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Arverne »

Anthony Weiner Plans Rockaway Restaurant in Sandy Revival Effort

The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.

Central Harlem »

Charles Rangel Declares Victory in 13th Congressional District Primary

Challenger state Sen. Adriano Espaillat refused to concede until all votes were counted.

Central Harlem »

On Campaign's Last Day, Rangel, Espaillat Talk Experience

Rangel said his decades in office are a plus, but Espaillat said the congressman overstayed his welcome.

Civic Center »

FBI Bars Congressman Michael Grimm From its Offices

The ex-agent is not allowed into the FBI premises after he quit under a cloud, sources said.

Washington Heights »

Espaillat Vows to Give Voters 'One Voice' in Second Bid to Unseat Rangel

Espaillat vowed to be a unifying voice in his latest bid to unseat Charles Rangel.

Cobble Hill »

1970s Vegetable Shop to Reopen as Neighborhood Bar This Month

Congress at 208 Court St., the former location of an old-fashioned veggie shop, will open Dec. 20.

Lower East Side »

LES Tenement Museum Wins $500K for Exhibit on Post-WWII Immigrants

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum hopes to delve into post-World War II immigrant history.

Civic Center »

Weiner Emails Supporters, Says Latest Sexting Is Old News

After admitting to a recent sexting exchange, Weiner says his wife forgives and he's still running.

New York City »

Bloomberg Warns Anti-Gun Control Vote Will be Remembered in Election

Mayor Mike Bloomberg said criminals won when the senate voted against stricter gun measures.

New York City »

Bloomberg Shrugs Off Delay on Hurricane Sandy Aid Vote

Bloomberg did not join other area elected officials angered by delays in sending Sandy cash.

New York City »

Hurricane Sandy Cost City $19 Billion, Bloomberg Says

Bloomberg will travel to Washington Wednesday to try to secure federal money.

Battery Park City »

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Renamed for Late Gov. Hugh Carey

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was renamed in honor of the two-term governor and former congressman.

New Dorp »

14-Year-Old Boy Admits to Vandalizing Rep. Grimm's Office, Police Say

Grimm initially believed Saturday night's vandalism was politically-motivated.

New Dorp »

Rep. Grimm's Campaign Office Vandalized, Computer Server Wiped

Rep. Michael Grimm's campaign office was broken into Saturday night, his campaign said.

Financial District »

9/11 Health and Compensation Act Facing Nearly $40 Million in Federal Cuts

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act could face $38 million in federal cuts next year.

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