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Pride Parade Revelers 'Overwhelmed With Joy' After Supreme Court Ruling

Gay couples wed and there was joy in the streets at the city's annual Pride Parade.

West Village »

New Yorkers Celebrate Supreme Court's Landmark Gay Rights Ruling

The Supreme Court ruled that states couldn't bar same-sex couples from getting married.

Bed-Stuy »

De Blasio Touts Success at Boys and Girls High School Graduation

The mayor was a special guest speaker for the ceremony at one of the city's 94 long-struggling schools.

Inwood »

'True Neighborhood Policing' Coming With New Initiative, Mayor Says

De Blasio, Bratton to unveil community policing initiative named "One City: Safe and Fair Everywhere."

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Isn't the Only Progessive Politician Who Doesn't Pay Interns

From the City Council, to the Public Advocate and Members of Congress, electeds don't pay their interns.

East Harlem »

'It Ain't Over Till It's Over,' De Blasio Says About His Legislative Agenda

De Blasio's agenda for New York City took a beating in a tentative Albany legislative deal.

Midtown »

Cuomo Reaches Tentative 4 Year Rent Regulation Extension

The tentative agreement still must be approved by the Assembly and the Senate.

Chinatown »

Lunar New Year Now a NYC School Holiday, to Delight of Chinatown

Chinatown residents hailed Mayor Bill de Blasio for approving Lunar New Year as a school holiday.

East Harlem »

19-year-old Girl Shot in East Harlem's Washington Houses

The teen was shot in the left leg and is in stable condition, police said.

East Elmhurst »

Class-Action Lawsuit Wins 'Historic' Reforms of Rikers Rules

The reforms include heightened surveillance and new rules for when officers can use force on inmates.

Civic Center »

NYPD To Get 1,300 New Officers Under De Blasio, City Council Budget Plan

The mayor said the new officers will save the city $70 million in overtime costs.

Civic Center »

City Hall Mulls Plan to Add 500 Officers to NYPD, Sources Say

The mayor and City Council are apparently working to hire more officers after months of refusals.

Civic Center »

Cuomo AIDS Plan Needs $10 Million From De Blasio, Advocates Say

The governor's blueprint to end AIDS requires the city match the state's funding for it, activists said.

Park Slope »

Mayor Says 'You Could Spend All Day' on Park Slope Parents

Bill de Blasio embraced his roots with a shoutout to the online community of Park Slope Parents.

Park Slope »

Prospect Park Car Ban Starts July 6, Mayor Says

Cars will be banned on West Drive, but they'll still be allowed on Prospect Park's East Drive.