Tag archive for ‘Bill de Blasio’
Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Kate Upton Defends Uber Against NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio

– – A number of celebrities, including Kate Upton, Neil Patrick Harris and Ashton Kutcher, have taken to Twitter to defend the popular ridesharing service Uber against plans to curtail it in More...

Noam Meir On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Bloomberg Philanthropies Gives $100 Million for Cornell University’s New Campus in New York City

– – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined his successor Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cornell University’s new Tech campus to be built on More...

JP Updates On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Mayor de Blasio Skeptical about Netanyahu’s Commitment to Peace

  Originally published by JP Updates By Jacob Kornbluh NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, a staunch supporter of the State of Israel, once again questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s commitment More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

NYC, Ritual Circumcisers, Compromise on Oral Suction and Herpes

The New York City health department announced on Tuesday that it reached an agreement with the Haredi Jewish community over the tradition of metzitzah b’peh—oral suction. The Talmud requires that after More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Fearsome Snowstorm Poses First Test of Uber’s Commitment to Cap Prices

App-based ride-hailing service Uber has vowed to keep its promise to limit prices during the massive blizzard now slamming into the northeastern U.S., in the first test of its new emergency pricing policy More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Bill Maher Likely to Skewer NYPD Officers over Response to Murders

Comedian Bill Maher’s TV show returns from its hiatus this Friday, and if his latest tweet is any indication, the host of “Real Time with Bill Maher” has some things he wants to say about the behavior More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Time Warner’s Merger with Comcast May Not Be a Sure Thing

When Time Warner Cable CEO Robert Marcus reported somewhat disappointing earnings in the fall, he acknowledged the proposed merger with Comcast and Time Warner Cable was going more “slowly” than More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Bruce Ratner and NYC Mayor Break Ground Together on New Brooklyn Affordable Housing

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Bruce Ratner with a shovel in Brooklyn to officially break ground on a new affordable housing building at 35 Carlton Avenue, to be built by Forest City Ratner. The new More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Bloomberg’s Bossy Bans Aside, More Americans Avoid Soda

–   Many New Yorkers balked when then-mayor Michael Bloomberg attempted to regulate the size of sugary sodas, and even as he and successor Bill de Blasio’s efforts to ban the fizzy drinks More...

Yoel Bermant On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Lea Michele’s campaign to put an end to horse-drawn carriages plying their trade in New York City’s Central Park gathering impetus

– Ms. Michele, a long-term opponent of the practice has been joined by a number of other media stars who  claim that the  suffering of the horses who pull these  carriages is both dangerous and unjustified. – – Lea More...

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