“I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close.”
A block away from Times Square, pedestrians witnessed a police shooting Saturday night September 14th, 2013. The NY Daily News reports the NYPD was after a suspect who “simulated a gun in his hands,” the NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly shared. In this pursuit, police shot at him and injured two bystanders, the NYTimes reports. And being the prime spot it is in New York City, Port Authority pedestrians live-tweeted photos and reports of the scene.
“I don’t have this burning, overriding desire to go out and run for office. It’s not the single animating force in my life as it was for quite some time. But I do recognize, to some degree, it’s now or maybe never for me, in terms of running for something. I’m trying to gauge not only what’s right and what feels comfortable right this second, but I’m also thinking, How will I feel in a year or two years or five years? Is this the time that I should be doing it? And then there’s the other side of the coin, which is … am I still the same person who I thought would make a good mayor?”
Giant Electric “13” Arrives In Times Square For New Year’s Eve
Suspicious New Yorkers may want to avoid Times Square, as a flatbed truck delivered on Wednesday a giant number “13” for the area’s New Year’s Eve sign.
The seven-feet tall “2013” sign will light up atop One Times Square to announce the new year, once the iconic New Year’s ball drops.
The number includes 32,000 high-power LEDs. They use only 9 watts each, compared to the 40 watts that the previous halogen bulbs used.
Thirteen multicultural good-luck charms were included with the delivery to guard against any bad luck.
The charms and the number will be on display at the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center through next Wednesday.
Mayor Bloomberg and Mr. Met have a great reason to celebrate.
Mayor Bloomberg, Commissioner of Major League Baseball Allan (Bud) H. Selig and New York Mets Chairman and CEO Fred Wilpon today announced that Citi Field will host the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Read more on nyc.gov.
Mr. Weiner, Mr. Hamm & Ms. Jones Rang the Opening Bell…Financial District, NY (via Buzz Feed)