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Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Huge Cruise Ship to Call New York Home

Mayor Bloomberg announced that a new 4,000-passenger cruise ship will be docking in Manhattan starting in 2013.

Downtown »

Obama Expresses Support for Occupy Wall Street Protests

President Barack Obama expressed understanding towards the Occupy Wall Street protesters' grievances, while Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD Thursday.

Manhattan »

City Freezes Hiring, Demands Across-The-Board Cuts

The Mayor's Budget Office has informed all city agencies that they must slash another 2 percent from their budgets this year and 6 percent in 2013.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Takes the Stand in Former Aide's Trial

Michael Bloomberg took the stand at Manhattan Supreme Court to testify against a former aide accused of stealing $1 million from his campaign.

Manhattan »

Mayor's Deputies Defend Campaign Donation Allegedly Stolen by Worker

Defense attorneys have suggested that a donation made by the mayor to the Independence Party violated campaign finance law.

Midtown & Theater District »

Times Square Redesign Plan Unveiled

A Times Square redesign plan unveiled Monday night features dark, concrete roadways and large new benches.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Not Victim in Alleged $1.1M Fraud, Says Defense

An attorney for John Haggerty said the mayor could not have been a victim of theft because he had no right to the money he'd contributed to the Independence Party.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Livery Cab Advocates Push Street Hail Plan

Advocates of a bill to allow livery cab drivers to pick up street hails in Upper Manhattan are clamoring for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support.

Downtown »

First Responders Visit 9/11 Memorial for the First Time

Mayor Michael Bloomberg attended a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of first responders on Sept. 20, 2011.

Manhattan »

Jury Selection Begins in Bloomberg Campaign Worker Trial

John Haggerty, accused of stealing more than $1 million from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's third term re-election campaign, is on trial in Manhattan Supreme Court.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Publisher Moving to Hudson Square with $13.5 Million in Tax Breaks

Pearson will receive at least $13.5 million in city-granted energy-cost savings and state tax credits over 10 years for moving to 330 Hudson St. by summer 2014.

Manhattan »

Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low

The proportion of adult New Yorkers who smoke cigarettes has hit an all-time low of 14 percent, city officials announced.

Manhattan »

School Study Shows High Poverty, Low Attendance Affect Test Scores

The study examining the link between poverty and absenteeism and test scores was conducted by the Independent Budget Office.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Democrat Dan Quart Wins Upper East Side Assembly Race

Democrat Dan Quart defeated Repubican  Paul Niehaus in the race to fill the seat left by Jonathan Bing.

Midtown & Theater District »

'King of All Pimps' Claims He's Stopped Pimping During Courtroom Rant

Jason Itzler, 44, is charged with promoting prostitution, money laundering and criminal sale of a controlled substance.