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NYC Council bills could slow ‘revolving door’ between City...

City Hall at City Hall Park. A bill is expected to be introduced on January 18 limiting lobbying activity from former high-ranking...

‘Nowhere to go’: Brooklyn tenants displaced after fire...

Clarissa Young’s apartment is being gutted after a fire tore thought it on Dec. 16, 2022. Thirteen families were displaced from their...

NJ-bound side of Holland Tunnel to close overnight for...

Vehicles wait in traffic to enter Holland Tunnel. The Port Authority said the closures are necessary to repair damage from Hurricane...

Extra Extra: It's undeniable that George Santos likes sweaters

Because his passion for knitwear is a fact, here are your end-of-day links: East Hampton gun club is dangerous, Gov. Kathy Hochul...

Madison Square Park welcomes a gleaming golden giant by...

"Witness," part of an installation by the celebrated Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander, was installed last week in Madison...

NYC will offer free abortion pills at 4 city-run sexual...

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) attend and speak at the 37th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January...

Governors Ball 2023 headed to Flushing Meadows Corona Park...

After several years at Citi Field, Governors Ball 2023 will take place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park June 9 to 11, with headliners...

Waitlist for federally subsidized Section 8 housing in...

New Jersey residents can now pre-apply for Section 8 housing. The program asks residents to pay about one-third of their income to...

Early Addition: What happens when pickleball is 'over'...

Because Hell's Kitchen is the latest neighborhood to get a pickleball fight, here are your early links: The city's most egregiously...

Police officer shot in the arm in the Bronx, NYPD says

The shooting occurred just after 3 a.m. Tuesday in the Bronx. [ more › ]

Why NYC bars are stocking up opioid overdose meds in the...

People celebrate New Year’s Eve in a bar near Times Square on Jan. 1, 2023. NYC is rolling out a new program to curtail overdoses...

NYC housing nonprofit urges policy changes to support migrants

Migrants arrive at the Port Authority bus terminal in New York. New York City shelter provider Win is currently housing more than...

Hochul, Adams have big housing plans; some question whether...

Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams during a joint appearance at the Javits Center in July. The two Democrats in recent weeks have...

Rikers Island is supposed to close in 2027, so why is Mayor...

A sign marks the location of the Rikers Correctional Center in the East River on March 9, 2021. The jailed population would have to...

At Harlem’s Apollo Theater, the Rev. Martin Luther King’s...

WNYC's annual celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. returned to the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Sunday, just ahead of Monday's...

New York Harbor School charts expansion as it teaches next...

One of the school’s more than 300 partners is the Billion Oyster Project. Students in the scuba diving program monitor oyster health...