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  • The roll-up-his-sleeves Mr. McMahon is his own man and this borough's best representative in Congress.

    Ashley Killough: Michael McMahon Wins Endorsements By Local Papers

  • The council's own estimates show that up to 5,000 of the borough's poorest families currently living in private rented accommodation will be forced to move when government-imposed housing benefit caps take effect next month.

    Westminster council to draft 'civic contracts' for benefit recipients

  • • Giving priority access to borough's 22,000 social homes to groups such as volunteer police officers, Territorial Army members, nurses and ex-service personnel.

    Westminster council to draft 'civic contracts' for benefit recipients

  • It soon became clear that the majority of the borough's politically-enthusiastic Bangladeshi electors were behind Rahman - as many as two-thirds in the view of some in the Labour campaign - leaving Labour needing to mobilise its non-Bangladeshi vote.

    Labour well beaten in Tower Hamlets

  • I spoke to Councillor Peter Golds, leader of the borough's Tory group, who said he'd heard nothing from the local police about his complaint about Rahman's campaign expenses.

    Tower Hamlets: polling day

  • With the election of an independent as the borough's first directly-elected executive mayor, the composition of the council and the balance of power within it has changed.

    Tower Hamlets: Conservatives ask Labour to 'work with us in best interests of borough'

  • And perhaps in a sign of how one borough's food can be welcomed by another, Mr. Farmer's last gig was in the restaurant of the Manhattan Inn — in Greenpoint.

    Bridging a Borough's Food Gap

  • "The New Brooklyn Cookbook," a compilation of recipes from some of the borough's most popular restaurants, is due out later this month.

    Bridging a Borough's Food Gap

  • She was assistant chief executive in Newham, east London, in the late 90s, when the borough's social services were placed into special measures – though it should be said that social services didn't fall within her area of responsibility.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • We knew of Betty Smith's book and Elia Kazan's film of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, of the borough's newspaper, The Brooklyn Eagle, but in the popular mind of America that was the beginning and end of "culture" in Brooklyn, except for the Dodgers -- who began as the Bridegrooms in 1890, became the Superbas, Trolley Dodgers, and Robins.

    George Mitrovich: When Brooklyn Was No More


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