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Civic Center »

New York's Biggest Political Contributor is Main Figure in Silver Case

Glenwood Management, owned by 100-year-old Leonard Litwin, is "Developer 1," sources say.

Lower East Side »

Powerful Lobbyist and Pal of Sheldon Silver Is Key Witness in Bribery Case

Brian Meara, one of the top-paid lobbyists in Albany, is a cooperating witness for the feds.

Midtown »

De Blasio Calls Sheldon Silver a 'Man of Integrity'

Bill de Blasio was among many New York Democrats who defended Sheldon Silver Thursday.

Financial District »

Lower Manhattan 'Shocked and Saddened' by Sheldon Silver's Arrest

Residents fear they've lost an advocate for "getting things done" after Silver was charged with fraud.

Lower East Side »

Sheldon Silver Part of 'Show Me the Money' Albany Culture, Officials Say

Charges may stem from cash Silver got from a firm specializing in real estate taxes, sources said.

Washington Heights »

Renowned Columbia Doctor at Center of Sheldon Silver's Alleged Bribe Scheme

Dr. Robert Taub referred his cancer patients to the Assembly speaker's firm, sources said.

Lower East Side »

INTERACTIVE: Follow Sheldon Silver's Secret Money Trail

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver hid more than $3 million in bribes and kickbacks, investigators say.

Lower East Side »

Make the Lower East Side a 'SantaCon Free Zone,' Anti-Bar Group Says

The LES Dwellers has asked local bar owners and elected officials to take a stand against SantaCon.

Financial District »

PHOTOS: Check Out the Controversial 494-Foot Tower Proposed for the Seaport

Howard Hughes reduced its proposed skyscraper more than 100 feet, but that's not enough, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Bring East River Ferry to LES and Brooklyn Heights, Officials Say

A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.

Lower East Side »

Knickerbocker Village Tenants Fighting 13 Percent Rent Hike

Tenants in the Lower East Side affordable housing complex are fighting a proposed rent increase.

Chinatown »

City Will Begin Fining Illegal Chinatown Buses by August

Long-distance bus companies risk fines as high as $2,500 for breaking rules established a year ago.

Washington Heights »

Who Can Legally Get Medical Marijuana in New York State

New York's medical marijuana bill will cover those with HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's, Crohn's Disease and more.

Upper East Side »

Veteran Staffers Left Unemployed After Micah Kellner's Office Shuts Down

Two staffers were left jobless after Sheldon Silver closed the office over sex harassment allegations.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Promises to Streamline Special Education Reimbursement Process

State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.

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