Gale Brewer

NYC Leaders Release Report With Suggestions To Improve Police-Community RelationsAdams said ultimately the report examines how to improve relationships between police and the community and reach common ground.
Report: Some City Curbs Miss The Cut For People With DisabilitiesA new report says parts of curbs in New York City aren't up to code for people with disabilities.
Manhattan Borough President's Report Finds Problems With Curb Cuts Designed To Help DisabledThey found that just 115, or 9.5 percent, were fully compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship ParadeUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women's soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes -- especially girls.
Moms March Against Domestic Violence On Mother's DayThe fourth-annual Brooklyn Bridge Mother's Day walk was founded by Dawn Diaz on behalf of her late mother and other victims of domestic violence.
Commissioner Bratton, Elected Officials Mark Denim Day With Rally Against Sexual ViolenceCommissioner Bratton said rape is too often not reported and urged victims to come forward.
Manhattan Borough President Seeks Rent Mediation For Mom-And-Pop BusinessesUnder Brewer's proposal, if a landlord seeks to jack up a store's rent, a mediator would try to work out a deal. If one cannot be reached, the business would receive a one-year extension so that it has time to find a new space.
Officials, Businesses Not Happy With Planned NBA All-Star Concert At Flatiron Public PlazaFears are being expressed that an NBA All-Star concert next week in one of the city's busiest neighborhoods could hurt local business and stop traffic.
Rep. Maloney Announces Social Media Campaign In Support Of Women's History MuseumU.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Saturday kicked off a campaign urging the creation of a National Women’s History Museum.
Group Launches Campaign Against Airbnb In NYCA group of New York elected officials, community activists and housing advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to launch a campaign against the home-sharing company Airbnb.
Activists, Officials Call For More Women To Register To VoteTuesday marked the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
Lawmakers To Look At Regulating Costumed Characters In Times Square 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.