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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.

Prospect Heights »

De Blasio Could Be Real Winner With Democratic National Convention in City

The mayor could boost his stature nationally if the 2016 DNC comes to Barclays Center.

Civic Center »

INTERACTIVE CHART: See How Your City Council Member Spent Your Tax Money

DNAinfo New York mapped how City Council members doled out their discretionary funds.

East Harlem »

Locals Raise Concerns Over East River Plaza Residential Towers

The developers began a series of community meetings to get feedback on their planned 1,000-unit tower.

Washington Heights »

Workers Should Be Hired to Tackle Illegal Donated Clothing Bins: Councilman

The bins are a growing problem for the city, said Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez.

Bed-Stuy »

'Avonte's Law,' Requiring Exit Alarms at Schools, Clears City Council

The new "audible alarms bill" requires the city to examine schools to see where alarms are necessary.

East Harlem »

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Pitches Free Summer Meals in East Harlem

Free breakfast and lunch are available to people 18 and under at 1,000 city sites.

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