Yetta Kurland

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

LGBT Activist Corey Johnson Wins Council Seat After Reportedly Heated Race

Gay rights activist Corey Johnson has won the nomination for the 3rd District City Council seat being vacated by Speaker Christine Quinn, following a contest described in published reports as “vicious.”

09/11/2013

Columbia University students Zoe Ridolfi-Starr, left, and Quitze Valenzuela-Stookey react with other demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street protests as the announcement that they would not have to leave the park for a cleanup crew was made, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Can Stay At Zuccotti Park After Owners Postpone Cleanup

Brookfield Office Management, the owners of the park, said they are “Withdrawing their request from earlier in the week for police assistance during their cleaning operation.”

10/14/2011

West Village Hospital Rally

Hundreds Rally For New Hospital To Replace The Lost St. Vincent’s

On the first anniversary of the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital, hundreds gathered to rally for a new hospital to be built in their community.

04/30/2011