| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:45 PM
It's official: the highest court in the land has considered putting rent control on trial. On Monday, the justices chose not to do so, but some people close to the situation say the fact that it was considered at all is an indication that at some point...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Imperiled by a potential sale from private investors, 1520 Sedgwick Ave., often labeled the "birthplace of hip-hop," has been saved by a $5.6-million loan from the city of New York's New Housing Marketplace plan, a program intended to aid multifamily........
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
In 1996, the teenage son of a prominent political figure in Washington, D.C., got suspended from his tony prep school. Not wanting to see himself, his family or his boss embarrassed by his son’s actions, the father scrambled to keep......
| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
| Mar 30, 2010
| 7:34 AM
With Ladder Company 53 slated for closure on City Island due to budget cuts, local politicians and firefighters assembled Tuesday morning in the rain to demand the firehouse remain open.
Local residents and community leaders have insisted that closing...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 7:52 AM
If they build them, they hope those in need for healthy food will come. That is the plan outlined by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and other political leaders Monday who want to use $1B in loans and grants to construct 2100 new grocery stores nationwide to...
| May 27, 2010
| 1:21 PM
NEW YORK -- A financial adviser to celebrities including Wesley Snipes and Sylvester Stallone was arrested Thursday on charges that he carried out a $30 million fraud on his clients, using some of their money to purchase a lavish Manhattan apartment....
| Jun 4, 2010
| 7:57 AM
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and police distributed flyers Friday morning in efforts to help find a suspect in an attempted rape.
The crime took place April, 30 when the suspect followed a 24-year-old woman into her apartment building...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
| Dec 29, 2009
| 3:13 PM
A New York Senate committee met Tuesday to decide whether a state senator convicted of assaulting his girlfriend should remain in office.
The special committee adjourned into an executive session without announcing its decision on the fate of Sen....
| Jan 7, 2010
| 9:15 AM
Christine Quinn was re-elected as the speaker of the New York City Council Wednesday by a 48-to-1 vote amid shouts of "Sell Out" and "Uncle Tom" by a small group of protesters.
"The City Council is a great place. You get to come in and screaming out what...