Christine Quinn

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SoHo »

Nolita Playground Could Get $1.9M Makeover

Supporters have already secured $1.3 million for the renovation of DeSalvio Playground.

Forest Hills »

Police Arrest Man in Stun Gun Sex Assault in Forest Park

Richard Kassebaum, 42, is accused of attacking a female jogger.

New York City »

Catsimatidis Blasts 'Culture of Corruption' as Aide Busted in Bribery Plot

Vincent Tabone and other GOP leaders were arrested in a bribery scheme to elect Sen. Malcolm Smith mayor.

New York City »

Joe Lhota Says Inspector General Would 'Handcuff' NYPD

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is making public safety a cornerstone of his campaign.

New York City »

Quinn Backs Paid Sick Leave in Deal That Will Cover 1 Million New Yorkers

Council Speaker Christine Quinn has thrown her support behind the paid sick leave bill.

West Village »

Village AIDS Memorial Group Releases New Renderings During Funding Push

The 18-foot canopy on the memorial at Seventh Avenue and West 12th Street no longer features plants.

Yorkville »

Demolition of Marine Transfer Station to Begin, Officials Say

The city Law Department confirmed that demolition of the former MTS on the East River will start soon.

Red Hook »

LICH Advocates Dig In as Quinn Expresses Doubt About Hospital's Survival

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said it was "less and less likely" that LICH would be saved.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says Support for NYPD Watchdog Won't Swing His Mayoral Vote

A candidate's support of the NYPD inspector general will not be a deal-breaker for Mayor Bloomberg.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says 2013 Candidates Have No Plans to Keep City Safe

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly echoed Bloomberg's concerns about an inspector general for the NYPD.

Fort George »

Mayoral Candidates Attack Quinn on Paid Sick Leave at Uptown Debate

Quinn's opponents accused the speaker of "bottling up" debate on the paid sick leave controversy.

Upper East Side »

GOP Mayoral Hopefuls Trash UES Waste Plan, Say Garbage Should Go to NJ

Three mayoral hopefuls said they would block plans for a waste transfer facility on the Upper East Side.

Chelsea »

Quinn Wins Endorsement From Home Democratic Club in Chelsea

Christine Quinn got her political start at the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club.

New York City »

Bloomberg's Plan to Hide Cigarettes Introduced in City Council

Legislation that would force stores to keep cigarettes out of sight was formally introduced Wednesday.

New York City »

Bloomberg Slams Quinn-Backed NYPD Watchdog As 'Dangerous Mistake'

Mayor Bloomberg vowed to veto a bill that would create an NYPD Inspector General.