About 1,000 city workers will still be laid off under the budget plan, set to be approved by the City Council Tuesday.
The city could be on the hook for the cash after failing to place 2,500 special needs kindergarten kids in public schools.
More than 100 residents and politicians called on the city not to shut down TriBeCa's Hook & Ladder 8.
The campaign includes graphic photos on cigarette ads, much like NYC's ads that were banned by a federal judge last year.
The state senate voted to extend rent regulations 24 hours longer as both sides continue to debate.
The state Senate was reportedly close to passing a revised version of the bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
"Our family recognizes how truly blessed we have been to have her live such a long and full life," the mayor said.
The legislation is the latest attempt at making taxis more accessible to Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.
Bette Midler was awarded for her work restoring upper Manhattan's parks by the Fort Tryon Park Trust.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the 9/11 museum's plan to charge up to $25 admission.
Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh were indicted in connection to an alleged synagogue bomb plot.
More than 65 percent of students who began 9th grade in 2006 had graduated by Aug. 2010, the most ever, the city says.
Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira pledged Monday to raise $10 million of the $85 million Harlem RBI Charter School.
Failed 2009 candidate and former City Comptroller Bill Thompson filed paperwork to run for mayor again in 2013.
The mayor is trying to get livery and yellow cab drivers to sign onto a plan intended to better serve the outer boroughs.
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