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Bed-Stuy »

Advocates Decry Health Care Inequality at Interfaith Hospital Protest

Health care inequality was the focus at a protest in front of Interfaith on Sunday.

Bushwick »

De Blasio Says 500k More Will be Covered by Proposed Paid Sick Leave Bill

The Mayor and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito unveiled their first legislative priority in the new council.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Residents Worry New Speaker Will Forget Her District

Melissa Mark-Viverito says she's up to the task of handling both her district and the Speaker's role.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Becomes First Latina Speaker After Rival Concedes

Mark-Viverito soared to the top council seat after rival Daniel Garodnick backed down.

Upper West Side »

New UWS Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal to Tackle Homeless Shelter, Bike Lane

Rosenthal talked to DNAinfo New York about her top goals for the neighborhood. 

Lower East Side »

Parents Sue to Ensure de Blasio Stops All Pending School Co-Locations

Parents and elected officials want de Blasio to keep his campaign vow to halt co-locations.

Mott Haven »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Sworn in to Third Term as Race for Speaker Continues

Melissa Mark-Viverito supporters say she has more than enough support to be City Council Speaker.

Washington Heights »

Ydanis Rodriguez Sworn in to Second City Council Term

Backed by his family and supporters, Rodriguez is taking over an expanded council district.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Has Votes to Become City Council Speaker

Mark-Viverito has the support of the majority of her fellow council members, as well as Bill de Blasio.

Civic Center »

Borough Leaders Ignore de Blasio, Rally Behind Garodnick for Speaker

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is asking members to support Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Making Calls in Support of Mark-Viverito for Speaker

The Mayor-elect reached out to 20 members Monday, even as the county leaders remain cool to his pick

East Harlem »

City Highlights El Barrio for Holiday Tourism Campaign

NYC & Company is encouraging the 5 million visitors this holiday season to see East Harlem.

Civic Center »

Union Meddling in Speaker's Race Is Unwelcome, Council Members Say

Some in the council resent 1199 SEIU's vocal promotion of Melissa Mark-Viverito for speaker.

East Harlem »

Randall's Island Tennis Center Offers Concessions in Exchange for Expansion

SPORTIME is promising upgraded playgrounds, scholarships and lighted fields in exchange for nine courts.

Midtown East »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Coy on Prospects to be Council Speaker

The Manhattan councilwoman wouldn't speculate on reports that she's the top pick for Council speaker.

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