Jenny Gersten said despite its international renown, the park's main goal is to serve the neighborhood.
The July 4 fireworks show will return to the East River this year for the first time since 2008.
The MTA has pushed back the reopening date for the escalator at East Broadway station several times.
Legislation would require the city to consider closing schools that have low attendance on holidays.
Elected officials, community advocates and actor John Leguizamo held a press conference on Friday.
New MTA signs show where G trains stop, but straphangers say they still have to run to catch the train.
Daniel Squadron proposed a bill to prevent the NYPD from forcing NYCHA to pay for public housing patrols.
A ceremony was organized to honor veterans in front of a war memorial in Carroll Park on Monday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation establishing the controversial SoHo BID.
The Brooklyn councilwoman will become the first woman of color elected citywide if she wins Nov. 5.
Letitia James and Daniel Squadron are facing off in a $13 million runoff on Tuesday.
The two Democrats resorted to personal attacks ahead of the Oct. 1 runoff election.
Veterans of all wars are supposed to get tax breaks on their homes, but many can't get a straight answer.
Results showed Bill de Blasio within a razor's edge of winning the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff.
Voting machine problems were reported throughout the city as New Yorkers turned out to the polls.
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