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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.

Tremont & East Tremont »

See How Your South Bronx Councilmember is Spending Discretionary Funds

An interactive chart shows how several members of the Bronx's poorest districts spent tax dollars.

Central Harlem »

Charles Rangel Declares Victory in 13th Congressional District Primary

Challenger state Sen. Adriano Espaillat refused to concede until all votes were counted.

Central Harlem »

On Campaign's Last Day, Rangel, Espaillat Talk Experience

Rangel said his decades in office are a plus, but Espaillat said the congressman overstayed his welcome.

Central Harlem »

Rangel-Espaillat Race Won't Hurt Black-Latino Political Bond, Observers Say

Beneath the surface of the racially charged campaign are common issues and goals, pundits said.

Midtown »

Puerto Rican Day Parade Fills Midtown With Music, Flags and Festivities

More than a million turned out for the parade, celebrating "One Nation, Many Voices" for its 57th year.

East Harlem »

Chancellor, Council Speaker Target Spanish-Speaking Parents in Pre-K Push

Carmen Fariña and Melissa Mark-Viverito want Spanish-speaking parents to know all their pre-K options.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Food Donation Part of Puerto Rican Day Parade's Revival Efforts

The focus is on community following a scandal that showed donated funds were not being used properly.

Jackson Heights »

De Blasio First Mayor to March in Queens Pride Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio marched in the 22nd annual pride parade in Jackson Heights, a "historic" moment.

East Harlem »

Select Bus Service Rolls Out Along the M60 Line on 125th Street

Politicians lauded the new service, but advocates for the disabled said more could be done to help them.

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