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Astoria »

Residents Want to Spend $1M in Funding on Dog Run, Pedestrian Plaza

Residents have been asked for ideas on how $1 million in budget funds should be spent in the district.

Red Hook »

Locals Can Decide How to Spend $2M in Red Hook and Sunset Park

Councilman Carlos Menchaca's participatory budgeting program for District 38 kicked off this week.

Westerleigh »

City Asked to Upgrade Sidewalks and Lights Ahead of New York Wheel Opening

The Community Board 1 budget asks for several fixes to the neighborhood.

Prospect Heights »

MAP: Check Out the 8 Projects Happening in Brooklyn's Cultural District

From BAM to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, eight cultural groups are getting $22 million in city funds.

Sunnyside »

Participatory Budgeting Coming to Sunnyside, Woodside and LIC

CIty Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is launching participatory budgeting in his district next week.

Belmont »

De Blasio Announces $650M Tech Upgrade for City Schools

The money will go toward helping schools upgrade their broadband internet access.

Civic Center »

Mayor Promises 'Lockbox' for Pre-K Funds, But Similar Pledge Failed in '90s

Dinkins officials used funds dedicated to Safe Streets, Safe City to plug budget holes, insiders said.

Chelsea »

Struggling GMHC Plans to Break Lease and Leave Expensive Offices

The AIDS organization pays $389,000 per month for its Chelsea office, documents show.

Civic Center »

How the Government Shutdown Affects New York City

The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and other National Park facilities will close, officials said.

Civic Center »

City Council Overrides Bloomberg's Veto of Paid Sick Leave Bill

The City Council voted Thursday to override the mayor's veto of a bill that would ensure paid sick leave.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Seniors Celebrate 40-Year-Old Refuge's Survival

Swinging Sixties Senior Center's directors had expected the hub would lose funding this year.

New York City »

Libraries, Pools and NYCHA Programs Saved in 2014 Budget Deal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a budget deal Sunday night.

New York City »

Working Without Labor Contracts, City Unions to Rally for Back Pay Raises

Union workers plan to rally to highlight lack of contracts and claim that city has cash for backpay.

Civic Center »

$24.8 Billion Schools Budget Would be a Record High for New York City

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott discussed the city's $24.8 billion budget at City Council Tuesday.

New York City »

Bloomberg 'Optimistic' About City's Future in Final Budget Address

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he couldn't "be more optimistic about the future of our city."

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