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Mott Haven »

Melissa Mark-Viverito supporters say she has more than enough support to be City Council Speaker.

Washington Heights »

Backed by his family and supporters, Rodriguez is taking over an expanded council district.

Civic Center »

The City Council extended existing smoking bans to include electronic cigarettes.

Greenpoint »

Both the Bushwick rezoning and the Greenpoint Landing plan came with unexpected affordable housing.

Bushwick »

The rezoning plan was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday by the full City Council.

Greenpoint »

The controversial development at 77 Commercial St. was slated for a Thursday vote.

Hudson Square »

Sidewalks, parks and other outdoor spaces will be revamped as part of the project.

Midtown »

Mayor Bloomberg yanked the proposal after the City Council rejected it.  

Upper West Side »

The longtime Upper West Sider won 78 percent of votes.

Jamaica »

Queens Councilmen Leroy Comrie and James Gennaro are term-limited.

Civic Center »

The measure also raises the age to purchase e-cigarettes.

Midtown »

The new space features a bridge suspended over the upper-level seats and new video screens.

St. George »

The bill will increase Staten Island Ferry service to every half hour starting in 2015.

St. George »

A bill to increase service to every half-hour was approved by the city's Transportation Committee.

St. George »

The City Council is looking for a way to approve the New York Wheel without Empire Outlets.