Lawmakers Join Tenants, Advocates At Rally Against ‘Construction Harassment’Residents at a Bronx apartment building said they're living a nightmare -- harassed and forced to live in deplorable conditions.
Airbnb Slams Proposed City Council Bill Over Steep FinesWhile Councilman Jumaane Williams conceded the $50,000 maximum fine might be a little steep, he said it wouldn't be levied against the occasional Airbnb user.
City Council Bill Takes Aim At Illegal Airbnb RentalsThe fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.
NYC Council Members Make Push For Plastic Bag LegislationCouncilman Brad Lander, D-Brooklyn, said the bill would require retail and grocery stores to charge customers a dime for each single-use plastic bag.
City Council Members Rally For Bill Aimed At Curbing Idling In NYCActivists gathered at City Hall Tuesday morning in support of a new proposal to put citizens on patrol to crack down on idling cars in New York City.
Council Member Wants To Train Citizens To Spot, Turn-In Illegal IdlersExhaust coming from cars idling all around the city has one council member hoping to put an end to it, with the help of everyday citizens.
City Council To Hold Hearing Before Installation Of Proposed UWS Citi Bike Docking StationsBefore dozens of Citi Bike docking stations begin popping up along the Upper West Side, City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal said they want to hear from the people who will be affected by them.
$2,000 Reward Offered Following Attacks In Riverside ParkA $2,000 reward is being offered following two vicious attacks in Riverside Park.
'Poor Door' To Get Redesign At West Side Manhattan Skyscraper As Opposition To Them MountsResidents of the affordable portion will now get shared access to a courtyard and a roof deck facing the Hudson River.