Saturday, December 21, 2013

Bloomberg claims credit for Brooklyn successes

Time Short, Bloomberg Touts Successes in Brooklyn - NYTimes.com

"...Tuesday, the first day of Mr. Bloomberg’s valedictory tour across New York City, took him to Brooklyn, the borough that has grown and flourished like no other during his tenure. The occasion, the opening of the rink at the new Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center, gave him a chance to reflect on his mayoralty: the parks he had opened (“a historic” effort), the crime rates (so low that “it just defies imagination”), even his attempts to learn Spanish."