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Christine Quinn Helps Foster Kid Abandoned for Being Gay

City Council Speaker Quinn took James Polite under wing after his parents rejected him for being gay.

Midtown »

Quinn Struggles as Mayoral Candidates Court City's Biggest Teacher's Union

Mayoral candidates court teacher's union, who say they won't give an endorsement until June 19.

Midtown »

'Star Trek' Actor George Takei Beams Out Story of Anti-Gay Attack Near MSG

Takei shared the story with his 4-million-plus fans on Facebook amid a flood of social-media support.

Midtown »

Advocacy Group Exploring Bike Lanes for Fifth and Sixth Avenues

The bike lanes, if installed, would run through the heart of Manhattan.

Chelsea »

New Affordable Housing for Artists Coming to Chelsea

The development on West 29th Street will be similar to the affordable housing in Manhattan Plaza.

New York City »

Paid Sick Leave Bill Passes, Covering 1 Million New Yorkers by 2015

The bill passed after Council Speaker Christine Quinn negotiated concessions protecting small businesses.

Yorkville »

Hundreds Pack Upper East Side Church to Protest Marine Transfer Station

Residents came out against the planned East 91st Street project in a meeting Tuesday night.

New York City »

Quinn Calls for More Gifted and Talented Seats to Improve Diversity

City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn announced a proposal Tuesday for more G&T seats.

New York City »

20 Middle Schools to Get Longer School Days, DOE Says

The extended days are a pilot program, the Department of Education said.

Astoria »

Vallone Takes Dig at Quinn Over Scholarship Funding Cut

The Astoria councilman is calling to restore The Vallone Scholarship, which was given to CUNY students.

Bed-Stuy »

Photographer Honored for Raising $128K for Bed-Stuy YMCA

After DKNY allegedly stole photos from photographer Brandon Stanton, he asked the company to donate.

Cobble Hill »

City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Save LICH

The resolution calls for SUNY and the State Department of Health to find a new operator for the hospital.

New York City »

City Council Bans Electronic Bikes

The City Council voted Thursday to ban all motorized bikes and dirt bikes unless used for health reasons.

Bloomfield »

Mayoral Candidates Call for Transportation Improvements on Staten Island

Candidates for mayor supported a plan for a light rail at a forum on Staten Island.