Tag Archives: John Catsimatidis

Is There A Chance The Track Could Bend?

Yesterday NYC mayoral GOP longshot and billionaire grocer John Catsimatidis announced his plan to build a monorail alongside the Long Island Expressway. “Not subway, ABOVE-way,” he said, dismissing the possibility of expanding the existing underground rail system as a pipe dream. He expressed a wish to see “monorails going down the middle of the streets,” in keeping with his role …

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NEW YORK CITY: Billionaire Grocer To Run For Mayor As A Republican

Billionaire John Catsimatidis, the owner of the Gristedes supermarket chain, will file his intent to run for New York City mayor tomorrow. Like Mayor Bloomberg, Catsimatidis is a former Democrat seeking a second act after a fabulously successful business career. But this isn’t quite Bloomberg II. While Catsimatidis says he’s prepared to spend as much as $20 million of his …

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