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Midtown »

De Blasio Tells Carriage Horse Ban Backers to Focus on Swaying City Council

The mayor promised to eliminate horse carriages on his first day in office but has been unable to do so.

St. George »

Curtis High School Expansion Approved by City Council Despite Concerns

The vote for the expansion was approved 41 to 1 at Friday's council meeting.

Long Island City »

City to Rename Confusing LIC Streets Both Named Court Square

Two dead-end blocks, both named Court Square, will be renamed Court Square East and Court Square West.

Bed-Stuy »

Landlords Who Harass Commercial Tenants Would Be Penalized Under New Bill

Business tenants facing harassment could be awarded a month's rent or $1,000, along with other fees.

Financial District »

City Council Members Introduce Bill to Ban Tourist Helicopters in City

Several councilmembers, including Margaret Chin, Helen Rosenthal and Carlos Menchacha, support the ban.

Jamaica »

York College Gets $4M For Lab and Classroom Upgrades

The funding for the school has been allocated by several elected officials.

Great Kills »

Mayor Sets Election Date to Fill Ignizio's Vacant Council Seat

The winner will serve until Dec. 31, 2016, according to the proclamation.

West Village »

Cuomo Announces Next Steps for State's AIDS Reduction Plan

The governor outlined "major steps" being taken to advance his "blueprint" to end AIDS by 2020.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Councilman Earmarks More Than $260K for Youth Initiatives

Ydanis Rodriguez dedicated about 40 percent of his discretionary funds to programs for youth.

Great Kills »

Vincent Ignizio to Vacate His City Council Seat on Friday

Vincent Ignizio announced in May he would step down to run a non-profit.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Schools Top Councilman Garodnick's Budget Plan

Hunter College and P.S. 6 are among the schools to receive city funding.

Upper East Side »

Millions Earmarked for East River Esplanade and Roosevelt Island Library

The East River waterfront and the Roosevelt Island Public Library will receive funding.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Hired More Police to Head Off Political Fallout, Sources Say

The mayor feared his second term would be doomed if crime rose and he did nothing, sources said.

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.

Greenwich Village »

Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in NYU Expansion Case

As judges hear the case, a third major city newspaper has come out in favor of NYU's plan.