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De Blasio Family Begins Moving Into Gracie Mansion

“Moving is bittersweet, even when excited by the destination,” first lady Chirlane McCray wrote in a post on her blog.

06/02/2014

A view of the outside clock of Grand Central Terminal (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

1,200-Foot Tower Planned Near Grand Central Terminal

New York City officials have announced rezoning plans for the area around Grand Central Terminal including new skyscrapers and transportation improvements.

05/30/2014

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Elected Officials, Others Call For Change To NYC’s 911 System

Accusations of major delays in the city’s 911 emergency response system was the subject of a rally and two City Council hearings on Friday.

05/30/2014

A pedestrian crosses a street on Broadway at one of the deadliest intersections in Manhattan on February 18, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Council To Vote On Traffic Safety Legislation

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council will vote on 17 bills and resolutions that complement Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” plan.

05/29/2014

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Mayor Bill De Blasio Rules Out Making Bid To Host 2024 Olympic Games

De Blasio’s senior adviser Peter Ragone told WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb they rejected the possible Olympic bid after a cost benefit discussion.

05/28/2014

A Citi Bike user pedals off from a bicycle station in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Citi Bike Marks One Year Anniversary In New York City

Citi Bike said riders have pedaled over 14 million miles to date, but the bike-share program has had its share of issues, from controversy over the loss of parking spots to the cost for daily and hourly riders.

05/27/2014

Bagels on display at Katz's Delicatessen in Manhattan. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Finally Seals Deal On Bagel Bet With Montreal Mayor

We have a deal. But that was a close one. “De Blasio time” nearly came back to bite New York’s mayor in a forever-pending bagel wager over the Rangers-Canadiens Eastern Conference finals.

05/20/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Holds 2-Day Speeding Enforcement Initiative

The latest 48-hour ticket blitz, which began at midnight on Tuesday, follows last week’s distracted driving initiative as part of Mayor Bill de Blaiso’s signature “Vision Zero” plan.

05/20/2014

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Mother Of Inmate Who Died In Hot NYC Cell Files $25M Lawsuit

Alma Murdough’s attorney, Derek Sells, said he will also ask the city to preserve all communications and 911 recordings regarding former Marine Jerome Murdough’s death on Rikers Island.

05/16/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Holds Day 2 Of Distracted Driving Crackdown

The NYPD is holding its second day of a citywide ticket blitz this week looking for drivers using cell phones and failing to yield to pedestrians.

05/16/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

A general view of the atmosphere around the Bolshoy Ice Dome on Day 2 of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Report: NYC May Make Another Pitch To Host Summer Olympics

While Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he would work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo if a bid is planned, he has previously expressed little interest in hosting the Olympics.

05/14/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio tours the rebuilt Hamilton Avenue Department of Sanitation asphalt plant in Brooklyn on May 14, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Touts Efforts To Fix Potholes Across New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says pothole-ravaged New York City streets are going to get a lot smoother.

05/14/2014

Redesigned intersection at 96th Street and Broadway as part of Vision Zero initiative, May 13, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Dangerous Upper West Side Intersection Reconfigured Under ‘Vision Zero’ Initiative

The New York City Department of Transportation on Tuesday unveiled a new northbound median-to-median crosswalk at 96th Street and Broadway as part of an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Holds 2-Day Crackdown On Distracted Driving

The citywide initiative being held Tuesday and Friday is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, which is aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

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