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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.

New York City »

Quinn, Bloomberg Clash Over Plan to Slash Food Cart Fines

Street vendors have been pressuring Quinn to reduce punitive vendor fines.

Upper East Side »

Candidate Drops Out of Race for City Council District 5 Seat

Domenico Minerva told DNAinfo.com New York that he's no longer running for Jessica Lappin's seat.

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