New Park In Lower Manhattan Features Picnic Area, Pingpong TablesThose on their lunch break in lower Manhattan now have a new area to enjoy their time outside the office.
Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough PresidentCity Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
Harassment Allegations Against Assemblyman Cause Political RippleA Brooklyn City Council candidate has called for an investigation into New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), after another scandal involving his opponent was discovered.
City Council Green-Lights Cornell's Roosevelt Island CampusThe $2 billion Cornell University Roosevelt Island Technology Campus and Office Complex project is slated to break ground next year.
Oh Rats! City Councilwoman Wants NYC To Tackle Post-Sandy Rodent ProblemJessica Lappin said that in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the rodents have been moving from the city's shorelines into waterfront neighborhoods.
NYC Council Members Still Awaiting Traffic Safety Info From DOTTwo members of the New York City Council say they are waiting for the city Department of Transportation to obey the law.
Some Local Lawmakers: Building UES Garbage Center Makes No Sense Citing the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, opponents of a planned Marine Transfer Station at East 91st Street have filed a federal lawsuit to block construction of the garbage dump.
Survey Says Commuters Aren't Happy With MTA Subway Trash Can RemovalThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been taking out the garbage cans in New York City subway stations, and a new survey has suggested commuters want the program scrapped.
LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central ParkThe way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880's Rich Lamb reported.
Councilwoman Takes Aim At Electric BikesA city council member is vowing to crack down on illegal electric bikes in New York City. Councilwoman Jessica Lappin says that she has received a number of complaints from residents.
UES Residents, Lawmakers Protest Proposed Garbage Station Along East River Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney says after years of revitalizing the East River waterfront, building a garbage station would damage the health and safety of those living in the residential neighborhood.
Upper East Side Residents Put Up A Stink Against Planned Garbage Transfer StationOn any given day, New York City generates roughly 35,000 tons of garbage. But now, a plan to find a new home for some of it is generating controversy.
Councilmembers Upset Over MTA Testimony On False ReportsIn the wake of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s revelation that reports on signal inspections were falsified over the past decade, Transit officials are now testifying about the workflow and council members are still angry.