We had fun providing a weekly Mayor's Desk update this year, especially when our mayors acted absurd. So, for this final 2013 installation, we're listing the most "memorable" mayoral moments.
Of course, it would be far too easy to fill these pages with references to Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor who just won't quit making headlines. For all of our sakes, we've left Ford off of this list, but if you have a craving for a Ford Fix, feel free to visit any of the stories below:
Once you've had your fill there, please click the photo below, and help us end the year by laughing away the most ridiculous mayoral moments and mishaps. Here's to a saner 2014!
10. Boris Breaks the Law
We just loved it when Mayor Boris Johnson traveled all the way to Melbourne only to break the law. The London Mayor hopped on one of the city's bike-share bikes and began to ride without a helmet, which is illegal there. To be fair, perhaps an exception could have been made for Mayor Johnson, whose mound of hair is surely as effective as a standard helmet.
(Source: Alastair Smith via Flickr)
— Nicole Ferraro, Editor in Chief, UBM's Future Cities