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High Bridge »

The City Council Speaker's South Bronx seat is up for grabs for the first time since 2005.

Lower East Side »

The Council approved the legislation, which is now awaiting the mayor's signature.

St. George »

City Council members debated adding public funds to the program to help it expand quicker.

Astoria »

Three plants in western Queens create more than half of the city's power, according to a local lawmaker.

Civic Center »

Tenant screening companies put those who had housing court cases on so-called 'blacklists.'

Edgemere »

The renovated Cardozo Playground includes a new track and other play spaces.

Bay Ridge »

As of Oct. 1, shoppers will pay 5 cents for every disposable bag they carry their groceries in.

East New York »

Councilman Rafael Espinal said that while the plan is not perfect, it's the "best possible plan."

Williamsbridge »

Councilman Andy King was fined nearly $44,000 by the board in November.

Hunts Point »

Rafael Salamanca was viewed as the front-runner and will fill Maria del Carmen Arroyo's empty seat.

Longwood »

Nos Quedamos plans to hold the event on Jan. 27 at Pregones Theatre on Walton Avenue.

Longwood »

Marlon Molina would focus on gun violence and fighting gentrification as a member of the City Council.

Melrose »

George Alvarez is one of many people hoping to fill Maria del Carmen Arroyo's old council seat.

Longwood »

Salamanca formally announced his campaign for City Council on Tuesday, joining several other candidates.

Hunts Point »

Several candidates have already expressed interest in taking her place on the City Council.