I am the CDC now. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the fourteenth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from July 29th, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

Apologies for the late filing, folks. Been sidelined a bit with work. Not much on the docket this week besides some updates regarding NY’s Delta surge, which we’ll cover below. Some fun trivia about our former Presidents as well. Let’s go.

COVID RECOVERY

Newly Reported Cases (7/22–7/29): 976 avg. …


Not to spoil anything, but if you aren’t vaccinated, you should get on that. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the lucky thirteenth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from July 22nd, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

Hey folks, I’m back from a short hiatus to put up a show in Stapleton- it feels great to do theatre again without the threat of COVID looming over us.

Let me just take a big sip of…


Smoke bellows from a subway manhole. A new Mayor has been chosen. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the twelfth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from July 8th, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

Hello! Quick programming note: I’ll be off next week to tech a show (they brought theatre back!) and will be a bit too booked to put out the newsletter next week. I’ll buy you dinner the week after and we can…


Repeat after me: The 2021 Primaries Did Not Take Place. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the eleventh edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from July 1st, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

THE NEVERENDING PRIMARY- HOW THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS BOTCHED THE ELECTION IN RECORD TIME

The New York Times had some harsh words for the New York City Board of Elections, after the BOE bungled yet another major election:

“The board stands as a rotten board. It is at best a semi-functioning anachronism. Membership on it is considered…


The people have spoken.. and they must be punished. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the tenth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from June 24th, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

The polls have closed, the precincts have been reported, and, unless you’re reading this next Tuesday, we don’t who won anything. But fear not- we’ll have answers soon enough. In this abbreviated post-mortem edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, we’ll take a look…


Once more unto the breach? It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the ninth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from June 17, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

It cannot be denied- after a five day sabbatical in sunny Florida, I am, indeed, back in the New York groove. This edition is going to be a little different, as it’s the last time we’ll be meeting before Election Day. Time flies so quickly! …


Hot enough for ya? It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the eighth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from June 10, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

Hey folks, I’m on vacation this week (I’m currently typing this on a surfboard riding the biggest wave you’ve ever seen and hi-fiving sharks wearing sunglasses. They have a real Pikachu here! Wish you were here XOXO!) so apologies if this edition is a bit brief. …


We’re 9 days out from early, in person voting! In the meantime, it’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the seventh edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from June 3, 2021. Any new subscribers can read all previous editions, which include breakdowns of local races, ranked choice voting, public safety and COVID recovery here. Welcome!

THE SPIN ROOM- RECAPPING THE SECOND MAYORAL DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

“I just don’t know how the hell do we have you become our Mayor with a record like this?”

Eric Adams directed his cross-examination question, a regular segment in the third quarter of New York City debates, at Andrew Yang, questioning…


I’m very badly sunburned and you should feel bad for me. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the sixth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from May 27, 2021. Any new subscribers can read previous editions here to get some important information on the Mayor’s race, candidate profiles, COVID recovery and local news.

ONE MONTH OUT- A RECAP

As of this week, we’re officially less than a month away from the June 22nd primaries. The last four weeks of the election cycle will be a blitz from candidates from every field to max out on advertising, scoop up crucial endorsements…


According to the CDC, this is, but may not be, though absolutely is, I think…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

This is the fifth edition of The Newsletter That Never Sleeps, from May 20th, 2021. Any new subscribers can read any previous editions here to catch up on info pertaining to the Mayoral race, ranked choice voting, COVID recovery and some fun local stories.

THE SPIN ROOM- RECAPPING THE FIRST MAYORAL DEBATE

Sparks flew at the first Mayoral debate last Thursday, but the sparks were intercepted by a myriad of muted microphones over Zoom. The two-hour panel with the eight major candidates for Mayor was pretty…

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