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Upper East Side »

Decide How to Spend $1 Million of City Council Budget on the UES

The city councilman is kicking off another round of participatory budget meetings this fall.

Astoria »

$1.5M Up for Vote as Participatory Budgeting Returns to Astoria

City Councilman Costa Constantinides is bringing participatory budgeting back to his Queens district.

Long Island City »

Arts Groups to Get More Than $100K of Van Bramer's Budget Funds

The councilman is allocating $106,500 of his discretionary dollars for art, music, and film programming.

Civic Center »

City Hall Mulls Plan to Add 500 Officers to NYPD, Sources Say

The mayor and City Council are apparently working to hire more officers after months of refusals.

Civic Center »

Cuomo AIDS Plan Needs $10 Million From De Blasio, Advocates Say

The governor's blueprint to end AIDS requires the city match the state's funding for it, activists said.

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.

Astoria »

Playground Getting $1.6 Million Makeover After Parents Pushed for Upgrades

The Friends of Astoria Heights Park complained of buckling asphalt and outdated equipment at the site.

Civic Center »

City's Largest Labor Group to Meet with de Blasio's Chief Negotiator

Robert Linn is expected to broach healthcare cost saving efforts in Tuesday's chat with the union.

Civic Center »

Bloomberg Administration Paid Record $1.5B Overtime in 2013

The record amount of overtime was more than double what was paid when Bloomberg took office.

Long Island City »

De Blasio Vows Government 'With a Soul' in First State of the City Speech

The mayor promoted universal pre-K, affordable housing, and a living wage in his speech.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Will Start Cleaning Streets in Hunters Point, Councilman Says

Jimmy Van Bramer is allocating $65,000 to bring street cleaning teams to the neighborhood.

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.

Long Island City »

City Arts Coalition Pushes Pols for More Cultural Funding

One Percent for Culture seeks to have one percent of the city's annual budget slated for cultural groups.

Lower East Side »

Elementary School Students Rally Against After-School Program Cuts

The students take part in after-school programs run by the Henry Street Settlement.

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.