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Upper East Side »

Decide How to Spend $1 Million of City Council Budget on the UES

The city councilman is kicking off another round of participatory budget meetings this fall.

Park Slope »

Where to Watch the First Republican Presidential Debate on Thursday

Ten Republicans square off in the first presidential debate of the year. Here's where to watch.

Civic Center »

Mayor to Meet With Leaders of 5 Police Unions Tuesday Behind Closed Doors

NYPD's rank and file have recently turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Wants to Be a 'Better Person' About Being Late

The mayor also said he has not smoked marijuana since college.

Washington Heights »

Elizabeth Ritter Ends State Senate Bid as Boss Espaillat Enters Race

Elizabeth Lorris Ritter said she was "fully supportive" of Adriano Espaillat's reelection bid.

Morrisania »

Community Board Meeting Ends With Prayer After Supreme Court Ruling

The high court's recent ruling allowing prayer at public meetings earned praise at a CB3 meeting.

Upper East Side »

Let 16-Year-Olds Serve on Community Boards, Politicians Say

Councilman Ben Kallos wants to extend community board membership to older teens.

Flushing »

Queens Politicians Sing, Dance and Crack Jokes for Charity

"Legislative Acts" is a play by and about local politicians in Queens.

Williamsburg »

Little-Known Hasidic Sect Emerges as Political Powerbroker in Mayor's Race

The Hasidic sect of Aroni Jews have emerged as a powerhouse, propelling de Blasio to a primary win.

Central Harlem »

Lhota Courts Sharpton, Hoping to Gain Traction With Black Voters

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is trying to foster a good relationship with Rev. Sharpton. 

Upper East Side »

UES Council Candidate Uses Tech Background to Connect with Voters

Ben Kallos wants to publish all city contracts online and expand broadband service to low-income tenants.

Civic Center »

Police Commissioner Challenges Judge's Stop-and-Frisk Ruling on National TV

Raymond Kelly says violent crime will increase if a judge's finding on stop-and-frisk stands.

New York City »

First Head-to-Head for Weiner and Quinn Goes Off Without a Hitch

Candidates Anthony Weiner and Christine Quinn debated for the first time Wednesday night.

Lower East Side »

From Prairies to Coal Mines, LES Art Show Captures Political Color

The "America in Color" series features citizens in front a colored backdrop for their voting preference.

Central Harlem »

Apollo Theater Hosts Debate Viewing Party

The historic Apollo Theater is hosting a debate-watch party on Oct. 16, 2012.