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Bed-Stuy »

David Dinkins to Visit Bed-Stuy for Book Signing

The former mayor will visit Restoration Plaza to promote his new book, "A Mayor’s Life."

New Dorp »

Staten Island 'Forgotten' by Plows 48 Hours After Snowstorm, Residents Say

Residents of the borough criticized Bill de Blasio for poor snow removal.

West Harlem »

Elderly Man Struck by Livery Cab While Crossing 125th Street, Witnesses Say

A man was struck by a livery cab while crossing 125th Street at Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard.

Canarsie »

First Lady McCray Targets Immigration Reform as Role in City Policy Emerges

The first lady's remarks ahead of a forum on the issue come as questions remain about her role.

Upper East Side »

De Blasio Admits 'More Could Have Been Done' to Clear UES Streets of Snow

The mayor was accused of clearing some NYC streets faster than others.

Civic Center »

City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Adds Friends and Foes to Leadership Team

The new council came to order with a mix of allies and enemies being appointed to key positions.

Civic Center »

Schools to Remain Open, But Transit Slows Down Amid Major Snowstorm

During an update on this storm on Tuesday, de Blasio said he would notify parents ASAP of any changes.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Vows to Be Less 'Punitive' Against City's Small Businesses

The mayor picked Maria Torres-Springer to lead the Department of Small Business Services.

Civic Center »

Gov. Cuomo to Offer Plan to Pay for Statewide Universal Pre-K

The move would create a political obstacle for Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan for a pre-K tax hike.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Ferry Floats On Through May, But Trip Will Cost Nearly Double

The ferry was brought to the peninsula in November 2012 after the A train was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Pushes Policy Agenda on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Speaking at events in downtown Brooklyn and Harlem, Bill de Blasio said King would support his policies.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Outlines Reforms After Probe into Myls Dobson's Death

The mayor promised better coordination between agencies and greater follow-up of vulnerable children.

Civic Center »

Advocates Pushed for Changes to Arrest Policy Long Before Myls Dobson Died

They hope the latest attention will help push the NYPD and Mayor de Blasio to change police protocol.

Civic Center »

Voters on 'Honeymoon' With de Blasio, Latest Poll Says

Nearly two-thirds of voters are optimistic about the next four years even as they're divided over issues.

Upper West Side »

Assemblyman Calls for 20 MPH Speed Limit Across NYC

Daniel O'Donnell introduced legislation that would lower the city's speed limit from 30 to 20 mph. 

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