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City Council approves zoning changes to legalize casinos in the Big Apple

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams (left) helped pass a zoning text amendment to allow casinos in certain corners of the city. Thursday, April 18, 2024. Credit John McCarten/NYC Council Media…

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Super Bowl LVIII: Taylor Swift watches Kansas City beat San Francisco

Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and the Kansas City Chiefs are back-to-back Super Bowl champions. Mahomes threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Hardman with 3 seconds left in overtime, and…

Latest NYC housing corruption is tip of the iceberg for city gov’t

Last week’s bribery charges against 70 New York City Housing Authority employees are just the latest in a long list of scandals by low- and mid-level public workers in New…

City releases finalized rules for permanent outdoor dining program

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Mayor Adams doubles paid parental leave to 12 weeks as city contines to face staffing shortages

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‘How Many Stops Act’: City Council set to vote Tuesday to override Mayor Adams’ veto of police reporting bill

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams announced the legislature will attempt to override Mayor Eric Adams’ veto of the “How Many Stops Act” with a vote on Jan. 30. File photo/Dean…

City Wide Apartments Paying $260K After Broker Fee Controversy

  Two years ago, City Wide Apartments agent Ari Wilford came under fire for allegedly charging nearly $20,000 for a broker fee on the Upper West Side. The state went…

Mayor Adams to announce new skatepark projects across NYC in State of the City speech

Skateboarders doing their daily grind across New York City will soon have four upgraded skate parks to refine that trick. Mayor Adams is expected to announce at his State of…

City legislators must step up to make Albany help NYC handle migrants

Albany has a duty to help ease New York City’s migrant pain, and the more than 40% of the Legislature hailing from the city — including Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie…