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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn

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State Supreme Court Strikes Down City's Prevailing Wage Law

Mayor Bloomberg's office said the decision will protect jobs and encourage investment in the city.

Upper West Side »

Quinn Vows to Restore Funding for UWS Senior Center Facing 'Fiscal Cliff'

Club 76, which serves about 200 seniors, has not secured funding and is set to close at the end of month.

Yorkville »

Upper East Side Waste Transfer Station Unduly Affects the Poor, Locals Say

The new E. 91st Street waste processing plant will be within blocks of a NYCHA housing complex.

West Brighton »

Staten Island Chuck Clears the Way for Spring

Christine Quinn played stand-in for Mayor Bloomberg Saturday at the Staten Island Zoo.

New York City »

City's Shelter Policy Leaves Homeless Families in the Cold, Quinn Says

Singles who are homeless and seeking a bed have a better shot during a cold snap, says Christine Quinn.

DUMBO »

City Ads Send Shoppers to Businesses Suffering Since Sandy

The “Support NYC Small Business” campaign aims to get shoppers to help Sandy-hit businesses.

New York City »

City Council Wants Taxi Meter-Style Timers in Pedicabs

New legislation would force pedicabs to install timers and charge only by-the-minute fares.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Readies for 23rd Annual Kids Halloween Parade

This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Jackson Heights Halloween Parade.

New York City »

Bloomberg Won't Answer Questions on Potential Successors' Plans

Bloomberg said he will refuse to take questions from reporters who ask about his successor's plans.

New York City »

City Dismisses Proposed Reforms to Stop-and-Frisk at Heated Hearing

Tempers flared at a City Council hearing Wednesday on proposed changes to stop-and-frisk.

New York City »

Quinn Calls for Tougher Penalties After Rash of Sex Assaults

The City Council speaker wants convicted sex offenders to spend more time behind bars.

New York City »

Council Pushes New Measures to Help Small Businesses Sidestep Red Tape

Small business owners complain that high city fines and red tape stifle growth.

Crown Heights »

City Asks Developers to Transform Crown Heights' Huge Bedford Armory

The city is seeking proposals for 50,000 square feet of space in the Bedford-Atlantic Armory

Greenwich Village »

Hands off My Chick-fil-A, New Yorkers Say

New Yorkers don't care about Chick-fil-A's anti-gay marriage stance, a poll found.

New York City »

Manhattan DA Announces New High-Tech Lab to Fight Cybercrime

The new lab will be used to scout online crime and collect evidence from cell phones and hard drives.

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