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Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Bridge Park Seeks Proposals for Residential Development

Developers at the Pier 6 site will be required to build 130,000 square feet of affordable housing.

East Harlem »

Salary Boost for Pre-K Teachers Stiffs Colleagues Who Teach Younger Kids

Teachers of 4-year-olds will make thousands of dollars more than teachers of 3-year-olds.

Gowanus »

Man Killed in Gowanus Hit-And-Run

Felipe Castro, 27, of Sunset Park was working at an auto shop when he was hit and killed, police said.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Picks New FDNY Commissioner

Daniel Nigro, who retired from the FDNY in 2002, will succeed Sal Cassano, sources told DNAinfo.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Releases $74B Budget, Boosting Funds for Schools, NYPD and NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio's first budget includes funding increases pre-K, police precincts and CUNY.

Civic Center »

New Contractor Rules Aim to Prevent the Next CityTime Scandal

A new directive from Comptroller Scott Stringer sets standards for reporting IT workers' hours.

Fort Greene »

De Blasio Proposes $41B Plan for 200,000 Units of Affordable Housing

The plan would create 80,000 new units through mixed-income models and preserve 120,000 units.

East Harlem »

New Pre-K Seats Could Leave Many 4-Year-Olds Scrambling for Afternoon Care

The city wants 53,000 "full day" pre-K seats in September, but a six-hour day is hard on some families.

Morrisania »

City Investigating Death of 4-Year-Old Who May Have Eaten Rat Poison

The city is investigating the death of Juan Sanchez, a 4-year-old boy who possibly consumed rat poison.

Civic Center »

Labor Union Council Approves de Blasio's Health Care Savings Deal

The deal, which is designed to save the city $3.4 billion, will now have to be approved by each union.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Strikes Deal With Teachers Union, With $5.5B in Raises

The deal would extend retroactively to 2009, giving teachers billions of dollars in back pay.

Civic Center »

NYPD Union Blasts de Blasio Offer of No Retroactive Raises Despite UFT Deal

Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch blasted the city's offer of no raises.

Civic Center »

Mayor Cancels Affordable Housing Announcement Amid Teacher Union Deal Talks

Officials said labor talks remained ongoing, as the mayor canceled a major housing policy talk.

Civic Center »

Poverty Rate Continues to Climb Among NYC's Working Adults, Study Finds

More than 21 percent of New Yorkers lived in poverty as of 2012, according to the mayor's office.

Civic Center »

Unions May Hire Low-Wage Workers for Mayor's Affordable Housing Plan

City Hall and construction unions discuss a new labor tier with workers for affordable projects.

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