City Council Speaker Christine Quinn

Homeless Person in New York City (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

High Court Agrees Single New Yorkers Shouldn’t Have To Prove Homelessness

The New York State Court of Appeals on Tuesday struck down a city plan for tight restrictions on people trying to enter homeless shelters.

11/26/2013

Bill de Blasio and his wife greet voters in Brooklyn on Sept. 9, 2013 a day before the Democratic primary. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Latest NYC Mayoral Poll Shows De Blasio Leading With 39 Percent

To avoid an Oct. 1 runoff, a candidate needs more than 40 percent in Tuesday’s primary.

09/09/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes Commanding Lead Among Democrats In NYC Mayoral Race

De Blasio is leading the Democratic pack with 36 percent of likely voters, near the 40 percent that would be needed to avoid a runoff.

08/28/2013

A coffee vendor, in a dispute with the city Department of Transportation over the location of his cart, emerged victorious, after CBS 2 stepped in and got City Council Speaker Christine Quinn involved. (Photo: CBS 2)

Coffee Vendor Takes On NYC Over Disputed Cart Location — And Wins

A Brooklyn coffee vendor will be able to keep the same spot he’s manned for 16 years, all because CBS 2 shined the spotlight on an apparently arbitrary decision by the city Department of Transportation.

08/26/2013

Peter Notman, Michael Felenchak

NYPD: 2 Gay Men Attacked Outside Movie Theater In Chelsea

What was supposed to be a pleasant movie night turned into a violent attack and beating for a gay couple in Chelsea.

08/14/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New Poll Has Weiner Plummeting, But No Clear-Cut Mayoral Favorite

New polls were released Friday in the hotly contested races for New York City mayor and comptroller. With the primary just over a month away, voters are starting to really focus on the candidates and narrow down their choices.

08/09/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Pundit Applauds As De Blasio, Spitzer Start Ad Blitz Courting Minority Vote

There is month to go before the New York City primary and the battle is on for votes. Two of the latest ads from candidates are tailored to the minority community.

08/08/2013

Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Quinn’s Plan To Tear Down Madison Square Garden Is Doomed To Fail

What Quinn doesn’t understand is that MSG is the jewel on top of Penn Station. It is a living, breathing structure that truly lives up to its nickname of “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”

07/25/2013

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Quinn Says Her ‘Record Of Delivering’ Sets Her Apart From Field

A new Siena poll has Quinn with a nine point lead over her closest competitor, Anthony Weiner. But Quinn said the numbers don’t matter much to her.

07/18/2013

Eliot Spitzer attends the Huffington Post 2010 'Game Changers' event at Skylight Studio on October 28, 2010 in New York, City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Weiner, Spitzer Need To Thank African-American Voters For Their Poll Position

The so-called “tabloid twins” — Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer — are number one in the polls in their respective races. And it’s support from African American voters that has lifted them up.

07/16/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Christine Quinn Outraged Over Emergency Response Time After Intern Passes Out During Brooklyn Event

“It just took over a half an hour to get to a place where a young girl had fainted, was lying on the street, in sweltering heat,” Quinn said. “It’s inexcusable.”

07/16/2013

NYC Restaurant Rating System

Restaurant Owners Hope Inspection Changes Mean Lower Fines

Reform is on the menu for the controversial New York City restaurant inspection system.

07/08/2013

Subway Confrontation YouTube Video

Advocates Call For Action After Subway Video With Anti-Gay Slurs, Woman Being Shoved

A video shows a confrontation on a subway train in which a man hurled anti-gay slurs at a group of youth and allegedly shoved a woman to the floor as she videotaped the incident.

07/05/2013

City Budget Deal

City Budget Agreement: Some Expanded Services, No Tax Hikes

A budget agreement has been reached between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council.

06/23/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Quinn: If I’m Mayor And Kelly Wants To Keep Job, Stop-And-Frisk Must Come Down

As the race for New York City mayor has heated up, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s support for Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has cooled off.

06/20/2013

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