This isn’t former Comptroller Bill Thompson’s first rodeo. Four years ago he ran against and lost to Mayor Bloomberg by 4.6 percent, but this race has been different altogether. Last time around it was his adamant stance on term limits that lit a fire under his campaign; in this race he may not have such a clear rallying point.
This year’s Oscar nominations are out, which means a lot of complaints from fans of the Lego Movie, which got snubbed for Best Animated Feature, Interstellar, which garnered no big nominations, and diversity in Hollywood, as not a single actor of color got an acting nomination. The Lower Hudson Valley had something to celebrate though, as LoHud.com proudly shares area residents getting Oscar noms including Bill Murray and Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller
Morning Brief: January 16
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Civilian Complaints Against NYPD Down
On a recent Friday afternoon, the line to fill grocery bags at Part of the Solution or POTS in the Bronx was about ten people deep.
NYC Food Pantry Sees a Growing Demand Over the Holidays
Gabrielle McGovern, WFUV
Judge Scolds NYC Tower Jumpers, Won't Toss Case
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If you want a good laugh there are plenty of places in New York City to get one. On this episode of Cityscape we're looking at the origins of comedy in New York City, and just where to get a laugh in the Big Apple.
Cityscape: Getting A Laugh in NYC
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Doctor Recovers From Ebola, Leaves NYC Hospital