New York City Department of Consumer Affairs

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NYC Official: You Better Watch Out For Scams While Shopping For The Holidays

New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin said scammers can be more active during the holiday shopping season.

11/23/2014

Plane flies Swastika banner on July 12, 2014 (Credit: proswastika.org/)

NY Assemblyman Looks To Ground Swastika Sky Banners

The banner was paid for by the International Raelian Movement, a religion based in Switzerland whose followers believe life on earth was created by a species of aliens.

07/14/2014

Jerry Delakas in front of his newly reopened Astor Place newsstand, Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Long-Standing Astor Place Newsstand Closed Down By City Reopens

Operator Jerry Delakas attended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Gracie Mansion open house on Jan. 5 and talked to the mayor briefly about his trouble. Delakas’ lawyer credits de Blasio for helping his client reopen.

01/14/2014