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Clinton Hill »

Clinton Hill Key Food to Officially Close Next Week Amid Objections

The Key Food at 325 Lafayette Ave. will shutter on July 11.

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Scathing Criticism of Cuomo Gets Mixed Support

Some local politicans declined to criticize Cuomo while others welcomed the mayor's comments.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Isn't the Only Progessive Politician Who Doesn't Pay Interns

From the City Council, to the Public Advocate and Members of Congress, electeds don't pay their interns.

Ditmars »

Six Buildings in Astoria Co-Op Still Without Gas or Hot Water Since April

Tenants and elected officials rallied at Acropolis Gardens Monday, calling for service to be restored.

Forest Hills »

Parents Call on City to Fight School Overcrowding by Doubling New Seats

Under the city's current plan, approximately 38,000 new school seats would be created citywide.

Prospect Heights »

NYPD Adds Protection to Black Churches After Deadly Charleston Shooting

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams called the shooting a "terrorist act."

Midtown »

What You Need to Know Now That Rent Stabilization Laws Have Expired

Albany failed to stop rent stabilization laws from expiring.

Park Slope »

State Abandoning Seniors Being Forced Out for Luxury Housing, Pols Say

City Councilman Brad Lander and Public Advocate Letitia James say the state failed to protect seniors.

Tompkinsville »

New York's Highest Court Asked to Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Testimony

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed the appeal on Tuesday.

Clinton Hill »

NYPD Lacks Resources to Battle 'Drug Market' Outside Clinic: Source

Locals say that open air drug sales occur regularly outside a methadone clinic in Clinton Hill.

Washington Heights »

City Pays Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez $30K in OWS Arrest Lawsuit Settlement

The Uptown politican sued the city claiming he was beaten by police in the clearing of Zuccotti Park.

Central Harlem »

Landlords Keep Racking Up Violations Despite Being on 'Worst Landlord' List

The Public Advocate visited some of the worst landlords in East Harlem and the South Bronx on Wednesday.

St. George »

Judge Denies Release of Eric Garner Grand Jury Testimony

Judge William Garnett denied motions to release testimony from the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings.

Fort Greene »

Hundreds Protest Cuomo Schools Plan With Human Chain at Fort Greene School

Students, teachers and parents formed a "human chain" around the P.S. 20 building Thursday morning.

Midtown »

Hell's Kitchen Apartment That Caught Fire Owned by Illegal Hotel Operator

Highpoints Associates VII LLC owes the city almost $100,000 in fines for DOB violations.