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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.

Manhattan »

Computer Glitch Delays City Budget Vote

The City Council will now vote on the austere 2012 budget and its deep cuts Wednesday morning.

Manhattan »

Protesters Arrested as City Council Budget Vote is Delayed

The City Council was originally supposed to vote at 8 p.m, Tuesday. Now, the hour of the vote is unknown.

Manhattan »

Teacher Layoffs Averted, Fire Companies Saved in City Budget Deal

About 1,000 city workers will still be laid off under the budget plan, set to be approved by the City Council Tuesday.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Metropolitan Museum of Art Raises Suggested Fees

The Upper East Side icon will raise the optional admission charge to $25 on July 1 because of "budgetary challenges."

Manhattan »

Chancellor Dennis Walcott Blasted by Council Over Teacher Cuts

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said again Wednesday that over 6,000 teaching jobs are on the chopping block.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg's Approval Rating Struggles Despite Dumping Cathie Black

78 percent of Manhattan public school parents polled said they don't like the way Mayor Bloomberg is handling city schools.

Downtown »

Mayor Bloomberg Holds Firm on Teacher Layoffs, FDNY Cuts

The mayor's executive budget for the coming year includes the elimination of more than 6,000 teachers.

Midtown & Theater District »

MTA to Sell Madison Avenue Headquarters

The MTA is hoping the sale of its Madison Avenue headquarters will add at least $150 million to its coffers.

Manhattan »

Mayor Registers Campaign Committee

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he isn't running for office, but he's registered with the State Board of Elections anyway.

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