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Washington Heights »

Second Wave of Green Taxis to Hit City Streets in August

The TLC's expanded green cab fleet will include more than 2,500 wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

East Flatbush »

Councilman Warns of More Violence After Vigil for Teen Killed by Cops

Councilman Jumaane Williams warned NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly that simmering tension needed fixing.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Residents Demand Immediate Rent Credit at NYCHA Rally

Red Hook Houses residents and Occupy Sandy members rallied outside NYCHA headquarters.

Greenwich Village »

Proposed Anti-Bias Law Would Protect Transgender New Yorkers, Advocates Say

LGBT advocates say GENDA would give transgender New York City residents more legal rights.

New York City »

MTA Fails to Spend Half-A-Million Dollars in Council Cash

The money was supposed to be spent on new countdown clocks for the Staten Island Railway.

New York City »

Straphangers Will Have to Wait Years for More Subway Countdown Clocks

Straphangers who use many of the system's lettered lines won't see countdown clocks for 3-5 years.

Civic Center »

Authorities Investigate Suspicious Package at 250 Broadway

Authorities evacuated some workers from 250 Broadway, which houses several government offices.

New York City »

Queens Councilman Says Building Owners Need Protection from Landmark Laws

Critics have slammed Councilman Leroy Comrie's proposed bills as an attack on landmarking rules.

Manhattan »

City Council Launches Live Broadcast of Public Hearings

New Yorkers will be able to watch City Council hearings from the comfort of their own homes.

Manhattan »

Illegal Hotels Could be Fined Up to $25K Under New Legislation

City Council is proposing new fines for illegal hotel repeat vioations that could soar up to $25,000.

Manhattan »

City Council Implores Administration to Boost Efforts Against Poverty

City Council members called on the administration to do more to combat poverty at a hearing Monday.

Downtown »

First Look Inside City Hall's $124 Million Renovation

City Hall renovations are finally coming to an end after numerous surprises, including falling plaster and archaeological discoveries.

Manhattan »

Council Pans New Homeless Policy Amid Record Shelter Population

City Council members slammed the Bloomberg administration Wednesday for a new homeless shelter policy that forces those seeking help to prove they have nowhere else to go.

Downtown »

City Council Resolution Calls for Zadroga Act to Cover Cancer

A City Council committee passed a resolution Monday asking for a review of illnesses covered for 9/11 first responders, in an effort to add cancer to the list.

Manhattan »

Council Goes Green With Local Farming Bills

The City Council passed new legislation Thursday to encourage local farming and urban markets through the city.