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NY Post Hangs With The Lhotas In Brooklyn Heights

The New York Post gives us a look inside the Pierrepont Street digs of GOP mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and his family. NYP: “We’re such a private family to begin with and I’m grateful that we’ve been able to maintain it,” says Kathryn, who’s spent all her 22 years on the same block in Brooklyn […]

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Security! Mobilize!! Lhota Fears For His Safety In Brooklyn Heights If De Blasio Becomes Mayor

Politicker reports that GOP mayoral candidate/ Brooklyn Heights resident Joe Lhota fears that crime will skyrocket everywhere in the city if his opponent Bill de Blasio is elected in November. Asked whether he would fear for his own safety in and around his posh Pierrepont Street digs he replied, “Abosolutely”. Politicker: Speaking at a press […]

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Whole Lhota Pussycats: Subway Kitties Move To Brooklyn Heights

Today’s NY Daily News reports that famed kittens August and Arthur, who earlier this year brought the Q train to a grinding halt while playing on the Brighton Line subway tracks, have been adopted by Heights couple Katherine Lynn and Keith Lubeley.  Perhaps they’ll run into “cat lover” Joe Lhota at the Pet Emporium? Photo: NY […]

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Joe Lhota’s Mayoral Campaign Goes To The Dark Side

Brooklyn Heights resident/mayoral candidate/ bicycle outlaw Joe Lhota has unleashed a new very dark campaign ad. The spot warns that a DiBlasio administration would reduce the number of cops on the street and return New York City to the bad old days of the 1970s. Like this? Probably more like this 70s: But while Lhota, […]

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Laws? Who Needs ‘Em! Joe Lhota Rides A CitiBike With The NY Daily News

While we were celebrating Toddler Fink’s birthday and 22 glorious years with Mrs. Fink last week, we somehow missed this brilliant piece of journalism from NY Daily News reporter Justin Rocket Silverman. The intrepid reporter, who we will now refer to as NOT KUNTZMAN, rode CitiBikes with GOP mayoral candidate/Brooklyn Heights resident Joe Lhota. This, […]

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NY Daily News Gripes About Joe Lhota’s Pierrepont Penthouse Tax Bill

Brooklyn Heights resident/GOP mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is getting a whole lotta guff from the NY Daily News about his lho property tax bill on his duplex at 35 Pierrepont Street. To be fair, they also are not fans of Democratic nom Bill DiBlasio’s tax bill in Park Slope either. Call the waaaamublance folks, this […]

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In A Race Full Of Sexting, Joe Lhota’s Dispatches Provide A Respite From Tawdry Tweets

Mostly due to Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal, all eyes are on the Democratic field for NYC mayor. On the Republican side, Brooklyn Heights resident/former MTA czar Joe Lhota is battling Gristedes kingpin John Catsimatidis and Doe Fund founder George McDonald. Lhota’s tweets are not of the Weiner kind, but they’re also not boring policy wonk […]

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Mayoral Candidates’ Forum Monday Evening, May 6

On Monday evening, May 6, the Brooklyn Heights Association, the Park Slope Civic Council, and several other neighborhood civic groups, are co-sponsoring a Mayoral Candidates’ Forum to be held at Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place (at Eighth Avenue), from 7:00 to 9:00. All interested voters are invited, and no RSVP is necessary. You may […]

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Quote Of The Day: Joe Lhota’s Favorite NYC Destination

Joe Lhota, who departed his post as MTA chairman three months ago to launch a Republican campaign to run City Hall, is the subject of a Q&A in the New York Daily News. The Brooklyn Heights resident and BHB Ten 2012 member is the Bronx-born son of a cop and the grandson of a firefighter […]

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Lhota Makes Mayoral Bid Official

CBS NY reports that former MTA commish/Brooklyn Heights resident/BHB Ten 2012 member Joe Lhota has made his bid for NYC mayor official: CBS NY: Lhota officially entered the race Thursday morning after filing documents with the Board of Elections and the city’s Campaign Finance Board. He also launched his campaign website Joelhotaformayor.com. Lhota, a Republican, […]

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