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Hours Before Holiday, de Blasio Drops 1,500 Emails

11/24/2016 1:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Late Wednesday, just hours before the national holiday of Thanksgiving began, the Mayor’s office released a batch of approximately 1,500 emails between Bill de Blasio and Jonathan

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(Video) Mayor de Blasio Delivers Public Address

11/23/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Starting at 16:00, Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the public by beginning with thanking the First Lady Michelle Obama for her love, explaining how New

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a public address at Copper Union on Monday, November 21, 2016. [Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office] 0

The Costs of De Blasio’s Promise to Defy Trump

11/22/2016 2:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Yesterday at Cooper Union, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a speech in which he promised to protect residents should the federal government

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Queens Councilman Organizes Trump Protest in New York

11/20/2016 12:19 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  A wave of anti- Donald Trump protests have swept major U.S. cities since the candidate’s election on Nov. 8. One such march took place in


Here Are 4 New NYC Public Housing Sites

11/18/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  The New York City Housing Authority announced the locations of four new affordable housing complexes: the Harborview Complex in midtown Manhattan; the Sumner House in Bed-Stuy; and Twin


Freelancing Finally Isn’t Free in NYC

11/17/2016 11:30 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1017-C, the legislation informally known as the “Freelancing Isn’t Free” act, designed to establish more employment rights for


This Is the Conflict That Could Stall 421-a, Again

11/16/2016 6:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  A conflict on union wages derailed reinstatement of the 421-a tax rebate back in January, stifling new building in New York City. After much negotiation,


(Video) Blasio Speaks Live After Trump Meeting

11/16/2016 12:44 PM Updated: 5 months ago

L Train Proposal Reaches Community, but Will It Convince MTA?

11/15/2016 9:49 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  300,000 people use the L train each day, a number roughly equal to the population of Cincinnati, and they’re all about to have their routines

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CM Greenfield Trashes Mayor’s Management Report as Little Read, Less Useful

11/15/2016 6:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  A council meeting was held today to address issues regarding the 2016 Mayor’s Management Report. The MMR is released every year in September and details

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Cuomo Offers New York as a ‘Refuge’ From Trump’s America

11/13/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

More Boos at Broadway Triangle Meeting

11/10/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

The City Planning Commission held a meeting yesterday to discuss a controversial proposed development in Williamsburg. We reported on this project last month, which has garnered quite a

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At Crossroad, Queens Democrats Look to Jewish Voters, Millennials

11/04/2016 4:39 PM Updated: 5 months ago

An Orthodox synagogue in Queens was a bevy of New York City heavy-hitters Thursday night as the John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club held its 71st

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New Skyscraper Headed for Downtown Brooklyn

11/02/2016 4:34 PM Updated: 5 months ago

The City Council’s zoning subcommittee yesterday approved a new development at 141 Willoughby in Downtown Brooklyn, Politico reports. Since developments approved by the subcommittee are usually

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Council Fireworks Over Housing Protections

11/01/2016 1:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

The City Council held a meeting yesterday concerning five bills proposed to increase tenant rights, with councilmembers firing off at City Hall representatives who opposed the

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Trump is not a True New Yorker, Implies Cuomo

10/31/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

A county Democratic dinner was held in Queens on Thursday, where Cuomo took the opportunity to slam the GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, claiming that he

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Will New York Allow Driverless Transportation in the Future?

10/31/2016 1:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Technology is rapidly shifting the way societies function, and automated vehicles are no exception. Artificial intelligence will make it possible for automobiles to drive themselves without human supervision in the

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio put on a smiling face for the public in 2014, but the two rivals rarely bother to perform camaraderie these days, even in front of cameras [NY Mayor's Office] 0

Highlights From NYDN’s Deep Dive Into Epic Cuomo-de Blasio Feud

10/30/2016 6:24 PM

This weekend, Elizabeth Mitchell provided the New York Daily News with an excellent history of the on-going feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew

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In Air Rights Fight, CM Johnson Ransoms Hudson River Park Development

10/28/2016 9:30 AM Updated: 5 months ago

Despite their name, the Friends of Hudson River Park (and the affiliated Hudson River Park Trust) have had quite a few opponents over the years, from

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the appointment of his Press Secretary Phil Walzak in 2013.  [Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio / Rob Bennett] 0

Phil Walzak Leaves City Hall to Help de Blasio’s Mayoral Bid

10/19/2016 5:58 PM

Phil Walzak, a top-level City Hall aid, will be leaving to join de Blasio’s campaign team where he will be a senior advisor. When de Blasio