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Long Island City »

Public Advocate and NYCLU Call for Probe of City's 'Illegal Cab' Seizures

The outcry follows DNAinfo's story about inspectors accusing innocent drivers of being illegal cabbies.

Fort Greene »

Letitia James Breaks City Rules With Rental Property, Records Show

Like Bill de Blasio, the public advocate needs to have her property registered with HPD.

Civic Center »

Letitia James Criticizes de Blasio's Slow Pace in Hiring Top-Level Staffers

Public Advocate Letitia James said she was worried about the failure to replace FDNY Commissioner.

Upper West Side »

Law Would Make Barring Tenants from Amenities a Civil Rights Violation

The proposal comes in response to rent-regulated tenants being barred from building amenities.

Fort Greene »

Principal Brings School Back From the Brink of Closure

P.S. 67 was targeted for closure by the city in 2012 but is now on the upswing.

Upper West Side »

Law Would Fine Landlords Who Bar Rent-Regulated Tenants from Amenities

A new bill calls for a $25,000 fine for landlords who bar rent-regulated tenants from using amenities.

Cobble Hill »

LICH Supporters Attempt to Attract Hospital Developers

Representatives from labor unions and a community group spoke to potential bidders Monday evening.

Sunnyside »

Mayor de Blasio Marches in LGBT-Friendly St. Pat's for All Parade

The mayor marched in the Sunnyside event, but plans to skip the Manhattan parade later this month.

Civic Center »

Elected Officials Rally to Save Staten Island's Mt. Manresa

Councilwoman Debi Rose introduced a resolution to preserve Mt. Manresa from development.

Upper West Side »

Gym Ban for Rent-Regulated Building Tenants is 'Apartheid,' Say Opponents

Stonehenge Village is facing a discrimination complaint filed by Public Advocate Letitia James.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith Needs to Remain a Full-Service Hospital, Supporters Say

Supporters want Interfaith to remain full-service despite the governor's plan to alter hospitals.

Cobble Hill »

Settlement on LICH Does Not Guarantee Full Service Hospital

New details on the settlement were announced Friday afternoon at the Brooklyn Supreme Court.

Bed-Stuy »

Harry Belafonte to Speak at Play Inside Interfaith Medical Center

The legendary performer and activist will speak at a performance of "The Death of Bessie Smith."

Fort Greene »

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo Celebrates Brooklyn's Diversity at Inauguration

Laurie Cumbo invited a diverse crowd to her swearing-in celebration for her 35th District seat. 

Bed-Stuy »

Focus is on Jobs, Education at Central Brooklyn Inauguration

Robert Cornegy was sworn in as the new councilman in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.

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