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Bed-Stuy »

New Family-Owned Bed-Stuy Diner is City's 2,000th Accelerated Business

Emeline's in Bed-Stuy is the 2,000th business opened under the city's business acceleration program.

Williamsburg »

Firefighter Killed Battling Blaze in Williamsburg

Lt. Gordon Ambelas, of Staten Island, died in the fire at 75 Wilson St. Saturday night.

Coney Island »

Nathan's Hotdog-Eating Champ Keeps Title After Proposing to Girlfriend

Joey Chestnut gobbled 61 hotdogs, winning but not beating his previous record of 69 franks.

Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

City Reaches $1.75B Contract Deal With DC 37 Union

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

High Bridge »

Arts Programs in City Schools Get $23M Boost

The funds will help new teachers, buy materials and improve facilities, officials said.

Morningside Heights »

'George Carlin Way' to Take Over West 121st Street

The West 121st Street block once home to George Carlin will be renamed in his honor.

Greenwich Village »

Pride on Display as Fifth Avenue Becomes Sea of Rainbow Flags

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family marched in the NYC Pride Parade.

Yorkville »

De Blasio Appoints Former Police Chief Joseph Esposito to Head OEM

Esposito, who served in the NYPD for 40 years, is now taking over the disaster preparedness agency.

Maspeth »

Fundraiser for Sanitation Worker Killed on The Job Nets $50K in 5 Days

Steven Frosch was killed by a street sweeper in Maspeth last week. 

Prospect Heights »

Atlantic Yards Affordable Housing Plan Accelerated by State, Local Groups

The housing plan near the Barclays Center got a kickstart from the state, city and civic groups.

Civic Center »

City Agencies Add Gay Pride Flag Into Twitter Logos at Mayor's Request

Dozens of agencies changed their social media profiles for Pride Week following de Blasio's request.

Civic Center »

New York Workers Get Extended Lunch Break to Watch Team USA

Gov. Cuomo gave state workers an extended lunch break to watch Team USA against Germany the World Cup.

Civic Center »

Splinter Democratic Faction to Reunite With State Senate Democrats

The Independent Democratic Conference, led by Sen. Jeff Klein, is rejoining the fold.

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