CBS2’s Elle McLogan witnesses Italian tradition, chats with Tony Danza, and experiences cannoli overload. CBS New York video
From building permits to bike lanes, public data is all around us. The NYC Open Data program is the City’s commitment to putting this data back in the hands of all New Yorkers. Start exploring City data at nyc.gov/data. NYC official video.
Julia Salazar is running to unseat incumbent Martin Dilan in the 2018 Democratic primary to represent Brooklyn’s District 18 in the New York State Senate. Salazar says she’s a Colombian immigrant and Jew-of-color. In fact, she’s neither—and the questions merely start there.
Salazar is running on a “socialist” platform, associated like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez–whom she conspicuously emulates–with the Democratic Socialists of America. But Salazar started political life as a very different creature: an evangelical Christian Zionist who defended Israel on behalf of Pastor John Hagee’s Christians United For Israel (CUFI).
In this 2012 interview, Salazar discusses anti-Israel professors at Columbia–agreeing with Beck that they are “Muslim Brotherhood and Communists”–who “[use] the classroom as their podium to spread lies about the State of Israel, to delegitimize the State of Israel, and to spread propaganda to Columbia students.”…..
Video from John-Paul Pagano youtube channel
NYC Ferry Lower East Side Route, Brooklyn Queens Connector Streetcar Program, Governor’s Island
The NYC Ferry Lower East Side Route sets sail in the East River
• The City gives the green light to the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector Streetcar Program (BQX)
• A public review process will help rezone 4.5 million square feet of commercial, academic and cultural space on Governor’s Island
.Official video from NYC City HaLL.