Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been selected to speak at Harvard University's 2014 commencement exercises. The Ivy League university announced Wednesday... To view the full story, click the title link.
Emily Lloyd, who ran the Department of Environmental Protection for four years under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is returning to that role for Bill de Blasio, the mayor announced Tuesday. Ms. Lloyd, who... To view the full story, click the title link.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg left office claiming his plan to build or preserve 165,000 units of affordable housing was on track to meet the goal this year. New mayor Bill de Blasio plans to junk the... To view the full story, click the title link.
As the city waits to see how Mayor Bill de Blasio will tackle climate change, which Michael Bloomberg made a top priority, a new report suggests the last administration's environmental efforts are... To view the full story, click the title link.
Michael Bloomberg, in his last month as mayor, presided over a city economy that sustained 4 million jobs, reaching an employment milestone not seen since the administration of John Lindsay in 1969,... To view the full story, click the title link.
New Yorkers say the 12-year mayoral administration of Michael Bloomberg was mainly a success. A Quinnipiac University poll released Friday found that 64% of city voters say Mr. Bloomberg was a... To view the full story, click the title link.
Mary Travis Bassett, a former deputy health commissioner and the "architect" of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's most prominent public health policies, was named commissioner of the city's Department... To view the full story, click the title link.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg left office with the city at an all-time employment high, besting the previous record, set in 1969. Meanwhile, the Independent Budget Office sees continued jobs gains for the next several years.
Year-end boasts by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that New York is the safest big city in America can ring hollow in Brownsville, a Brooklyn neighborhood where the cycle of violence, silence and retribution feels entrenched and where crime seems immune to strategies that have brought record lows across the city. Show More Summary
When Michael Bloomberg took the oath as mayor nearly a dozen years ago, he was a political neophyte faced with a city still smoldering from a terrorist attack that crippled its economy, wounded its psyche and left a ragged scar across lower Manhattan. Show More Summary
If you have lived in New York City during the past 12 years, Michael Bloomberg may have very well saved your life, at least according to his office. In one of his final appearances as mayor late Friday morning, Mr. Bloomberg joined outgoing...Show More Summary
New Yorkers will soon find themselves unable to use that old chestnut of an excuse, "I need to feed the meter." In a joint statement Thursday afternoon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan...Show More Summary
Thanks to an historic drop in crime and a growing number of alternative-to-incarceration programs, fewer small-time offenders have gone to jail in the past 12 years than ever before, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday. In 2012, the city's incarceration rate was 30% below the national rate. Show More Summary
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's new jobs and housing czar said Monday that the next administration will shift focus away from the type of large-scale projects that blossomed under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and move towards those that address the problem of income inequality. Show More Summary
Mayor Michael Bloomberg will cut the ribbon on the first phase of a redesign of a pedestrian plaza in Times Square. WCBS-TV reports the mayor will visit the iconic tourist attraction on Monday. The construction is part of a $40 million redesign that will transform Times Square into a more pedestrian-friendly plaza. Show More Summary
Now in his final days in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg celebrated his administration's redevelopment work by riding a special train to an unfinished subway station on Manhattan's far West Side. The new station, at 34th Street and 11th Avenue, isn't scheduled to open to the public until next fall. Show More Summary
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that his successor, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, has a “once in a generation” opportunity to cut the city’s swelling employee pension and health care costs. In a speech delivered at the Economic Club of New York in Manhattan as part of a five-borough farewell tour this week, Mr. Show More Summary
New York City's longest-serving chief lawyer in modern times is returning to his former law firm after 12 years of representing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration. Michael Cardozo said Monday he's looking forward to rejoining Proskauer. Show More Summary
Mayor Michael Bloomberg will take an inaugural ride on the new No. 7 Subway extension on Friday his office announced. The new leg, which cost over $2 billion and took over five years to build, will bring the line past its current terminus...Show More Summary
High-ranking city officials have made no secret of pushing about $12 billion worth of skyline altering legacy projects through the required approval processes as Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s tenure draws to a close at the end of the month. Show More Summary