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Sunnyside »

City Plans 11,000 Affordable Units at Sunnyside Yards Despite Gov Saying No

Mayor Bill de Blasio said they want to develop 11,250 affordable apartments at the 200-acre rail yard.

Murray Hill »

VIDEO: De Blasio Uses More of a New York Accent in State of the City Speech

De Blasio's pronunciation on words including "neighborhoods" was in line with New York City's accent.

Civic Center »

VIDEO: Mayor de Blasio Posts Selfie Video to Vine

Bill de Blasio just shared his first Vine video since elected Mayor.

Rockaway Beach »

SURVEY: Where Would You Want the New Citywide Ferry Service to Stop?

Mayor de Blasio announced the expansion of ferry service to include many new areas of the city.

New York City »

Mayor Announces Six Neighborhoods With Mandatory Affordable Housing

Housing in areas of East New York, Long Island City, Flushing West will require affordable housing.

Civic Center »

NYPD Endorses Mayor's Pledge to Fight 'Frivolous' Lawsuits Against City

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will fight nuisance suits rather than settle to make them go away. 

Midtown »

Mayor's Joke Tweet 'Winter is Coming' Sparks Criticism Amid Storm Chaos

Service on the 7 train was out all day Monday and there were delays on other lines.

Central Harlem »

Chronic Mold Problem Plagues Polo Grounds Houses Apartment, Tenant Says

Jacklyne Holmes has had mold removed from her Polo Grounds apartment twice, only to see it come back.

West Brighton »

Staten Island Chuck Keeps Out of Mayor's Clutches and Predicts Early Spring

The furry prognosticator was enclosed in a Plexiglas case and was not picked up by the mayor. 

Upper East Side »

Expect Icy Commute Monday Morning as Storm Brings Snow and Freezing Rain

Schools set to open, but alternate-side parking is suspended as city could see 8 inches of snow and ice.

West Brighton »

Mayor Jokes About Being 'Wrapped in Platinum' to Avoid Groundhog Day Mishap

The groundhog, Staten Island Chuck Died after the mayor dropped her last year.

Prospect Heights »

City's Bid for 2016 DNC Now Includes $20M and Help from Anna Wintour

The city announced fundraising totals and a new host committee a day before a visit from the DNC chair.

Lower East Side »

Weitz & Luxenberg 'Shocked' as Silver Takes Leave Absence from Firm

Federal prosecutors say Silver used the firm to mask "kickbacks" as legitimate income.

Civic Center »

LISTEN: De Blasio Does Dramatic Reading of Onion Article About Snowstorm

The mayor read a spoof mocking his warnings about this week's blizzard.

Central Harlem »

More Than 1,500 People Sign Petitions to Save Harlem's Community Gardens

The petition asks Mayor Bill de Blasio not to tear down the gardens to build affordable housing.