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Will Pay Phone Wi-Fi Produce More Net Access?

Aug 05, 2014

Pay phone density in New York City New Yorkers are one step closer to seeing the city's antiquated pay phones turned into much more useful Wi-Fi hotspots. As the City's Department


New Advocacy Guide Maps Path to Improved Parks

Jul 30, 2014

Parternships for Parks' Leah Worrell presents a new advocacy guide (photo: Katrina Shakarian) Four years ago, Faye Hill retired from a career as a legal secretary and decided to get involved


Schneiderman's Share of the Moreland Mess

Jul 29, 2014

Eric Schneiderman and Andrew Cuomo (Mike Groll/AP) A plethora of questions surround Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's involvement in the Moreland Commission on Public Corruption. Both Democrats and Republicans have called on


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, July 27

Jul 27, 2014

New York City Hall WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS? "The de Blasio family will return to New York City this afternoon, and will spend their first night at Gracie