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De Blasio Says He Will Wacksky Yassky If Elected Mayorsky

Democratic mayoral hopeful/Park Slope dad/father of the kid with the best afro since the ’76 Topps Traded card of Oscar Gamble Bill De Blasio said today that one of the first things he’ll do if elected would be to fire Brooklyn Heights resident/TLC commissioner David Yassky. Capital New York: “Well, I’d start by getting a […]

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WSJ Talks To Joe Lhota About Visiting Ground Zero

The Wall Street Journal interviewed GOP Mayoral candidate/Brooklyn Heights resident Joe Lhota earlier this week. In the piece he discusses returning to Ground Zero. Lhota was a deputy mayor in the Giulani administration on 9/11/01 and he tells the paper he was nearly killed “two or three times” as fled the destruction. As for revisiting the location he says:

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5 Reasons Why Stephen Pierson Lost To Steve Levin In Council D33 Democratic Primary

While Brooklyn Heights resident/ City Council hopeful Stephen Pierson might be blaming voter fraud for his resounding 40 point loss to incumbent Steve Levin in NYC Council D33’s Democratic primary we thought it would be a good time to list the 5 real reasons we think his bid went down in flames. Here they are: […]

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Pierson Poll-Watcher Says Widespread Vote Fraud Possible in Williamsburg

Gothamist reports on allegations of attempted voting fraud in Tuesday’s primary election, quoting David Greenberg, a poll watcher for unsuccessful City Council candidate and Brooklyn Heights resident Stephen Pierson (photo), as saying he observed so many attempts to vote using fraudulent credentials that he assumed the problem was “widespread.” Greenberg, who was observing voting at […]

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Squadron, James Headed For Public Advocate Runoff – This Could Get Ugly

Our man in the NYS Senate Daniel Squadron will face off against City Councilmember Letitia James in the Democratic race for Public Advocate. Neither candidate achieved the magical 40% necessary to avoid the October runoff election. Squadron’s campaign has run a robust schedule of TV ads and James released the hounds last month issuing a […]

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GOP Has A Whole Lhota Love For Brooklyn Heights’ Own In Mayoral Primary

Get ready Park Slope there’s going to be a showdown in November. Brooklyn Heights resident/former MTA chief Joe Lhota won the Republican mayoral primary Tuesday and will faceoff against the Democratic nominee/Park Slope resident Bill DiBlasio in November.

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Steve Levin Trumps Stephen Pierson In NYC Council District 33

What a long strange primary trip it was for Steve Levin in NYC Council District 33. Brooklyn Heights resident/challenger/ fellow Brown alum/professional poker player Stephen Pierson waged a full frontal assault on the incumbent that was hyperfocused on Levin’s relationship with his former boss/disgraced Assemblyman/defeated City Council candidate Vito Lopez. But as anyone who has had the misfortune of working for a schmuck knows, that doesn’t make you one too – and the electorate agreed handing Levin a victory on Tuesday night.

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Video: Karl Catches Up With Steve Levin On Primary Day

Karl Junkersfeld talks to NYC Councilmember Steve Levin (D33) on Primary Day. Watch after the jump.

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Open Thread: #StevieWonders Sh*t Just Got Real In The Battle For the 33rd NYC Council District

Tuesday (9/10) is primary day. And just like monkeys locked in a cage for just a little too long the candidates in NYC Council D33’s Democratic primary are starting to fling some poop. Yes, we said poop. Hey.. they both went to Brown. (Insert groan here.)

This is an open thread, so comment away! Here’s some tweets from the candidates to get you talkin':

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Where Are The Polling Locations In Brooklyn Heights For NYC September 10th Primary

Scratching your head on where the polls are in Brooklyn Heights (and citywide) for Tuesday’s primaries? Scratch no more! The NYC Board of Elections’ Poll Site Locator brings you one step closer to fulfilling your civic duty.

More after the jump.

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