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Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer calls for end to "poor doors." (credit: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer/Twitter)

Manhattan Borough President Pushes For Legislation To Ban ‘Poor Doors’

While some city council members have continued to fight a planned apartment complex with separate doors for luxury and affordable units, one official wants to change the law for the future.

07/26/2014

Scott-Stringer

Stringer Wins Contest For New York City Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was elected New York City comptroller Tuesday night, over five other candidates.

11/06/2013

Gale Brewer

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough President

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.

09/11/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Spitzer, Stringer Get Personal At Comptroller Candidates’ Debate

New York City comptroller candidates Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer traded heated barbs Monday night in their second debate.

08/12/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

Photo Credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

No Cars Allowed Until Labor Day On Much Of Central Park East, West Drives

For the next couple of months, much of the East and West drives in Central Park will be closed to automotive traffic.

07/08/2013

Madison Square Garden (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Manhattan BP Stringer Wants Madison Square Garden Separate From Penn Station

Stringer said three times more people commute through Penn Station today than when MSG was first approved in 1963. He is calling on the Garden to move in the next 10 years to allow Penn Station to expand.

03/28/2013

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Outlines ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At City’s Animal Shelters

A new report by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said New York Animal Care and Control shelters are plagued by deplorable conditions and dysfunction at the organizational level.

01/06/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Manhattan Borough President Stringer Announces Run For City Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announced Sunday that he will run for city comptroller next year.

11/18/2012

New Yorkers at Union Square Farmers Market/Getty

Report Highlights Struggles Of Farmers Markets In NYC

Manhattan Borough President Stringer, in a published report, said groups wanting to open farmers markets face high fees, confusing rules and a lack of coordination among agencies.

04/12/2011

Fifth Avenue (credit: CBS 2)

East Or West? Some NYC Street Signs Cause Confusion

All the signs on bus stops lining Fifth Avenue from 59th Street to 110th Street on the Upper East Side said the streets were west streets.

03/23/2011