Daniel Donovan recused himself from 23 cases in the past two years because of his or his office's ties.
The Republican congressman announced he would resign from his post on Jan. 5.
The congressman pleaded guilty to underreporting profits and wages at an eatery he co-owned.
The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.
Challenger state Sen. Adriano Espaillat refused to concede until all votes were counted.
Rangel said his decades in office are a plus, but Espaillat said the congressman overstayed his welcome.
The ex-agent is not allowed into the FBI premises after he quit under a cloud, sources said.
Espaillat vowed to be a unifying voice in his latest bid to unseat Charles Rangel.
Congress at 208 Court St., the former location of an old-fashioned veggie shop, will open Dec. 20.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum hopes to delve into post-World War II immigrant history.
After admitting to a recent sexting exchange, Weiner says his wife forgives and he's still running.
Mayor Mike Bloomberg said criminals won when the senate voted against stricter gun measures.
Bloomberg did not join other area elected officials angered by delays in sending Sandy cash.
Bloomberg will travel to Washington Wednesday to try to secure federal money.
The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was renamed in honor of the two-term governor and former congressman.
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