Rory Lancman's legislation would make the use of chokeholds by police a misdemeanor.
The move would be designed to boost public confidence in the criminal justice system.
The legislation would set up a restaurant-style grading system for cosmetology businesses.
The comment period for the latest round of federal funding runs through Jan. 19.
Alexander and Emma were most popular in Manhattan, while David and Esther topped the list in Brooklyn.
Prosecutors were "extremely disappointed" Officer Daniel Pantaleo escaped being charged, sources said.
Groups that helped elect de Blasio say his comments on police and minority relations lag behind policy.
Snowfall accumulation will be less than half an inch, according to the National Weather Service.
Several places across the city offer special photo sessions with Santa.
Union head Pat Lynch defended officer Daniel Pantaleo who was arresting Eric Garner when he died.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said he would increase police presence on Staten Island this week.
We've rounded up some fun ways to spend an autumn afternoon with a date.
"Boardwalk Empire" location manager Amanda Foley talked to DNAinfo New York about filming in NYC.
Check out DNAinfo New York's best stories of the week.
The MTA is creating new bus routes and extending service on lines citywide due to growing ridership.
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