Efforts to transform the Manhattan waterfront into an emerald necklace of parks and promenades has long had a few gaps on the East Side. To help close them Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Assemblyman Brian Kavangh have spent the better part of five years developing a plan. Show More Summary
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, who is running virtually unopposed to become the next New York City comptroller, proposed to slash the fees that city pension funds pay investment managers as part of a top-to-bottom rethinking of the office. Show More Summary
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer recommended Wednesday that the City Planning Commission support a plan to revitalize Penn Station by shifting Madison Square Garden, which sits atop the subterranean transit hub, to an alternate location. Show More Summary
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is currently the only candidate, Democrat or Republican, running for city comptroller this year. He has racked up more endorsements than anyone else running for office. In fact, at this point it's more interesting to take note of those who haven't endorsed Mr. Show More Summary
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has unveiled a new plan to revitalize the borough's East River waterfront, while also protecting it from the next big storm. Stringer calls his plan—which was initiated two years before Sandy hit—the East River Blueway. Show More Summary
Manhattan borough President Scott Stringer filed a letter Wednesday to the MTA inspector general calling for a probe into the recent spate of subway deaths.
In the past week alone, three people have been killed, one person has had a leg severed, and two others have been seriously injured in separate subway incidents. This morning on WNYC, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said that this recent surge of subway deaths means “we’re really on pace now to hit 116” in 2013. Show More Summary
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer released a damning report on the deplorable conditions and rampant mismanagement at Animal Care and Control, the city's major animal shelter system. In particular, he claims AC&C "all but abandoned...Show More Summary
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer released a report Tuesday that addresses New York City's "thriving entrepreneurial economy" and how he believes that economy can be pipelined to the middle class. This year, New York City...Show More Summary
At a Wednesday press conference at City Hall, Manhattan Councilman Dan Garodnick dropped his bid to become city comptroller and instead threw his support to Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, who recently dropped his own bid for mayor.
With Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer choosing to run for City Comptroller instead of mayor—obviously so he can leave more time to help out concerned constituents like Scarlett Johansson—the field of candidates for the 2013 mayoral race is starting to take shape. And the NY Times noticed a glaring omission among the current candidates: "Where are the Jews?" [ more › ]
Scott Stringer made it official yesterday evening: He's not running for mayor in 2013, and instead will try to become city comptroller. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, had raised an impressive amount of money for a possible mayoral bid, and he had the legislative and policy background to be a ... More »
The 2013 mayoral field was narrowed just a tiny bit yesterday when Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announced he was dropping out of the crowded Democratic field and would instead run for City Comptroller (as expected). Stringer told Crain's, "I am not dropping down, I’m stepping up," and his fellow Democratic rivals were totally cool with that! [ more › ]
Manhattan Borough president Scott Stringer faced stiff competition among Democrats running for mayor next year, and was pulling in only 6-7 percent of City Democrats' support in early polls, Crains reports. But now that he's decided to run for Comptroller against Councilman Dan Garodnick instead he's suddenly a much more ... More »
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, who had been considered a potential mayoral candidate in 2013, said Sunday that he will instead run for city comptroller.
Looks like there might be a little more room in that mayoral race clown car: Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer is not expected to run next year. [ more › ]
After Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro called Lady Gaga a “slut” for smoking marijuana (legally! In Amsterdam!) in public, another NYC politician came to her defense. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer called the New York native “a social justice activist and a real leader for marriage equality in this country” on Wednesday. And yesterday [...]
When 81-year-old Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro called Lady Gaga a "slut" (in the, uh, "pure," nonsexual sense) for smoking weed in public, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, an upstart mayoral hopeful and friend of Gaga's parents, jumped to her defense at the risk of interborough war. Gaga "remains ... More »
"No matter which continent Gaga happens to be in today," the Manhattan borough president, mayoral hopeful, and Germanotta family friend tells the Daily News, "she remains an Upper West Sider at heart" as well as a "social justice activist and a real leader for marriage equality in this country." Stringer ... More »
Earlier this week Staten Island borough president James Molinaro called Lady Gaga a slut—but Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer quickly came to her defense. To back up: Molinaro called Gaga a slut because she was spotted smoking a joint on stage in Amsterdam, which he believes is setting a bad example for The Children. Show More Summary