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East Flatbush »

Convert Homeless Shelters Back to Apartments, Advocates Say

Apartments should be leased to homeless families instead, they say, with the help of a rental subsidy.

Park Slope »

Bill de Blasio Elected Mayor

Bill de Blasio will be the first Democratic mayor since David Dinkins was elected in 1989.

Williamsburg »

Little-Known Hasidic Sect Emerges as Political Powerbroker in Mayor's Race

The Hasidic sect of Aroni Jews have emerged as a powerhouse, propelling de Blasio to a primary win.

Civic Center »

Thompson Bows Out of Mayor's Race and Endorses de Blasio

Thompson threw his support behind de Blasio, but said the current election system was an abomination.

Civic Center »

Lame-Duck Quinn Says Mayoral Politics Won't Affect Council Term

Two days after losing her bid for mayor, Quinn promised "a ton" of Council activity in her last months.

Gowanus »

Tight Democratic Primary Leaves Bill de Blasio Win in Limbo

Results showed Bill de Blasio within a razor's edge of winning the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff.

Civic Center »

New Yorkers Head to the Polls on Primary Day

Voting machine problems were reported throughout the city as New Yorkers turned out to the polls.

Upper East Side »

Marine Transfer Station Foes Flood UES with 80K Mailings Before Primaries

Anti-sanitation station group Pledge 2 Protect sent out 80,000 direct mailings prior to the primaries.

Civic Center »

Quinn Bets on Latino Turnout to Propel Her Into a Runoff

The council speaker has heavily courted Latino voters, but observers see major issues still in her way.

Crown Heights »

Quinn's Camp Tries to 'Keep Calm and Carry On' As Her Poll Numbers Fall

Quinn's campaign isn't panicking despite the Speaker's recent slippage in the polls.

Midtown »

Rivals Try to Sink Front-Runner de Blasio in Last Democratic Mayoral Debate

Democratic candidates pummeled Bill de Blasio in their final debate at Rockefeller Center Tuesday.

Civic Center »

Bill de Blasio Soars Ahead in Latest Poll

Bill de Blasio left the other Democratic candidates in the dust in the latest Quinnipiac poll.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Nears Runoff-Proof Lead in Latest Mayoral Poll

The Public Advocate's support jumped six points in the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

Times Square & Theater District »

De Blasio Barraged by Opponents in Mayoral Debate

Bill de Blasio, Christine Quinn and other contenders traded fire over tax policy and stop-and-frisk.

Upper West Side »

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Attack Quinn in First TV Debate

The Council Speaker defended herself against criticism over her role in overturning term limits.