There are at least two reasons why, whether you’re registered as a Democrat or Republican, it’s probably a good idea to get to the polls today.
Tomorrow evening, July 24 at 6pm, the Bay Ridge Democrats political club will be marking the night of what would have been State Senator Marty Golden’s “career development” seminar for women with a rally for fair pay for women, right outside the Senator’s office, from 6pm to 8pm. The now-canceled-seminar was widely criticized by both [...]
Vice Magazine has published a story on one local politico who was reminded of his past as a teenage musician in an unusual way – in the form of a prize-winning photograph of a soldier wounded in a Iraq. An war image by photographer Laura Rauch of a wounded soldier being MedEvac-ed out of an [...]
Yesterday Bay Ridge Odyssey received a press release from the Brooklyn Chapter of the Working Families Party. The statement detailed their plans to put pressure on Republican State Senator Marty Golden for his failure to support a measure that would expand public campaign financing and lower donor contribution limits in an attempt to level the [...]
Public advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio weighed in on the 5th Avenue food cart fight during a recent meeting of the Bay Ridge Democrats – stating that the carts are hurting restaurants on the strip and may have to go, writes Will Bredderman for Brooklyn Daily. “The fact is right now that the [...]
All 6 foot 5 inches of New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is slated to appear at tonight’s meeting of the Bay Ridge Democrats, writes Kip of Bay Ridge Journal. The altitudinous advocate will be at the club’s monthly gathering, which is taking place in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd [7420 [...]
POLITICS: On the same day that Occupy Wall Street protestors stage a May Day general strike, the Bay Ridge Democrats, Brooklyn Chapter of the Working Families Party, Citizens Action NY, Common Cause, and MoveOn Brooklyn will meet at Longbow Pub & Pantry to kick-off a month-long push for “Fair Elections” – public financing of campaigns, lower campaign contribution limits and an end to pay-to-play politics – in New York State.