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Central Harlem »

Former Mayor David Dinkins to Play Himself in Nelson Mandela Play

"Mandela" will be performed Friday Saturday and Sunday at the National Black Theatre.

Central Harlem »

Historian Arrested While Protesting Renaissance Casino Demolition

Michael Henry Adams was arrested during a one-man protest Sunday morning.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Political Leader Basil Paterson Dead at 87

The father of former Gov. David Paterson was a pillar of Harlem politics for decades.

Civic Center »

Mayor Promises 'Lockbox' for Pre-K Funds, But Similar Pledge Failed in '90s

Dinkins officials used funds dedicated to Safe Streets, Safe City to plug budget holes, insiders said.

Bed-Stuy »

David Dinkins to Visit Bed-Stuy for Book Signing

The former mayor will visit Restoration Plaza to promote his new book, "A Mayor’s Life."

Kew Gardens »

Katz Picks Former Rival Leroy Comrie as Deputy Borough President

Leroy Comrie has represented Southeast Queens for 12 years and is term-limited.

Park Slope »

Bill de Blasio Elected Mayor

Bill de Blasio will be the first Democratic mayor since David Dinkins was elected in 1989.

Washington Heights »

Former Mayor David Dinkins Hospitalized for Pneumonia

David Dinkins, 86, is expected to make a full recovery.

Civic Center »

Sparks Fly and Tempers Rise in the Second Televised Mayoral Debate

Things between Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota got tense over charges of a race baiting political ad.

Lincoln Square »

De Blasio and Lhota Go on Attack in First Public Debate

The candidates drew distinctions between their rival's economic, policing and housing policies.

Jamaica »

Dinkins Endorses Comrie for Queens Borough President

Leroy Comrie said he was honored to receive the endorsement from former mayor.

New York City »

Former Mayor Ed Koch Dies at 88

Former Mayor Ed Koch died of congestive heart failure about 2 a.m. Friday.

Upper East Side »

Longtime Park Ave. Political Power Breakfast Gets New Digs

Former MTA Chair Joseph Lhota, Police Chief Ray Kelly and Mayor David Dinkins attended the event.

West Harlem »

Group Distributing Columbia Cash Did Nothing Illegal, Investigators Say

The West Harlem Development Corporation signed a settlement deal with the attorney general's office.

New York City »

NYPD Shrinks To 'Bad Old Days' Size While Bloomberg's City Workforce Grows

There are thousands more city workers than when the mayor took office, but fewer cops.