Inner Circle Show

Archive for February, 2013

Inner Circle’s Newest Members

CJ Papa, Hilary Weissman and Dan Mannarino. The Inner Circle welcomes its newest members, the Class of ’13, our rookie performers. Actually, they are four top journalists, accomplished in covering politics, government and a full range of other news topics. Introducing Hilary Weissman is a writer/producer at WNBC-TV, specializing in politics and city government. She began […]

Mayor Edward I. Koch, an Inner Circle Show Favorite, Dies at 88

Ed Koch lived on stage. And one of his favorites was the stage he dominated in his many song-and-dance rebuttals to the Inner Circle over a tenure of three terms as mayor.  The former mayor died Feb 1, 2013 after a lengthy illness.  He was 88. The Inner Circle membership and officers join our fellow […]

Bob Budion, City Hall Gate Keeper for Several Mayors

Reporters who covered City Hall during the administrations of Ed Koch, Abe Beame, John Lindsay and even Robert Wagner will remember Bob Budion as the smiling, joking, plain-clothes New York City police officer who manned the front door and sat at the police desk outside Room 9. Bob was a fixture at City Hall, and […]