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Chelsea »

Councilman Corey Johnson Ticketed for Moving Between Subway Cars

Officers observed Corey Johnson moving between multiple cars, NYPD said.

Chelsea »

New Park, Solar-Powered Composting Proposed for Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen

Community members pitched 17 ideas for spending city capital funds. 

Midtown »

Cooling Centers Should Offer Refuge on Bad Air Days, New Legislation Says

The new law would require the DOH to open cooling centers when air quailty reaches dangerous levels.

Civic Center »

City Council Slams Rikers Medical Provider at Hearing

Councilwoman Liz Crowley said she thought HHC should take the job.

East Elmhurst »

City Council to Demand More Oversight of Rikers Health Care Provider

City Councilman Corey Johnson is holding a hearing on Rikers' health care provider, Corizon.

Chelsea »

Corey Johnson Concerned About High Line Condo Developer

Corey Johnson urged a developer building High Line condos to follow safety and wage standards.

Chelsea »

City Council Caps Building Heights On Chelsea Block Near High Line

The council added a block of West 15th Street to a special zoning district.

Upper West Side »

Pols Push for Resolution Making NYC Official Promoter of Meatless Mondays

City Councilmembers want New York City to promote a meatless diet every Monday.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Civic Center »

New Law Eases Birth Certificate Regulations for Transgender New Yorkers

The new legislation will make it easier for transgender New Yorkers to access critical services.u

Civic Center »

Law Would Remove Surgery Requirement to Change Gender on Birth Certificate

Transgender men and women said the requirement has caused havoc in their lives.

Greenwich Village »

Keep Village Senior Center Open, Advocates Beg Cardinal Dolan

The Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center is in danger of closing when its lease expires is June 2015.

Greenwich Village »

Village Parents Push NYU to Extend Public School's Construction Deadline

Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.

Chelsea »

Peace Officers Sent Into Homeless Shelter That Neighbors Call a 'War Zone'

The city is adding 24 peace officers and an X-ray machine to the BRC shelter on West 25th Street.