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Times Square & Theater District »

De Blasio Wants to Regulate Topless Women in Times Square

The mayor said he wasn't going to "tolerate" the current situation in Times Square.

Upper West Side »

Central Park Should Be Car-Free During Summer, Councilmembers Say

Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine proposed legislation that would ban cars in certain parts of the park.

Sutton Place »

3-Year-Old 'Temporary' Boiler Has Sutton Place Tenants Steaming Mad

Residents are angry about a temporary boiler that has been parked outside the enclave for three years.

Civic Center »

Legislation Would Require Businesses to Offer Pre-Tax MetroCards to Workers

New legislation would require businesses to allow employees to buy MetroCards with pre-tax earnings.

Murray Hill »

Waterside Pier to Be Demolished and Replaced by 2015, City Says

Instead of renovating the Waterside Pier at East 38th Street, the city will rebuild it entirely.

Civic Center »

City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Adds Friends and Foes to Leadership Team

The new council came to order with a mix of allies and enemies being appointed to key positions.

Upper East Side »

Dalton School's 2-Story Addition Approved Despite Community Opposition

Community leaders said that the expansion was a show of privilege by the tony private school.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Becomes First Latina Speaker After Rival Concedes

Mark-Viverito soared to the top council seat after rival Daniel Garodnick backed down.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Has Votes to Become City Council Speaker

Mark-Viverito has the support of the majority of her fellow council members, as well as Bill de Blasio.

Civic Center »

Borough Leaders Ignore de Blasio, Rally Behind Garodnick for Speaker

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is asking members to support Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Making Calls in Support of Mark-Viverito for Speaker

The Mayor-elect reached out to 20 members Monday, even as the county leaders remain cool to his pick

Midtown »

Manhattan Pols Seek to Rein in SantaCon 'Scourge'

State and city leaders called on event organizers to adhere to three guiding principles next month.

Murray Hill »

Speaker Candidates Face Off Over Who'll Be Best Replacement for Quinn

The seven council members praised the mayor-elect even as they promised to resist him.

Civic Center »

Union Meddling in Speaker's Race Is Unwelcome, Council Members Say

Some in the council resent 1199 SEIU's vocal promotion of Melissa Mark-Viverito for speaker.

Flatiron »

Baruch College High School Opens $150K Science Lab

Baruch College Campus High School unveiled its renovated science lab to students this week.