The town halls will be Wednesday in the Schomburg Center and Thursday at the College of Staten Island.
State Sen. Gianaris is pushing lawmakers to keep working through summer until the MTA is funded.
The "summer of hell" hasn't yet begun, but MTA riders are already giving the governor hell.
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland will not seek re-election this year.
Engine Company 261 was shuttered under Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2003.
Residents and activists met at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center after Peralta vowed to hold a hearing.
The bill would fix the spelling to the proper Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge.
Attendees had political papers confiscated by security officers as they entered a town hall Wednesday.
Organizers are holding Peralta to his promise to hold a meeting at the end of the session, they say.
Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito joined other elected officials and activists at a rally Thursday
The governor said the city should match the state in funding to fix subway service.
Bill de Blasio called on city council members to support new jails in their districts.
Cases of housing discrimination based on immigration status have increased over the last 12 months.
Protesters hissed and booed throughout the meeting, then stormed the stage to protest the vote.
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