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Council Deal For Kingsbridge Armory Ice-Rink Complex

Dec 10, 2013

The City Council took the biggest leap yet in ensuring the Bronx’s long-vacant Kingsbridge Armory development into an ice-skating rink complex, approving the project and closing out the largest hurdle


Unregistered Lobbyists May Get One-Year Amnesty

Dec 10, 2013

Lobbyists who have not registered with the city since December 2006 will have a year-long amnesty from financial penalties under a Council law passed on Tuesday. The goal of the amnesty


Want A Minute With The Next Mayor?

Dec 10, 2013

Imagine for a moment that you’ve got a minute of Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's time. What should be his top priorities as the next mayor? Hizzoner will face a raft of


Liu Praises Krueger For Marijuana Bill

Dec 10, 2013

City comptroller John Liu sees major upside to legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana in New York City--an upside to the tune of $400 million annually which he says could be


Did Moreland Investigate Gov Cuomo Or Not?

Dec 05, 2013

Members of the Moreland Commission To Investigate Public Corruption have made conflicting statements this week about whether the panel seriously investigated anyone other than the Legislature — like, you know,