Survey Finds Numerous Problems At NYC Subway StationsState Sen. Daniel Squadron had his staff and interns busy this summer, studying 53 stations in his district of Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn.
DOT Installs Pedestrian Island, Crosswalk At Dangerous LES IntersectionCrossing Delancey and Pitt streets in the Lower East Side just got safer.
Lawmakers, Advocates Call For Stronger Push Against Gun ViolenceJust days before the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, New Yorkers joined people in all 50 states for a national day against gun violence.
Squadron Calls For Clarity In Police Policy After 'Shop-And-Frisk' IncidentsNew York State Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) announced legislation Monday that would require the NYPD to disclose the extra police services it provides to businesses, in light of allegations of racial profiling at department stores.
New Park Partially Opens At Pier 42 On Lower East SideOfficials on Saturday opened part of the new waterfront park at Pier 42 on the Lower East Side.
Lawmakers: G Train Riders Deserve Better ServiceTwo New York State senators called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to undertake a review of G train service in Brooklyn and Queens.
Lawmakers, Tenants Call For Overhaul Of NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Saying the Rent Guidelines Board is stacked against renters, politicians and tenants rallied on the steps of City Hall Monday in support of state measure that would give the City Council veto power over the mayor's nominees on the board.
Local Leaders Want Macy's Fireworks Display To Return To East RiverThe show was moved in 2009 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s journey up the Hudson River.
Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street 'Really Hurting Small Businesses, Families'Bloomberg said nobody has been a stronger defender of the protesters' First Amendment rights than he's been but he stresses he's concerned about the rights of the people who live and work in lower Manhattan.
NYC Council Considering Permit Parking For Some NeighborhoodsIt's rarely easy finding a spot in New York City, but now a new proposal could make your life a lot less stressful. City residents may soon be given neighborhood parking permits.
Residents: Idling Cruise Ships Choking BrooklynThe Queen Mary 2 and other cruise ships that call Brooklyn home apparently aren't good neighbors.