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Renters across the city have been dealing with uncertainty since the height of the pandemic. more
It’s $1 million. That’s 100 million pennies. If you were to turn all of that money into dollar bills and stuff all of it into a cash bag, it would weigh 22 pounds. Each year, city council members have a chance to ask their communities how they would spend $1 million. But how they do it might be a little more interesting than some of the plans themselves. more
Even before his time running the Norwood News, Jordan Moss was obsessed with the Kingsbridge Armory. “I wrote about it freelance,” the former journalist said. “But then when I was there (at the newspaper) from 1994 to 2011 … we wrote 150 articles about it probably.” more
Residents at Fort Independence Houses are still without heat months after complaining to the New York City Housing Authority. more
The city council made history when it elected Queens Councilwoman Adrienne Adams its new Speaker. Adams is only the third woman — and the first African American one — ever to lead the city legislative body. For Councilwoman Carmen De La Rosa, this vote was a “momentous occasion.” more
With a nod to the omicron variant of the coronavirus, a much smaller crowd greeted the new year in Times Square late Friday night. But after the countdown, and just after Bill de Blasio danced the evening away with his wife to the sounds of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," that very same New York welcomed new mayor Eric Adams. more
In a little over a week’s time, the book will close on 2021 with sights set on a new year. And like any other annual turnover, many will think about the New Year’s resolutions they’ll likely break, and plans for 2022. But for city council, the end of this year means the end of an era. more
Jessica Haller was ready to be her neighborhood’s next representative on the city council. She even ran in a competitive March special election to replace Andrew Cohen. more
After what seemed a lifetime over three years, the consecutive races to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are finally over. And the winner? Eric Dinowitz. For the second time in three months. more
Gov. David Paterson, who led the state between the tenures of two embattled executives — Eliot Spitzer and Andrew Cuomo — is backing Councilman Fernando Cabrera in his quest to become the next Bronx borough president. more
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