Day: October 10, 2013

City Politics Top Stories

Brooklyn DA Race Not Over, Yet

DA Hynes Announced Reelection Run on GOP Line By Mary Alice Miller District Attorney Charles Hynes’ formal announcement to run for reelection on the Republican and Conservative lines was a raucous affair, despite the campaign event’s old-timey banjo music. Political supporters who waited half an hour for Hynes to arrive and when he did, his […]readmore

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View From Here Bikers/SUV Tragic Confrontation

By David Mark Greaves The tragedy of the recent motorcycle versus SUV confrontation was amazingly caught on a helmet-mounted camera and makes for compelling viewing.  A large group of motorcyclists found themselves together on the Westside Highway and if you’ve ever been in that situation, you either enjoy the roar as they go by, or […]readmore


Geno Geno Geno

If you were to discuss Jets quarterback Geno Smith’s season so far, the word turnovers may be the first thing mentioned. Heading into this past Monday’s showdown with the Atlanta Falcons, Smith led the NFLwith 11 turnovers including 8 interceptions and a couple of lost fumbles. After a discombobulating performance at Tennessee, a matchup with […]readmore

City Politics

Kings County Politics

By Stephen Witt Hynes a long shot to beat Thompson in general election While most of Central Brooklyn continues to rally behind Kings County District Attorney Democratic Nominee Ken Thompson, several pockets of Southern Brooklyn appears positively giddy that current DA Joe Hynes, a lifelong Democrat, has decided to challenge Thompson on the Republican and […]readmore


… Starring Saul Williams As Satchi In “TEY

It’s young, it’s vibrant, it’s alive, it’s a silent movement that’s about to break out..  According to UrbanWorld award-winning playwright Darius Clark Monroe, Bedford Stuyvesant is the center of the film and arts movement, a Sundance East on the rise.  And while some of us have been pate to the underground party, of sorts, Restoration’s […]readmore