Brooklyn DA Thompson Delays Inauguration Party In Search Of Enormous Venue

Ken ThompsonNewly elected Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has delayed his inaugural bash — originally scheduled for January 19 – until Feb. 9 in search of a larger space for the event, The Daily News’ Reuven Blau reports.

Mr. Thompson had planned to hold the party in the newly opened Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, but according to insiders, the 100,000-square-foot building wasn’t large enough to accommodate Thompson’s growing guest list of supporters and political dignitaries.

“A lot of people want to come and we want to make sure we have the space,” an unnamed insider told The Daily News.

The Brooklyn DA appears to be one of the last newly elected candidate to hold a formal inauguration ceremony, Blau notes.

01/28/2014 11:08 AM by Jacob Kornbluh

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