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De Blasio's Next Campaign: Municipal IDs

Dec 16, 2014

(image via IDNYC website) With ambitious goals and an attractive list of cultural benefits, the city's new municipal identification card program, dubbed IDNYC, will launch next month. Recently, Mayor de Blasio announced

 

Reform Agendas Behind Garner Protests Emerge

Dec 11, 2014

Protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge (photo: Michael Nagle/European Pressphoto Agency) You can only take to the streets in protest for so long before people start asking, 'what is it that you

 

Deal Passes, Pay Phones of the Future Coming Soon

Dec 10, 2014

  Mondern pay phone Wi-Fi hubs coming soon (image: link.nyc) NEW YORK—An idea to turn the city's outdated pay phones into high speed Wi-Fi hotspots that started in the Bloomberg administration will

 

Vital Community Hubs, Libraries Toil Underfunded

Dec 09, 2014

The Brooklyn Public Library (photo: gig_nyc via flickr) NEW YORK—As digital technology began to expand at the turn of the century, it seemed public libraries would go the way of the