Jake Offenhartz (@jangelooff )

Jake Offenhartz

Bio reporter @gothamist | tips to joffenhartz at gothamist dot com
Location New York, NY
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Following 1,9K
Account created 09-03-2011 21:03:56
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iPhone : Ira Jablonsky (third row, second from right) is currently the Commanding Officer of Brooklyn South Community Affairs. twitter.com/davidklion/sta…

Twitter Web App : Kathy Wylde, the CEO of Partnership for NYC, suggested the biggest hurdle to getting the ultra-rich to pay more in taxes was that people werent nice enough about it. gothamist.com/news/new-york-…

Twitter Web App : A spokesperson for Bloomberg, the richest NY billionaire, declined to comment, citing a "longstanding policy" not to discuss NYC issues. (pretty, uhh, rich coming from a guy who ran for president on his NYC record) gothamist.com/news/new-york-…

Twitter Web App : Gothamist asked 113 billionaires in New York whether they'd pay more taxes. Four responded. John Catsimatidis, the only one who agreed to speak to a reporter, called the idea "dumb as dogshit." (via Christopher Robbins & Sydney Pereira) twitter.com/Gothamist/stat…

Twitter Web App : TFW youre a powerful legislative director in Albany moonlighting as the leader of a notorious motorcycle gang and one of your members asks about the penalty for sleeping with another members ol lady timesunion.com/news/article/A…

iPhone : Confused how all these super lux buildings are hiring off-duty cops when the NYPD keeps saying the entire force may need to deploy for protests

Twitter Web App : That the question didn't even have to do with looting specifically but that is where Biden went tells you which flank they are concerned with covering twitter.com/hollyotterbein…

iPhone : There are about 60 cops guarding the arch at Washington Sq Park. One said they’re here every day, “since people started vandalizing it.”

Since when?

“Can’t remember.”

Seems like a lot of cops for that.

“There’s a lot of people in the park.”

Twitter Web App : "Analysis by NYC Campaign Finance Board shows that the number of voters assigned to each site varies by tens of thousands, peaking at nearly 120,000 voters at the most assigned site down to fewer than 10,000 voters assigned to the least." gothamist.com/news/about-lon… via @gothamist

Twitter Web App : • Very politely asking a dog to give up its seat to a human, & being turned down
• Hearing that the MTA has blamed the latest delay on a pencil
• Catching sight of a Dr. Zizmor ad from 1994
• The days when finding yourself in an otherwise empty subway car were magical & rare twitter.com/Gothamist/stat…

Twitter Web App : “As of right now I’m back to the place where I don’t know how to pay rent November 1st. I’ve started making phone calls to extended family to see if anybody can help me.” twitter.com/Gothamist/stat…

Twitter Web App : In a statement, the Law Department praised
Mayor Bill de Blasio's "long track record of police reform" and promised to respond in court...

That same agency is currently handling one half of the mayor's ostensibly independent (late) investigation into police brutality during the protests twitter.com/Gothamist/stat…

Twitter Web App : If you want to hear NYCBoardOfElections take a political newcomer and crush her dreams by knocking her off the ballot, you can also listen to this.

wnyc.org/story/queens-m… twitter.com/AOC/status/132…