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Velázquez Challenger Jeff Kurzon Capitalizes On Sanders Energy In Congressional Race

When it comes to fundraising for his campaign, congressional hopeful Jeff Kurzon has raised nothing. And that's the way he prefers it. Kurzon, a Democrat, who first...

In Case You Missed It: Pratt’s 10-Story Building, Biggie Statue, Hummus,...

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This Week In Ditmas Park

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Op-Ed: Looney Losers Launch Sour Grapes Secession Campaign

BETWEEN THE LINES: I truly intended to steer clear of politics for this column. However, when I read about the secession effort set in...

Obama to Visit Storm-Damaged NYC Today

President Obama will be in the city today to tour communities ravaged by Sandy. If you're planning on being in Staten Island or the...

Op-Ed: Voting And Gloating Are Over – Where Do We Go...

BETWEEN THE LINES: The presidential campaign stretched out for 18 months, yet it seemed longer — a lot longer. I’ve had my fill of annoying attack...

Where to Watch Election Results Tonight in South Slope

Already on pins and needles about tonight's election results? Take a deep breath, grab some friends and head to one of South Slope's watering...

Poll: Who’s the Man?

The polls have been open since 6am and voter lines have stretched throughout the Slope for a good portion of the day. Will Obama...

Time to Rock the Vote, South Slope

After the longest election season in the history of election seasons, the time has finally come to to chose our political leaders. Polls around...

Op-Ed: America Needs Barack Obama

BETWEEN THE LINES: For habitual readers of this column, it should come as no revelation as to who my preference is in Tuesday’s presidential election. Over...

Op-Ed: Despite Debate Win, GOP Seeks Edge With Voter Suppression

BETWEEN THE LINES: When Mitt Romney became the Republican’s designated presidential nominee following his victories in the spring primaries, the party’s conservative wing seemed as...

Need Alcohol to Get Through the Debate Wednesday? Stop By a...

Let's get ready to rumble! Tomorrow night is the first of three debates between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. Why watch the smackdown...

Op-Ed: Military Stays In Step After Repeal Of Don’t Ask Don’t...

BETWEEN THE LINES: Fifty-three weeks ago, the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy, which denied homosexuals from serving openly in the armed forces without...

Local Pols Have Mixed Reactions To President’s Healthcare Act

When the news first broke of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the measure, news channels were were reporting from opposite sides of the...

Obama Supporters Not Showing The Love. Yet.

Park Slope voted overwhelmingly for Obama four years ago. The 52nd Assembly District, which includes Park Slope, in 2008 gave Obama/Biden ticket 57,229 votes, and...