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Former State Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines Dies

Dr. Richard Daines passed away over the weekend in upstate New York.

Manhattan »

Butts Out: Mayor Bloomberg Signs Outdoor Smoking Ban Into Law

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill outlawing smoking in the city's parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Flight Records Hint at Mayor's December Blizzard Movements

Flight records show that the mayor's plane flew to Bermuda the day before the December blizzard.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Bloomberg's 'Inebriated' Irish Joke Draws Boos at Upper East Side Event

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was criticized after making a joke, which played on the stereotype that Irish people are drunks.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Barbara Bush Supports Gay Marriage in Video

Breaking with her father, Barbara Bush, announced her support for gay marriage in a video released Monday.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Says No Special Treatment for Trump in Tavern on the Green Bid

Donald Trump will have to wait if he wants to reopen the legendary Central Park eatery Tavern on the Green, the mayor said.

Manhattan »

Harlem Snubbed by Mayor's Plan to Legalize Hailing Livery Cabs

The mayor is expected to announce a plan to allow livery cabs to pick up passengers on outer borough streets.

Midtown & Theater District »

City, Empire State Building Light Up for Jets Game

The city’s tallest good luck charm, the Empire State Building, was illuminated in green and white for Sunday’s Jets game.

Downtown »

Mosque Near Ground Zero Gets New Imam

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is reportedly reducing his role in the project.

Manhattan »

Snow What? Storm Mostly Misses Manhattan

The city went into overdrive to prepare for the snow but the flakes were mostly gone by Friday afternoon.

Manhattan »

City Cuts Costly Education Consultants to Save Firehouses

The consultants reportedly racked up millions of dollars worth of fees over the past couple years.