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Battery Park City »

Lady Liberty in Business After State Pays for Statue to Reopen

The Statue of Liberty reopened to tourists Sunday after New York agreed to pay for park administration.

Civic Center »

Unions Back Bill de Blasio for Mayor, Even While Preparing to Battle Him

Even as unions rally to the Democratic nominee, officials say they're not taking anything for granted.

Midtown »

Politicians Rally to Strip MSG of Multimillion-Dollar Tax Breaks

The city has been deprived of more than $350 million in revenue over 31 years, officials said.

Civic Center »

Thompson Bows Out of Mayor's Race and Endorses de Blasio

Thompson threw his support behind de Blasio, but said the current election system was an abomination.

Oakwood »

Cuomo Nearly Doubles Number of Sandy-Damaged Homes Eligible for Buyouts

The expansion brings the total number of homes eligible for a pre-storm value buyout to 300.

Central Harlem »

Three Harlem Groups to Share in State's $1M Environmental Justice Grants

The $1 million in grants will be used to address issues in areas with a high number of pollution sources.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith Hospital Closure Process Delayed by Bankruptcy Court

Proceedings were pushed back from Aug. 15 to Aug. 26.

Lower East Side »

E-Cigarette Shop Hopes to Convert Smokers on Lower East Side

Vape New York sells electronic cigarettes that create a vapor to mimic the feeling of smoking.

Greenpoint »

G and M Trains to Increase Service as MTA Plans $18M in Improvements

The G will run more frequently during the evening rush.

Financial District »

De Blasio Praises Cuomo, Blasts Bloomberg in Handling of Labor

The public advocate contrasted what he said was the governor's tough but respectful approach.

Midtown »

Law Adds Tougher Penalties for Young Drivers Texting Behind the Wheel

Junior drivers will  have licenses suspended for 60 days if they’re caught texting behind the wheel.  

New York City »

Gov. Cuomo Appoints Commission to Fight Corruption in Albany

A group of law-enforcement officials will scrutinize misconduct and systems in place to stop it .

Coney Island »

Memorial Day Weekend Beaches: What's Open After Sandy

DNAinfo New York has a list of what will be open and closed on the shore this weekend.

New Dorp & South Beach »

New Goethals Bridge to be Built Under NY/NJ Construction Program

The program will also upgrade the Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing.

New York City »

Gov. Cuomo Names New MTA Chairman

Thomas Prendergast is the well-respected current president of the MTA's NYC Transit.