Colby Hamilton

City Hall Reporter @bcolbyhamilton chamilton@dnainfo.com

Colby Hamilton covers New York City politics for DNAinfo New York.

He previously covered local and state politics for WNYC. He lives in Brooklyn and is a proud alum of the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism.

Downtown »

July 30, 2014

Why the 7 Train Is the Best in the City

The Straphangers Campaign's annual report named the 7 the best train and the 2 the worst.

Midtown & Theater District »

July 17, 2014

LIRR Strike Averted With Deal That Includes Healthcare Contributions

The eight Long Island Rail Road unions reached a deal with the MTA Thursday.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

July 16, 2014

How You Can Get Around in Case of a Long Island Rail Road Strike

DNAinfo has rounded up a list of transportation alternatives in case the LIRR strike freezes trains.

Astoria & Long Island City »

July 8, 2014

62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal

The PROSE schools will offer a variety of changes to curriculum and school structure, officials said.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

July 7, 2014

Who Can Legally Get Medical Marijuana in New York State

New York's medical marijuana bill will cover those with HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's, Crohn's Disease and more.

Downtown »

July 4, 2014

Human Error Sparked Accidental Payout of $300M in Retirement Funds: Report

A test of an automated child support payment triggered a massive accidental payout, investigators found.

Downtown »

July 3, 2014

De Blasio Sizes Up the Competition Before Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

World champion Joey Chestnut and Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas joined de Blasio for a weigh-in ceremony.

Downtown »

July 2, 2014

City Reaches $1.75B Contract Deal With DC 37 Union

DC 37, which represents 100,000 members, had been without a contract since 2010.