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Midtown »

New Task Force to Probe Landlords Who Harass Rent-Stabilized Tenants

The Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force will investigate harassment complaints against landlords.

Midtown »

De Blasio Blasts Giuliani for Claiming Obama Doesn't 'Love' America

Giuliani reportedly said the remarks weren't racist because Obama's mother is white.

Baychester »

Diaz Calls for New Schools, Possible Train Yard Development in SOTB

Admission to the specialized high schools would be based on schoolwork rather than tests.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Sees Largest Jump in Pedestrian Deaths Despite Vision Zero

Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.

Civic Center »

GOP Poster Depicts De Blasio as Woman in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

A GOP spokesman said the poster depicts Al Sharpton as someone with control over de Blasio.

Fort Greene »

Several NYPD Precinct Houses Don't Have Working Security Cameras: Sources

While most station houses have cameras inside, several do not have security cameras on the outside.

Prospect Heights »

Why Brooklyn Lost the Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia

Frayed political relations and corruption indictments were among the reasons NYC lost, insiders say.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Came Up 'A Little Short' in Losing DNC to Philadelphia: de Blasio

Philly beats out Brooklyn as the host for 2016's Democratic National Convention, the committee said. 

Civic Center »

Barry Diller's $130M Floating Hudson River Arts Park Wins Approval

The Hudson River Park Trust unanimously approved the Pier55 park and performance space.

East Harlem »

Mark-Viverito Calls for Millions to Repair NYCHA Buildings in State of City

The council speaker is also calling for legal representation for a broader range of issues.

Jackson Heights »

Vision Zero Does 'Nothing' to Keep Streets Safe, Assemblyman Says

Assemblyman Michael DenDekker requested the comptroller's office audit Vision Zero 

Civic Center »

5 Things You Should Know About New York City's Proposed Budget

Spending proposals include more money for after-school programs and bulletproof vests for police.

Jackson Heights »

Maybe Now You Can Get a Municipal ID After City Adds Staff to Shorten Wait

The IDNYC card program has seen overwhelming demand, so the city increased the program's capacity.

Washington Heights »

City to Provide 22,000 New Bulletproof Vests for the NYPD

The state-of-the-art vests will begin replacing outdated ones starting in May.

Midtown »

Officials Tried to 'Sanitize' Info About 911 System Failures, Report Says

The program is now expected to be completed a decade late and run hundreds of millions over budget.