Bill de Blasio

Democratic Presidential Debate Interrupted by Protesters

Updated at 10:50 p.m. ET, September 13: Like the second round of Democratic debates, the third debate was interrupted by protestors. This time,…
Rob Arcand / July 31, 2019

Democratic Presidential Debate Round 2, Night 2: Protestors, Jabs at Joe Biden, and Other Big Moments

The second round of the Democratic debates has mercifully concluded.  Night two on July 31 featured the remaining 10 candidates in the insanely crowded field of…
Maggie Serota / July 31, 2019

Who Loves the Clash More: Beto or de Blasio?

Imagine showing up to a party and realizing your worst frenemy is wearing the exact same patched-up, safety-pinned army surplus jacket you picked out for the…
Andy Cush / June 10, 2019

Bill de Blasio on Ska: “I Love Ska”

New York City mayor and apparent 2020 hopeful Bill de Blasio appeared on CNN Tuesday morning to boost his profile in an absurdly crowded field…
Maggie Serota / May 21, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Video of BTS Fans’ Trash to Shame Bill de Blasio

Donald Trump Jr. may have inadvertently kicked the hornets' nest that is the BTS fandom while taking a shot at New York City mayor Bill…
Maggie Serota / May 17, 2019

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Criticized for Flapping Arms to R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly”

With a pair of high-profile documentaries bringing renewed scrutiny to the sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly and Michael Jackson — and in Kelly’s case,…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / March 11, 2019

De Blasio Will Repeal NYC Cabaret Law if NYPD Oversees Nightclub Surveillance Provision

After avoiding giving a direct statement regarding what many consider an antiquated, racist, and homophobic Cabaret Law, the office of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially…
Arielle Gordon / September 18, 2017

Hmmm: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Rumored Weed Smoker, Also Loves Reggae

In the early days of his administration, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was dogged by the public's idea that he loved to smoke weed.
Andy Cush / May 10, 2017