Even when you didn't agree with him you couldn't help but love, respect, admire his enthusiasm and his passion for everything NY.
I loved his self-deprecating sense of humor ...
If you agree with me on 9 out of 12 issues, vote for me. If you agree with me on 12 out of 12 issues, see a psychiatrist
He once told Archbishop whatever his name was ...
I’m the Jew in the front pew
He was tough and incredibly confident ...
You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for one's self-respect to be a punching bag.
And he always knew who he was ...
It's not soaring, beautiful, handsome, like the George Washington or the Verrazano. It's rugged, it's hard working – and that's me.
Bridge being renamed for him in 2011.
I'll never forget the PSA he did where he stood at the entrance to his bridge waving to motorists and shouting Welcome to my bridge
Peaceful Journey Ed
You did great