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It’s the end of yet another year, and while most of New York City is back in business, there is still a lot of reading going on. more
The stakes are high. Too high, in fact, when it comes to a proposed men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway for those who live and work close to it. more
There are a lot of voices making it clear how much they oppose a proposed men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway. But it doesn’t mean that position is absolute. more
Jamaal Bowman has been very clear for months about his position on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill: He would only give the legislation a thumbs up if it was on the House floor the same time as another massive spending bill, the Build Back Better Act. more
The Nov. 2 general election yielded few surprises. At least at the city level. Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams is on his way to the top job at City Hall. Brooklyn councilman Brad Lander will run the numbers as the city’s next comptroller. And Jumaane Williams will continue in his role as public advocate. more
New York has a new transportation deputy secretary. And not only is he from the Bronx — he’s got roots in the northwest Bronx. more
Jessica Woolford, who spent more than a decade in local and national Democratic politics — including a time as the spokeswoman for U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand — is now looking for a new job: Assemblywoman. more
Thanksgiving isn’t quite here yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get an early start on the holiday spirit with the return of the New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show. more
Violent crime was down in New York City last month, but criminals stayed busy when it came to robbery and assault. more
For some, the city’s plan to place a men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway is troubling. For others, it’s personal. Ruby Dong and her family are among those who stand to lose something close to them if the city moves forward. They’re owners of King’s Wok Kitchen, a takeout restaurant that has operated from 6669 Broadway for 25 years. more
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