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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.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Press Office Uses Genius to Strike Back at News Articles

The mayor's team used a website to make five public critiques of a 184-word New York Post article.

Williamsburg »

INTERACTIVE MAP: Rise in Serious Crime Seen in Most NYPD Precincts

And it's not just murders and shootings that are increasing across most of New York City.  

Civic Center »

Patrick Lynch Re-Elected PBA Union President In Landslide

Outspoken leaders of city's largest police union received 70 percent of his 23,000 member tally.

Long Island City »

6 Things to Do in Queens Neighborhoods This Weekend

Ride in the LIC Bike Parade or celebrate the anniversaries of World Fairs at a festival this weekend.

Midtown »

Bill de Blasio Talks Money and Guns With Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

Income inequality, gun control and de Blasio's New York were all up for debate on Comedy Central.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Says NYPD Will Overcome Spike in Shootings, Homicides

The mayor said better training and technology will bring the crime numbers down.

Civic Center »

Cuomo and De Blasio Call for a Truce No One Expects Will Last

Political observers say the flare-ups between the two Democrats are all about power and control.

Kew Gardens »

ID NYC Opens Pop-up Enrollment Center in Queens

The center will operate at Queens Borough Hall until June 16.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Calls on Albany to Continue Mayoral Control of City Schools

The mayor said the school system could return to the "bad old days" if mayoral control isn't renewed.

Hamilton Heights »

City Pulls Funding to Beloved Hamilton Heights Nursery

Nasry Michelen Day Care Center has been in the neighborhood for 35 years.

Civic Center »

Senate Passes Bill to Restore Disability Pensions to New NYPD Officers

The bill seeking to reverse the reduction of disability pension will now go before the Assembly.  

Rockaway Beach »

Bike Lane Markers Missing From Rebuilt Rockaway Boardwalk

Yellow bike lane markers included in city renderings haven't been added to the boardwalk.

Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

City Expands Program That Lets Schools Break Education Rules

The PROSE schools allow teachers to change city mandated curriculum and structure.