public advocate

Aug 222012
Vendy Awards Name Food Cart Vendor Most Heroic, Despite Alleged Illegality

Despite allegations of operating illegally, local food cart owner Sammy Kassen will be honored with the title of 2012′s “Most Heroic Vendor” at the Urban Justice Center’s annual Vendy Awards.

May 162012
De Blasio Weighs In On Food Carts, Calls For Greater Regulation

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 [...]

May 102012
Bill de Blasio At Bay Ridge Democrats Tonight

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 [...]