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Yetta Kurland and Corey Johnson in Close Race for Quinn's City Council Seat

Kurland caught up with Johnson in the past six months, campaign finance records show.

Red Hook »

Sandy Relief Work in Red Hook Exposes Rift in Occupy Movement

Some occupiers have abandoned relief work to protest others who are working with cops and politicians.

Roosevelt Island »

Cornell's Tech Campus Moves Forward With Community Board Support

The Upper East Side's Community Board 8 approved Cornell's plan for its Roosevelt Island campus.

New York City »

City Councilman Proposes Legislation to Better Track School Bus Crashes

Councilman Robert Jackson wants the DOE to provide more information about school bus crashes.

West Village »

Yetta Kurland to Run Again for Christine Quinn's City Council Seat

Kurland wants to represent the Village, Chelsea, Hell's Kitchen and Midtown ater falling short in 2009.

New York City »

Council Redistricting Commission Votes to Ditch Controversial New Borders

The Districting Commission voted Tuesday to revoke controversial new City Council district lines.

Morningside Heights »

Mark Levine Launches City Council Campaign Amid Racially Charged Attacks

Mark Levine is running for Robert Jackson's Upper Manhattan City Council seat.

New York City »

Districting Commission Agrees to Withdraw Vito Lopez-Friendly Lines

The Districting Commission responded to a request from Council Speaker Christine Quinn.

New York City »

Christine Quinn Wants New District Lines Scrapped

The Districting Commission will consider Quinn's request, they said.

Woodhaven »

Woodhaven Community Group Blasts New City Council District Map

The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association argues that the lines cut the neighborhood in pieces.

New York City »

Garodnick Drops Out of Comptroller Race

City Councilman Dan Garodnick will run for re-election in his East Side district.

New York City »

City Council Cracks Down on Pedicabs

New rules will prohibit pedicabs from charging exorbitant prices to unsuspecting tourists.

New York City »

New City Council District Map Unveiled

The city's Districting Commission unanimously unveiled — and approved — the new lines Thursday night.

West Village »

Tax on Properties Near Hudson River Park Would Be 'Modest,' Proponents Say

The assessment for the Neighborhood Improvement District would be 7.5 cents a square foot for residents.

Jamaica »

Hundreds Attend Stop-and-Frisk Hearing to Support New Law

The Community Safety Act would help curb police profiling, proponents say.