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South Bronx »

Mott Haven Residents Vie for $1 Million in City Council Discretionary Funds

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito set aside money for projects suggested and selected by the community.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Stringer Positions Himself as Defender of Middle Class Ahead of Mayoral Run

The Manhattan Borough President delivered his State of the Borough address Thursday night.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg to Outline Cuts in Budget Speech

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present his budget plan for the coming fiscal year Thursday.

Manhattan »

Governor Will Withhold Extra School Aid Without Teacher Evaluation System

Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to withhold schools funding without teacher evaluation systems.

Manhattan »

More Cash in Coffers than City Says, According to IBO

The Independent Budget Office says the city's latest budget projections may be too pessimistic.

Midtown & Theater District »

The City Has 7,000 New Hotel Rooms in the Works, But Can it Fill Them?

The city has 7,000 new hotel rooms in the pipeline. But will enough visitors come to keep them full?

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Calls for Layoffs With City $500M Over Budget

The city's latest budget revision includes 250 additional layoffs by the end of June, as the city continues to tighten its fiscal belt.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Board 12 to Hold Public Hearing on Budget Priorities

Community Board 12 is asking for the public's input on the city's 2012 capital and expense budget for Inwood and Washington Heights.

Manhattan »

City Council Leaders Blast DOE Over School Layoffs

City Council members said Tuesday that the largest round of layoffs since the mayor took office could have been prevented.

Harlem »

Harlem and Upper West Side Residents to Have a Say in Budgeting Process

Four New York City Councilmembers are experimenting with participatory budgeting, or letting residents have a say in how capital funds are spent in their neighborhoods.

Manhattan »

City Freezes Hiring, Demands Across-The-Board Cuts

The Mayor's Budget Office has informed all city agencies that they must slash another 2 percent from their budgets this year and 6 percent in 2013.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Second Avenue Subway Hits Major Milestone

The Second Avenue subway hit a milestone on Thursday when a tunnel boring machine reached the Lexington Avenue-63rd Street station to complete the Phase 1 tunnel.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Has the Cheapest Hotel Rooms in Manhattan

A recent report found that Chelsea has the most affordable rooms in Manhattan.  

Manhattan »

New Police Recruits Sworn In After Budget Delays

More than 1,600 new police recruits - the largest class since 2006 - took the oath of office in Brooklyn Wednesday.

Manhattan »

City Council Adopts $66 Billion Budget for 2012

After a a 15-hour delay, the Council voted 49-1 in favor of the plan, which saves teachers' jobs, but eliminates others.