City Council Speaker Quinn took James Polite under wing after his parents rejected him for being gay.
Mayoral candidates court teacher's union, who say they won't give an endorsement until June 19.
Takei shared the story with his 4-million-plus fans on Facebook amid a flood of social-media support.
The bike lanes, if installed, would run through the heart of Manhattan.
The development on West 29th Street will be similar to the affordable housing in Manhattan Plaza.
The bill passed after Council Speaker Christine Quinn negotiated concessions protecting small businesses.
Residents came out against the planned East 91st Street project in a meeting Tuesday night.
City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn announced a proposal Tuesday for more G&T seats.
The extended days are a pilot program, the Department of Education said.
The Astoria councilman is calling to restore The Vallone Scholarship, which was given to CUNY students.
After DKNY allegedly stole photos from photographer Brandon Stanton, he asked the company to donate.
The resolution calls for SUNY and the State Department of Health to find a new operator for the hospital.
The City Council voted Thursday to ban all motorized bikes and dirt bikes unless used for health reasons.
The debate focused on public safety and stop-and-frisk.
Candidates for mayor supported a plan for a light rail at a forum on Staten Island.
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