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Upper West Side »

UWS City Council Candidates Try to Stand Out in Crowded Field

The city council candidates, who share similar views on many issues, are vying for Gale Brewer's seat.

New York City »

Quinn Backs Paid Sick Leave in Deal That Will Cover 1 Million New Yorkers

Council Speaker Christine Quinn has thrown her support behind the paid sick leave bill.

New York City »

Bloomberg's Plan to Hide Cigarettes Introduced in City Council

Legislation that would force stores to keep cigarettes out of sight was formally introduced Wednesday.

Civic Center »

Local Food Market Coming to Historic Fulton Fish Warehouse

The City Council approved the Pier 17 revedelopment plan, including new food markets.

SoHo »

Food Truck Parking Would be Limited Under Proposed Vending Legislation

Councilwoman Margaret Chin's bill calls for new fines for vendors who park too close to fire hydrants.

Astoria »

Constantinides Has Fundraising Lead in Astoria City Council Race

Three candidates are vying for the term-limited seat currenly held by Peter Vallone, Jr.

Upper East Side »

Ed Hartzog Rakes in Campaign Cash

Ed Hartzog, who's running for Jessica Lappin's District 5 seat, has raised more than $20,000.

East Flatbush »

Councilman Warns of More Violence After Vigil for Teen Killed by Cops

Councilman Jumaane Williams warned NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly that simmering tension needed fixing.

Jackson Heights »

Hiram Monserrate's Prison Stay Delayed Over Toothache

Hiram Monserrate will start his sentence on April 11 after a judge gave him time to complete dental work.

Upper East Side »

Former Bollywood 'Bad Guy' Promises Change in City Council Race

Hill Krishnan, 37, said his South Asian heritage helps him bring big ideas to the District 5 election.

Upper West Side »

Noah Gotbaum Drops Out of Public Advocates Race to Run for City Council

Education advocate Noah Gotbaum has decided to run for City Council instead.

New York City »

Vendors Celebrate As Council Votes to Cut Fines in Half

But Mayor Bloomberg has promised to veto the bill that reduce fines for street venders.

West Harlem »

Councilman Robert Jackson Sues City After Wife's Fall at Fairway

Robert Jackson says his wife suffered severe injuries at the Fairway market in his Harlem district.

Chelsea »

Christine Quinn Not Worried That Endorsement From Home Club Is at Risk

A DNAinfo.com New York report found that Quinn's home club support is waning, but she's not worried.

West Village »

Village Resident Announces Run for Christine Quinn's City Council Seat

Alexander Meadows is the third openly gay candidate for the District 3 seat on Manhattan's West Side.

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