods to wild federal lands, it’s time for a unifying vision of how America’s fundamental asset can serve the public interest.