Melissa Mark-Viverito

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East Harlem »

Find Out How to Get City Money to Repair Multi-Family Buildings

The city is hosting a series of information sessions to raise awareness about funding programs.

East Harlem »

Lawmakers Unveil Anti-Crime Plan for 125th Street and Lexington

The plan calls for increasing police presence and restricting new methadone clinics from opening.

East Harlem »

Council Bill Will Stiffen Penalties For Sale of Synthetic Marijuana

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the legislation addresses a growing problem in the city.

Times Square & Theater District »

Mayor Mulls Eliminating Times Square Plazas to Deal With Topless Women

A task force will make suggestions for reining in topless woman and costumed characters in Times Square.

Midtown »

De Blasio Tells Carriage Horse Ban Backers to Focus on Swaying City Council

The mayor promised to eliminate horse carriages on his first day in office but has been unable to do so.

Mott Haven »

De Blasio Says South Bronx Legionnaires' Outbreak is 'Contained'

There have been no new cases in 10 days, city officials said.

Melrose »

City and State Will Craft Joint Legislation to Fight Legionnaires' Disease

The announcement comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are still feuding.

Morrisania »

De Blasio and Cuomo Continue to Feud Amid Public Health Crisis

The two men held dueling press conferences Monday and gave out conflicting and confusing information.

Midtown »

De Blasio Conspicuously Absent from Cuomo's LaGuardia Announcement

Almost every other major elected city official was there as well as Vice President Joe Biden.

Upper West Side »

De Blasio and Mark-Viverito Bury the Hatchet After Rift Over Uber

The mayor blamed the media for a misunderstanding between himself and the council speaker.

Woodside »

De Blasio Faces Backlash From Council Speaker After Uber Deal

A host on "CBS This Morning" asked de Blasio why he "caved" on a plan to cap the growth of Uber.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Drops Plan to Cap Uber's Growth, For Now

Instead, the company will provide data to the city so it can study traffic congestion.

Jamaica »

York College Gets $4M For Lab and Classroom Upgrades

The funding for the school has been allocated by several elected officials.

East Harlem »

Crossing Park Avenue Under the Elevated Metro-North Tracks Just Got Safer

Safety improvements include concrete neck-downs along Park Avenue between 96th and 111th streets.

Tompkinsville »

NYPD Has Come a 'Long Way' Since Eric Garner Death, De Blasio Says

The mayor cited a new community policing effort as the one-year anniversary of Garner's death nears.