The readers of Brooklyn Heights Blog have spoken – they’re backing challenger/ Brooklyn Heights resident Stephen Pierson in the NYC Council D33 Democratic primary. This is the second time, BHB readers have chosen to endorse an opponent of (now incumbent) Steve Levin. Four years ago they chose another Brooklyn Heights resident, Doug Biviano, as their […]
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New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) endorsed Steve Levin for the D33 City Council seat (which serves Brooklyn Heights) on Wednesday near the Long Island College Hospital campus. Levin, along with mayoral candidate Bill DiBlasio, have been endorsed by the organization in large part due their actions in support of keeping LICH open. In July, […]
City Council Member Steve Levin, who represents Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods, has introduced a bill in the Council that would require the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting to make “monthly reports detailing the locations of all film shoot permits in New York City, broken down by Borough, Community Board, Council District, and […]
NYC Councilmember Stephen Levin will hold a press conference Tuesday (8/27) at City Hall to announce several key endorsements. Fellow City Council members Jumaane Williams, Brad Lander, and Melissa Mark-Viverito (who are also part of the Progressive Caucus) will back the D33 incumbent. RELATED: BHB Reader Endorsement Poll: NYC Council District 33 Last week, Levin’s […]
You don’t have to be a weatherman to know which way the tax code wind blows – it’s confusing and totally ponderous for many. But if you’re Stephen Pierson running for NYC Council and throwing barbs at your opponent, incumbent Stephen Levin, for financial misdeeds this item in today’s NY Post cannot be helping the things.
Since we started Brooklyn Heights Blog, our policy has been to not endorse candidates. We, of course, reserve the right to be bloggers – insightful and sometimes snarky – but not to unilaterally decide which candidates deserve the backing of the BHB community. That’s up to you!
While some have decided to NOT endorse anyone in this race (we’re looking at you New Kings Democrats!), BHB readers will be backing either Levin or Pierson when all is said and done.
Poll closes on 8/31/13 at 11:59pm.
Vote after the jump.
Political ads are not exactly known for their subtleness, accuracy or artistic quality. Sure, you communications majors will shoutback – GOLDWATER DAISY AD MAAAN!
While some of you may utter the phrase “in your heart you know he’s right” while watching this “viral” video for NYC Council D33 Democratic candidate Stephen Pierson, you have to agree that it’s pretty darn wacky.
Watch the video after the jump.
The Democratic candidates for the 33rd NYC Council district 33 faced off Wednesday night in Greenpoint. You might be surprised to learn what one of the candidates hasn’t done in over a decade.
Proactive measures rarely make for a rousing stump speech. As a result, New York City’s elected officials have an unfortunate habit of not addressing problems until they reach a crisis point. But without proactive measures, our district will continue staggering from crisis to crisis. As we’ve seen with our libraries, hospitals, flood preparedness, and environmental issues (e.g., Newtown Creek and the Gowanus Canal), ignoring simmering problems doesn’t prevent them from boiling.
Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Demarest laid a veritable bodyslam on SUNY this afternoon when she ruled that ownership of Long Island College Hospital should revert to its previous owner Continuum or another operator willing to take it. After the ruling, Continuum issued a statement that they cannot takeover the facility. This comes on the […]
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