2017 Year In Photos



Baseball fan Timothy Cardinal Dolan sports a borrowed Yankees hat while the hat’s owner sports Cardinal Dolan’s zucchetto.

Mayoral candidates fighting and occasionally smiling, a governor working his fellow electeds and the cameras, a hometown president passing through.  Those are among the images in our 2017 photo retrospective.

Shot entirely in the five boroughs, our photo retrospective reflects our 2017 focus on the mayoral election and particularly on challengers looking to defeat Mayor de Blasio.  There’s more, however, with a mix of light moments, conflict and loss.

Our photographic look back at 2017 is available here.

Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis heads to her car following a Saturday morning appearance at a Queens GOP “Unity Breakfast” in Glendale.

Note:  Our more extensive photo retrospective on the 2017 mayoral race is available here.

de Blasio Glendale Town Hall



Mayor Bill de Blasio held his 49th council district town hall last Monday night, joining Council Member Elizabeth Crowley in Glendale.  Crowley, a Democrat, lost her bid for a third term in November and the term hall included several warm comments on her tenure from audience members and the mayor.  Councilmember-elect Bob Holden, a registered Democrat who ran on the Republican line in November after losing to Crowley in the Democratic primary, did not attend.

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Photo Gallery: de Blasio On Wall Street



Mayor Bill de Blasio sparked a rally on Wall Street Saturday, literally, but he didn’t boost any share prices.  de Blasio headlined a rally held outside the New York Stock Exchange at the intersection of Broad and Wall denouncing the Senate Republican tax bill approved just a few hours earlier.  Other speakers included Comptroller Scott Stringer, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and United Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten.

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Photo Gallery: Anti-Trump Protest (Updated)



Approximately 500 people protested against Donald Trump and the just-passed Senate tax bill Saturday morning, gathering across from a Trump fundraiser at Cipriani 42nd Street.  The protesters included large union contingents from 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association along with a mix of other seemingly unaffiliated protesters.  The Republican tax bill, passed in the Senate just a few hours earlier, was the primary focus of the protesters’ shouts and signs.

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