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Chelsea »

Councilman Corey Johnson Ticketed for Moving Between Subway Cars

Officers observed Corey Johnson moving between multiple cars, NYPD said.

Chelsea »

New Park, Solar-Powered Composting Proposed for Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen

Community members pitched 17 ideas for spending city capital funds. 

West Village »

Board Demands City Action After Woman is Killed by Flying Plywood

Community Board 2 wants the mayor to create a program like Vision Zero for the Department of Buildings.

Civic Center »

Police Union President Has 'No Regrets' About Feud With De Blasio

Pat Lynch said he expressed the raw emotions of rank-and-file patrolmen after two officers were killed.

Civic Center »

City Council Slams Rikers Medical Provider at Hearing

Councilwoman Liz Crowley said she thought HHC should take the job.

East Elmhurst »

City Council to Demand More Oversight of Rikers Health Care Provider

City Councilman Corey Johnson is holding a hearing on Rikers' health care provider, Corizon.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Leaders Rip GWB Bus Station Development For Not Including Locals

Elected officials, including Ydanis Rodriguez, said the developer has barely worked with the community.

Crown Heights »

City Offers Tax Break to Brooklyn Landlord to Keep 700 Units Rent-Regulated

Alma Realty hiked rents this fall at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital complex in Crown Heights.

Greenwich Village »

MAP: 9 Developments in SoHo and the Village to Watch For in 2015

Apartments, schools, retail space and a waterfront park are in the works for the Village.

Red Hook »

Carlos Menchaca Forced Out as Co-Chair of Brooklyn Delegation, Reports Say

Councilman Mark Treyger was appointed to replace Carlos Menchaca as co-chair, a source said.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

West Village »

Disabled Man Who Raised Money for Nonprofits May Have Street Named for Him

Villagers want to rename the corner of Bedford and Grove streets for Larry Selman, who died in 2013.

Civic Center »

Mark-Viverito Will Attend Slain Officers' Funerals if Invited By Families

One of the police unions circulated letters to keep the mayor and the speaker from officers' funerals.

Civic Center »

City Council Votes to Ban Sale of Rabbits at Pet Shops

Council members and animal advocates said many city rabbits end up being abandoned.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Picks 9/11 Museum Architect to Design New Building in Village

NYU announced the architects who will design the first part of the university's Village expansion plan.