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Paid Sick Leave Bill Passes, Covering 1 Million New Yorkers by 2015

The bill passed after Council Speaker Christine Quinn negotiated concessions protecting small businesses.

Carroll Gardens »

Participatory Budgeting Brings in Women and Minority Voters, Study Shows

Low-income, minorities and women were more engaged in participatory budgeting, a new study shows.

New York City »

20 Middle Schools to Get Longer School Days, DOE Says

The extended days are a pilot program, the Department of Education said.

Corona »

USTA Expansion Up for Planning Commission Vote Soon

City Planning Commission is currently reviewing the USTA application.

West Harlem »

Harlem Candidate Accustomed to Beating Long Odds Runs for City Council Seat

Brodie Enoch, 54, who is running for Robert Jackson's seat in Harlem's District 7, has deep roots there.

Midtown »

Midtown's Small Businesses Brace for Paid-Sick Leave Fallout

Companies just over the 15-worker threshold prepare for rising costs.

New York City »

Witness at the Center of Malcolm Smith Bribery Case Owes $126M to Citigroup

Moses "Mark" Stern, a real estate investor, cooperated with the feds to take down Malcolm Smith.

Lower East Side »

Young City Council Contender Set to Announce Bid for Downtown Seat

Jenifer Rajkumar is pitting herself against incumbent City Councilwoman Margaret Chin.

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.

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