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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.

Manhattan »

Incoming Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Begins Day by Walking to School

Newly appointed Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott began his first day on the job by walking his grandson to school.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Money Problems Force New York City Opera to Delay Announcing Next Season's Lineup

Tough financial times has the New York City Opera taking a closer look at its business model.

Manhattan »

Looming Government Shutdown Threatens to Cost New York Millions

If a budget deal isn't reached by Friday night, the national government will start shutting down.

Manhattan »

Top 5 Looks for Spring in Manhattan

Vibrant colored accessories, espadrilles, and maxi-skirts are some of the top five must-have trends for spring.

Manhattan »

Senior Centers Saved By State, But Concerns Over Funding Remain

The state budget will keep 26 city senior centers that had been marked for closure afloat.

Manhattan »

Albany Passes Historic On-Time Budget Amid Protests

The state budget was passed in the early morning hours Thursday despite opposition from protesters.