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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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NYSNA Nurses Back Levin In D33 City Council Race

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, […]

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BHB Reader Endorsement Poll: NYC Council District 33

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.

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This Online Video Backing Stephen Pierson Will Have You Shaking Your Head

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.

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Stevie Wonders: Tale Of The Tweets From The NYC Council D 33 Democratic Debate

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.

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Judge Lays The Smackdown On SUNY, Ownership Reverts To Continuum #SaveLICH

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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Pretzel Logic: Pierson’s Endorsements From The He-Man Vito Lopez Haters Club

Stephen Pierson, incumbent Steve Levin’s Democratic primary challenger in NYC council district 33, held a press conference today to announce several key endorsements. Even a casual follower of Pierson’s campaign could easily find the common thread among the backers present at the Brooklyn Borough Hall presser – they’re all foes of Levin’s former boss Vito […]

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Levin to DOT: Fix BQE Below Brooklyn Heights

We’ve received this presser from City Council Member Steve Levin’s office: CM Levin has sent a letter asking the [NYC Department of Transportation] to mill and repave the cantilevered section of the [Brooklyn Queens Expressway]. There have been a number of Brooklyn Heights residents who have felt vibrations around this section of the BQE, spurring […]

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