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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.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Businesses Celebrate Protected Bike Lanes With a Ride

Transportation Alternatives is hosting a ride Saturday to celebrate protected bike lanes in East Harlem.

Central Harlem »

Controversial Select Bus Service Coming to 125th Street, DOT Says

The M60 SBS will have six stops on 125th Street, dedicated bus lane from Lenox Avenue to Second Avenue.

Randall's Island »

Electric Zoo Deaths Raise Concerns on Private Use of Public Parkland

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito and others want the city to rethink private events in city parks.

East Harlem »

Murals to Showcase Immigrant Diaspora in East Harlem and the South Bronx

Puerto Rican art collective La Respueta is bringing together international artists to create the murals.

Central Harlem »

Uptown Pols Want Select Bus Service Plan Restored for 125th Street

Adriano Espaillat and Melissa Mark-Viverito want to revive the plan to speed bus service in Harlem.

Civic Center »

Council Speaker Hopeful Weprin Donates Thousands to Key Political Orgs

Mark Weprin's donations to key groups and campaigns come ahead of the showdown for speaker next year.

Upper West Side »

Traffic Study Focuses on West 90s Stretch to Improve Safety for Pedestrians

Traffic consultants made recommendations for nine intersections on the Upper West Side.