City Councilman Jumaane Williams and other advocates argue with 60,000 people in city shelters right now, that number will spike if rent protections are not strengthened.
Two City Council members are planning to introduce separate bills targeting the private use of drones in New York City.
On Saturday night, a man dressed as Spider-Man wound up in cuffs after he allegedly assaulted a police officer following a dispute with a woman.
The Times Square Alliance is meeting with elected officials Wednesday morning to talk about growing concerns and solutions, like requiring background checks on the so-called street performers.
New York City officials have announced rezoning plans for the area around Grand Central Terminal including new skyscrapers and transportation improvements.
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his first executive budget Thursday, a $73.9 billion proposal in line with his reflexively liberal vision of greater government involvement for the less fortunate.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has made the unusual and bold decision to forcefully interject himself into the race for City Council speaker.
Seven council members attended a forum Wednesday night as they vie to fill a position that could provide key support — and potentially fierce opposition — to incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The center will offer up-to-date information on the construction and feature interactive exhibits. It will also let residents get a feel for the coming subway line.
Residents said they were told that their rents will be going up on June 1, with rent increases ranging anywhere from $100 to over $900 a month.
City Councilman Dan Garodnick said postcards have been flooding in, suggesting he use a website called FlipKey.com to rent out his apartment when he’s out of town.
The goal of the redesigned signs, according to city officials, is to give drivers the information they need to find a legal parking spot.
Bill sponsor Dan Garodnick said what should be a good experience for tourists can sometimes lead to huge fares announced only at the end of the ride.
New York City Council Member Dan Garodnick (D-4th) has called for a moratorium on evictions until Jan. 1 in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
A bill has been introduced that would allow customers to eat at tables on the sidewalk starting at 10 a.m. on Sundays. Right now, restaurants cannot serve diners outside until noon.