Sen. Brad Hoylman
The fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York state — the last state to prohibit cage matches with small gloves — has resumed with a state Senate committee advancing legislation.
Citing thousands of young runaways turned away from New York shelters whose funding has been slashed, a state lawmaker is calling on the Legislature to restore the money.
It is quite literally the city that never sleeps for residents of Westminster in the East Village. Tenants filed complaints over noisy air conditioner and refrigerator units that cool the 7-11 on Avenue A.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been thinking big even as his time at City Hall nears its end, pushing the City Council to approve a rezoning plan that could bring a new generation of skyscrapers to the area around Grand Central Station.
Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.
On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.