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Mayor’s Office Supports Repeal of “Cabaret Law” That Prohibits Public Dancing

Representatives from Mayor De Blasio's office testified before the Committee of Consumer affairs last week in support of a bill that would allow public...

Community Groups Discuss L Train Closure at Greenpoint Panel

GREENPOINT - Representatives from the City Council and local business and environmental organizations met Thursday, September 8, in Greenpoint for a panel discussion concerning...

Money Allocated to Clean Streets In Southwest Brooklyn

Three City Council Members have allocated new funding to street cleaning efforts in their districts as part of the NYC Cleanup Initiative. Council Members Treyger,...

Meet Your Candidate: Justin Brannan For Bay Ridge’s District 43

The 43rd District currently has nine candidates running for Vincent Gentile’s City Council seat. Those candidates include four Republicans and five Democrats vying to...

Just In: Kalman Yeger Is Greenfield’s Replacement For City Council

Kalman Yeger is officially the Democratic nominee for Councilmember David Greenfield's now open position in District 44 -- and received an endorsement from the councilman himself. “I've...

Council Member Greenfield Won’t Seek Re-Election, He Announced

Council Member David Greenfield says he will not be running for re-election this year, instead he'll take a position as the new executive director...

Meet Your Candidate: Mawuli Hormeku For East New York’s District 42

"To have our own community we must own our community," Mawuli K. Hormeku  The race for City Council has begun. With city elections approaching in...

Assembly Passes Bill To Protect Tenants From Illegal Home Conversions

Soon, there may be a law that would alert tenants if they're about to rent an illegally converted apartment -- before they sign the lease. Yesterday,...

City Rolls Out Air Conditioning For NYC Classrooms Starting This Summer

Today, the Mayor announced a 5-year plan and budget to install air conditioning in every New York City classroom, beginning this summer. This comes after...

City Council Passes Dollar Van Legislation To Squeeze Out Illegal Operators

Yesterday, City Council voted to limit the number of commuter vans on the road and crack down on illegal, rogue operators. The Commuter Van Safety...

Mayor Signs Build It Back Bill Making For Easier Home Construction...

On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill introduced by Council Member Mark Treyger that is intended to cut through the...

First Official Notices Sent Out To City Stores For Controversial Plastic...

Last week stores citywide began receiving the first official notices reminding them that, as of February 15, 2017, they will need to charge customers...

Have You Ever Thought About Running For Elected Office?

Are you civic minded? Have you ever thought about running for public office? Thoughtful and dedicated people are needed at all levels of government...

Have You Ever Thought About Running For Elected Office?

Are you civic minded? Have you ever thought about running for public office? Thoughtful and dedicated people are needed at all levels of government...

Have You Ever Thought About Running For Elected Office?

Are you civic minded? Have you ever thought about running for public office? Thoughtful and dedicated people are needed at all levels of government...