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Bedford Park »

Speaker Mark-Viverito Gets a Promotion to Mayor in Bronx Christmas Play

The play, a cross between "Annie" and "A Christmas Carol," takes place at Lehman College.

Howard Beach »

Tardy De Blasio Made JetBlue Flight Wait at the Gate

Roughly 150 people bound for Puerto Rico weren't allowed to board until the mayor showed up.

Civic Center »

City Council Asks Inspector General to Examine NYPD Response to Misconduct

The council also wants to create satellite offices for the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Civic Center »

City Council Introduces Bill to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages in New York City

Those in favor of and against the ban held dueling press conferences outside City Hall.

East Harlem »

NYPD Searches for 'Asif' Graffiti Vandal in Harlem

The suspect has tagged at least 50 places in Harlem, the Upper West Side and Hamilton Heights.

Upper West Side »

Central Park Should Be Car-Free During Summer, Councilmembers Say

Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine proposed legislation that would ban cars in certain parts of the park.

Civic Center »

Bratton Opposes Law to Make Chokeholds Illegal

The police commissioner told the City Council he also wants funding for 1,000 new police officers.

Midtown »

St. Patrick's Day Parade to Allow LGBT Group to March for First Time

The parade had previously barred openly gay groups from participating, saying it politicized the march.

East Harlem »

NYCHA Residents Praise De Blasio's Scaffold Plan But Say More Work Needed

Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Does Not Have Cervical Cancer, She Says

The council speaker said there's "no cause for concern" after she tested positive for high-risk HPV.

East Harlem »

La Marqueta Hosts Open House for Vendors Looking for Retail Space

The open house will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday Aug. 22.

East Harlem »

Marcus Garvey Basketball League Sound Permit Restored for Final Tournament

Capt. Thomas Harnisch, of the 25th Precinct, reinstated the permit and met with organizers.

East Harlem »

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Reveals on Twitter She Has HPV

Mark-Viverito used Twitter to reveal she has a high-risk version of the sexually transmitted virus.

Central Harlem »

City Spends $12M on 'Violence Interrupters' to Reduce Shootings

The mayor unveiled a plan to fund more community initiatives to fight a spike in gun violence.

East Harlem »

La Marqueta to Get a $3 Million Facelift Compliments of City Council

Harlem's indoor market will receive money to help open new small businesses and attract more customers.

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