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NY Pols Ban Official Travel to Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned travel for government officials.

Park Slope »

This Map of Brooklyn Toxic Spills is Enthralling and Terrifying

Brooklyn web developer Jill Hubley's map shows all of the spills that have occured since January 2014.

Greenwich Village »

De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan Comes Under Fire at Hearing

The plan would allow developers to build taller in exchange for creating more affordable housing.

Bed-Stuy »

Artisanal Subscriptions to Ship Brooklyn Produce Across Country

Online retailer With Love, From Brooklyn is hoping to send monthly boxes of curated artisanal treats.

Claremont »

Demons to Overrun The Bronx in Web Series About Good and Evil

Lifelong Bronx resident John Pyatt's web series about demons is called "Clot."

Prospect Heights »

Why Brooklyn Lost the Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia

Frayed political relations and corruption indictments were among the reasons NYC lost, insiders say.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Came Up 'A Little Short' in Losing DNC to Philadelphia: de Blasio

Philly beats out Brooklyn as the host for 2016's Democratic National Convention, the committee said. 

Civic Center »

Restaurateur Chelsea Altman, Etan Patz's 'Best Friend,' Testifies

The owner of restaurants Olea and Allswell testified in the Etan Patz murder trial Monday.

Bed-Stuy »

New Web Series Highlights Identity, Politics and Nigerian Life in Brooklyn

"Assorted Meat" shows the African diaspora experience with five Nigerian roommates living in Bed-Stuy.

Union Square »

'Frantic' Shopping, Long Lines As New Yorkers Prepare For Blizzard

As the snow bears down, frenzied New Yorkers are stocking up on food and supplies.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

East Flatbush »

Brooklyn DA Investigating NYPD Officers Planting Guns on Suspects

Brooklyn DA said he's investigating officers in the 67th precinct involved in suspicious arrests. 

Concourse »

BP Diaz Unveils Legislation to Grade Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops

The legislation would set up a restaurant-style grading system for cosmetology businesses.

Greenpoint »

Artist Uses Discarded Glass, McCarren Park Turf to Create Mini Sculptures

Raimundo Rubio finds material for his artwork in the streets and parks of Greenpoint.

Financial District »

MAP: Check Out the Most Popular Baby Names in Your Borough

Alexander and Emma were most popular in Manhattan, while David and Esther topped the list in Brooklyn.