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Midtown & Theater District »

City's New High-Tech Traffic System Hopes to Break Midtown Gridlock

The new traffic management system will use microwave motion sensors, cameras and other gadgets to provide real-time data on changing traffic conditions.

Manhattan »

Union Agrees to Teacher Evaluation System to Secure Federal Funds

The UFT has reached a deal with the city DOE to accept a new teacher evaluation system to ensure city schools stay eligible for federal funds.

Downtown »

New East River Waterfront Park Goes to the Dogs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially opened the first section of the $165 million waterfront park.

Manhattan »

City Leading the Charge in Preparing for Electric Cars

Dozens of charging stations have been installed through the city, and while demand is still low, many say it's soon to grow.

Manhattan »

Christine Quinn Outraises Fellow Mayoral Hopefuls for 2013 Race

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio have also raised serious money ahead of the 2013 race.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

City to Study Traffic Impact of Central Park Car Ban

Community boards around the park, incuding CB7 and CB5, have voted in support of testing the ban.

Harlem »

Mayor Signs Higher Towing Rates into Law

The mayor also signed legislation officially renaming 14 Manhattan streets and public spaces, including an extension of Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile up to East 110th Street.

Manhattan »

New Police Recruits Sworn In After Budget Delays

More than 1,600 new police recruits - the largest class since 2006 - took the oath of office in Brooklyn Wednesday.

Manhattan »

City Clerk's Office to Open Early for Gay Marriage

The office will open Sunday, July 24, in honor of the first day of gay marriage in New York.

Midtown & Theater District »

Mayor Bloomberg Blasts Perp Walks Weeks After Defending Them

Bloomberg blasted the practice of letting the media take pictures of defendants, a sharp reversal of his earlier stance.

Downtown »

9/11 Health Law Goes Into Effect to Help Sick Survivors

The 9/11 health law will provide $1.5 billion in treatment for thousands of Ground Zero responders who are sick.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Demands Refund From CityTime Contractor

The mayor wants the scandal-plagued Science Applications International Corporation to refund $600 million.

Manhattan »

City Council Adopts $66 Billion Budget for 2012

After a a 15-hour delay, the Council voted 49-1 in favor of the plan, which saves teachers' jobs, but eliminates others.

Manhattan »

Computer Glitch Delays City Budget Vote

The City Council will now vote on the austere 2012 budget and its deep cuts Wednesday morning.

Manhattan »

Former Mayoral Candidate Fernando Ferrer Joins MTA Board

Fernando Ferrer, the former Bronx Borough President, was nominated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.