The mayor also declined an offer from the company for a live stream debate.
Temperatures and humidity were expected to feel close to 100 degrees today.
The 7,000 residents of Queensbridge Houses will be the first to receive the free service.
Mayor de Blasio will discuss how the city is reducing emissions while lifting residents out of poverty.
The two touted the "Summer All Out" program, but rapes continue to rise.
The city said 20,325 new and preserved units in fiscal year 2015 mark the largest amount since 1989.
The winner will serve until Dec. 31, 2016, according to the proclamation.
The mayor cited a new community policing effort as the one-year anniversary of Garner's death nears.
The city has issued 250,000 municipal ID cards since the program started in January, officials said.
School safety agents would remain, but the precinct's school response unit will disband, sources said.
The governor outlined "major steps" being taken to advance his "blueprint" to end AIDS by 2020.
Both leaders continued to jab each other in the wake of a tough legislative session for the mayor.
The U.S. national women's soccer team will parade down the Canyon of Heroes starting at 11 a.m.
Gunfire at dice games recently left at least one person dead and others wounded.
The city is looking for developers to build on the grassy area at Myrtle Avenue and St. Edwards Street.
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