Mark Green served two terms as New York City’s public advocate, but he is remembered by many for the races he did not win—one for a House seat, two for Senate, one for mayor and last year, for attorney general. Six months after he lost that last race, his brother, Stephen, purchased the...… [More]
When Catholics and Protestants signed a historic accord establishing a joint government in Northern Ireland last month, they had a little help from unexpected quarters: the government delegation led by Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) and four other members of the City Council.
Quinn went to the Emerald Isle to march in Dublin's St. Patrick's Day Parade. The organizers of New York's parade have barred her from marching as an open lesbian, and so Quinn has refused to...… [More]