Manhattan Commercial Real Estate Tax Is Driving Businesses Under, Critics SayA demand for mayoral intervention was issued Tuesday – in the form of a simple tax reform to help stem the glut of empty storefronts in some of the city’s nicest neighborhoods.
CBS2 Investigates: Fake Uber Drivers Charge False 'Sales Taxes' While Gouging CustomersAggressive drivers who pretend to be working for Uber have been preying on people at local airports, and CBS2 has learned that some are also charging false “taxes.”
Shoddy Roads May Lead To Steeper Fines For Utility CompaniesNYC Councilman Dan Garodnick is sponsoring a new bill that would vastly increase penalties for road repair violations.
Councilman: NYC Transportation Infrastructure Is In Desperate Need Of RepairsA City Council member said New York City’s transportation infrastructure is in serious need of modernization, at a joint hearing of the council Transportation and Economic Development committees Monday.
Police Investigate UES Attack On Jewish Couple As Possible Hate CrimeThe NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.
NYC Lawmaker Takes De Blasio To Task Over Slashed Road Repair FundsDrivers beware! Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to slash the city's road repair budget nearly in half could lead to much bigger problems than flat tires and bent axles.
NYC Officials Offer Tips For National 'Protect Your Identity' Week“In this day and age, cybercriminals can easily attack an individual from thousands of miles away if necessary precautions aren’t taken," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said.
City Councilman Takes Aim At Skateboarders At Columbus CircleCouncilman Dan Garodnick claims his office has been inundated with calls from residents complaining that skateboarders threatening the safety of families, children and tourists.
Proposed Task Force Would Take On Confusing Parking SignsIf you have been confused by parking signs, stacked on top of each other, giving conflicting direction, you're not alone. Councilman Dan Garodnick understands your dilemma.
Traditional Hot Dog Vendors Disappearing From NYC StreetsWhen you think of food in the Big Apple, the hot dog is about as "New York" as it gets. But those street-side vendor carts are in transition.
Councilman Wants To Crack Down On Phony Parking PermitsCouncilman Dan Garodnick is spearheading a campaign to stop phony parking permits, calling it a matter of safety, congestion and fairness.

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