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Prospect Heights »

NYPD Adds Protection to Black Churches After Deadly Charleston Shooting

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams called the shooting a "terrorist act."

Upper West Side »

Central Park Will Be Permanently Car-Free Above 72nd Street, Mayor Says

Bill de Blasio announced the northern section of Central Park would go car-free starting June 29. 

Crown Heights »

Landlord Destroyed Apartment Building to Get Tenants Out, Pols Say

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Mayor Bill de Blasio want rent regulations strengthened.

Park Slope »

Mayor to Announce Car Bans in Prospect Park and Central Park, Report Says

Vehicle traffic will be banned in parts of Prospect Park and Central Park, Capital New York reported.

Roosevelt Island »

De Blasio, Bloomberg Praise One Another at Cornell Tech Groundbreaking

Though their relationship remains chilly, the two men were cordial during the event.

Roosevelt Island »

'Big Uptick' in 311 Calls From Fearful Renters After Laws Expired: Mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio says a strengthening of expired rent laws is the only solution.

Midtown »

Mayor: Failure to Renew Rent Laws Will Be 'End of NYC As We Have Known It'

The mayor made his comments during a telephone town hall with 14,000 seniors from AARP.

Financial District »

Goodbye Vocational School: City Shifts Focus to Career and Technical Ed

The city vowed to grow Career and Technical Education programs as Apple and others help with training.

Civic Center »

Council Passes De Blasio's Police and Fire Pension Plan Without Much Notice

The unexpected vote was taken Wednesday. Police and fire unions criticized the move.

High Bridge »

De Blasio to Skip Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign Launch Saturday

The mayor won't go to the Roosevelt Island event because he's waiting to hear Clinton's agenda.

High Bridge »

City Launches Summer Initiative to Tackle Spike in Shootings and Homicides

"Summer All Out" will see 330 officers sent out to patrol 10 precincts with rising crime.

Civic Center »

Top de Blasio Fundraiser Picked to Rep City in Pension Fund Lawsuit

The Law Department chose Jay Eisenhofer's firm three months after he gave $20,000 to mayor's nonprofit.

Civic Center »

City Wants Fast Food Restaurants to Post Warnings for High Sodium Foods

New York City would be the first city in the country to require the warning.

Lower East Side »

What You Need to Know About the City's Rent Regulation and Tax Break Fights

Here's a primer on the rent regulated housing laws and 421a tax breaks that are expiring on June 15.

Washington Heights »

70 Percent of NYC Families Score Top Choice for Public Pre-K, Mayor Says

Roughly 70 percent of kids got their first choice of pre-K; 18 percent didn't get their top three.