City Councilman Corey Johnson is holding a hearing on Rikers' health care provider, Corizon.
Corey Johnson urged a developer building High Line condos to follow safety and wage standards.
The council added a block of West 15th Street to a special zoning district.
City Councilmembers want New York City to promote a meatless diet every Monday.
A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.
The new legislation will make it easier for transgender New Yorkers to access critical services.u
Transgender men and women said the requirement has caused havoc in their lives.
The Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center is in danger of closing when its lease expires is June 2015.
Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.
The city is adding 24 peace officers and an X-ray machine to the BRC shelter on West 25th Street.
Sex ed needs to acknowledge the realities of teens' lives, a Morrisania group said.
The city will consider other sites for affordable housing, so the disputed lot could become a park.
The deal between the state and the Hudson River Park Trust has angered local elected officials.
The $4.5 billion development will get twice the public space under a newly approved plan.
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