City Council

Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 1:51am

A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.

Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 12:14am

Residents of Upper Manhattan will be riding around on Citi Bikes if local politicians have their way.

Tue, Feb 18, 2014, 1:30am

City Council member Helen Rosenthal and the family of Cooper Stock, a nine-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a taxi last month on West 97th Street and West End Avenue, are proposing a law that would mandate license suspensions and investigations for taxi drivers who kill or injure pedestrians.

Mon, Jan 27, 2014, 1:49am

At District 7 City Council member Mark Levine’s inauguration Sunday, local politicians and residents spoke of his need to unite the diverse neighborhoods of his district.

Fri, Nov 22, 2013, 3:13am

In a panel event downtown, Levine joined other uptown politicians in outlining his hopes for Northern Manhattan neighborhoods during de Blasio’s first 100 days in New York.

Wed, Nov 13, 2013, 12:00am

NYCHA must consult with the community before it pursues large-scale projects.

Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 3:16am

Veteran Harlem politician Inez Dickens has her heart set on becoming speaker of the City Council early next year, but a number of new challenges stand in her way.

Fri, Oct 4, 2013, 1:25am

City officials are moving forward with a proposal to designate most of West End Avenue as a historic district—expanding historic preservation for even more of the Upper West Side.

Thu, Sep 5, 2013, 3:31am

When they go to the polls on Tuesday in the Democratic primary, Upper West Side voters will choose their next City Council member from a slate of candidates with long resumes in local community leadership or Democratic politics.

Wed, Sep 4, 2013, 1:49am

Mark Levine has racked up endorsements and funds in the greater Morningside Heights City Council race, but his opponents are going on the attack with a week to go before the Democratic primary.