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Park Slope »

Mayor Rejected Twice by Department of Buildings on Apartment He Rents Out

De Blasio's applications for confirmation on his rental property's legal use have been rejected twice.

Lower East Side »

$400M Grant Bringing Storm Protection to East Side, Bronx and Staten Island

A plan for East River berms won federal funding, as did proposals in The Bronx and Staten Island.

Civic Center »

Dwindling City Hospitals Driving Up Ambulance Response Times, FD Boss Says

Outgoing FDNY Commissioner Cassano said the loss of hospitals was partly to blame for response times.

Park Slope »

Mayor Leaves Free Stuff Outside Home Ahead of Gracie Mansion Move

The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.

Jackson Heights »

De Blasio First Mayor to March in Queens Pride Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio marched in the 22nd annual pride parade in Jackson Heights, a "historic" moment.

Queens Village »

City Adds More Than 10,000 Pre-K Seats, Streamlining Application Process

The city hopes to make it easier for families to enroll in free full-day pre-K programs at nonprofits.

Port Richmond »

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill to Provide $4M Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Cuomo signed a bill that will lower taxes for people who made repairs on their home after the storm.

Upper West Side »

Memorial Day Marked by Mayor at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

The ceremony honored those who have served and who continue to serve the country in the armed forces.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Looks to Purge Health Care Rolls to Save Millions

A plan to remove 20,000 ineligible city health insurance enrollees is estimated to save $400 million.

Belmont »

De Blasio Announces $650M Tech Upgrade for City Schools

The money will go toward helping schools upgrade their broadband internet access.

Mott Haven »

Community Board 1 Wants Science Center to Replace 40th Precinct

The center would be a good idea for "any neighborhood," said District Manager Cedric Loftin.

Central Harlem »

Bill Clinton Helps Launch Harlem EatUp! Food and Culture Festival

The event, set for next May, will showcase new and legacy food and cultural institutions.

Chelsea »

AIDS Walk Raises $5.1M for GMHC

The event raised more cash than expected, but it was still the lowest total in more than a decade.

Jamaica »

Council Caucus Demands 1,000 New Officers Amid Shooting Increase

Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton have said existing staffing levels are sufficient.

Upper East Side »

Officer Injured In Arson that Killed her Partner Released from Hospital

Officer Rosa Rodriguez had been hospitalized since April, when she responded to a fire in Coney Island.

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