Attitude is Forever: Mayor Ed Koch, RIP

Koch on Brooklyn Bridge

"Brash" "Colorful" "Confrontational" and (oddly) "Bellicose" Those are the words that are being flung about today in memory of one of the great New York City mayors, Ed Koch, who passed in the wee small hours, at age 88.The one word these reports are missing is an important one, particularly when you're running the city called The Capital of the World: "Optimistic".Say his name one iconic image comes directly to the fore: the Mayor standing on the Brooklyn Bridge during … [Read more...]