On February 4th, when the Teamsters pulled support from a bill, they never agreed to in the first place, the Mayor sat in his SUV for 16 minutes, rather than face the men and women in top hats on the steps of city hall.
Tourists' "To Do" lists may be about to change, as Mayor Bill De Blasio has introduced a bill to ban horse-drawn carriages by May of 2016, making good on a key campaign promise.
After 10 months of filming New York's Greatest Living Icons, the gentle carriage horses, those who love them... and those who hate them, I can say, without equivocation, there is no abuse, no cruelty of any kind, only love...and lots of carrots.
So if you live in or are visiting Chicago, be sure to look for Larry Ortega and his horses and grab a ride. Sadly, this could
Claims of a federal investigation are just the latest wobble in the angry debate, which nearly engulfed even Vice President
On the heels of the actor's impassioned New York Times editorial urging de Blasio not to ban Central Park's horse-drawn carriages
Never preachy, the film simply lays bare the facts and lets viewers interpret them. It's the same strategy that animal rights organizations have used for years: Give people the information, and let them decide. And it's working.
The debate over horse-drawn carriages reached new heights in recent months after then-New York City mayoral candidate Bill
Horse-drawn carriages have been an iconic New York City attraction for decades, but Mayor Bill De Blasio wants to end the practice. New York Magazine explores who would win with the carriage-horse ban...and it's not necessarily the horses.
According to the New York Post, records show that NYCLASS spent $774,000 in attack ads against de Blasio’s mayoral campaign