The mayor used the tools at his disposal to push his issues onto the national stage.
The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.
Check out some of DNAinfo New York's best photos from 2013.
Bill de Blasio will be the first Democratic mayor since David Dinkins was elected in 1989.
Results showed Bill de Blasio within a razor's edge of winning the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff.
Voting machine problems were reported throughout the city as New Yorkers turned out to the polls.
Anti-sanitation station group Pledge 2 Protect sent out 80,000 direct mailings prior to the primaries.
The Public Advocate's support jumped six points in the latest Quinnipiac University poll.
Bill de Blasio, Christine Quinn and other contenders traded fire over tax policy and stop-and-frisk.
The Council Speaker defended herself against criticism over her role in overturning term limits.
The Public Advocate has his best poll showing yet as former congressman Weiner continues to lose ground.
The Democratic mayoral hopefuls rushed to align themselves with Scheindlin's decision.
The council speaker leads with 26 percent among likely primary voters, the paper reported.
The Gracie Mansion hopefuls faced off at Hunter College on Tuesday.
Advocates for the Queens version of the High Line are preparing for a feasibility study on the project.
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