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City Diverts Tons Of Food Waste From Landfills

The city says more than 2,500 tons of New York restaurant food waste has been diverted from landfills in the past six months — for use as compost, or donations to food banks.

11/24/2013

FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Signs NYC Ban Of Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.

11/19/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)/Ray Kelly (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says He’s ‘Cleared The Air’ With Kelly

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Harlem.

11/16/2013

A shopper walks out of Bloomingdale's past a homeless man in Manhattan on Jan. 29, 2010. (credit: Getty Images)

Analysis: NYC Poverty Rate Held Steady From 2000 To 2012

The city’s Center for Economic Opportunity released its survey Thursday. It used U.S. Census Bureau data from 2000 and 2012.

11/14/2013

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Won’t Pass Midtown East Rezoning Before Bloomberg Leaves Office

The plan, which would have rezoned a 73-block area around Grand Central Terminal, has been the subject of weeks of contentious debate as the clock tickets down to the expiration of Bloomberg’s third and final term at year’s end.

11/12/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Says He Hopes De Blasio Administration ‘Even Better’

Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he hopes for a “seamless transition.”

11/08/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Police Unions File Motion To Intervene In Stop-And-Frisk Dispute

The unions representing more than 29,000 of the NYPD’s 35,000 members filed papers Thursday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

11/07/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Names Transition Team Leaders As Agenda Goes Under Microscope

Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.

11/06/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After Election

A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.

11/01/2013

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City Attorney To Appeals Court: Halt Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Attorney Celeste Koeleveld asked the 2nd U.S. District Court of Appeals to suspend a Manhattan U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s August ruling.

10/29/2013

A damaged chair sits on the beach in Coney Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Rebuilding Efforts Making NYC More Resilient To Future Storms

Speaking Tuesday on Coney Island, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city has “made an enormous amount of progress” over the past year.

10/29/2013

Michael Bloomberg and other elected officials announce a new round of Sandy Aid for New York state and New York City on Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New York State To Receive $2.1 Billion More In Federal Superstorm Sandy Aid

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Monday that the state will receive nearly $2.1 billon, and the city will get over $1.3 billion.

10/28/2013

A person walks by a new Bansky work on a side of a wall on Oct. 3, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg Bashes Banksy’s Street Art

The renowned British street artist, whose keeps his identity secret, is doing a month-long “residency” in New York, using the city’s walls as his canvas.

10/16/2013

Juliet with Cardinal Egan

Thousands Line Fifth Avenue For Annual Columbus Day Parade

Italian Americans celebrated their culture and heritage at the 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York City.

10/14/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Frustration Mounts Over Government Shutdown

Some of New York’s political heavyweights voiced their frustration Sunday over the partial government shutdown, which entered its sixth day.

10/06/2013

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