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–A look at the latest fundraising numbers for city elections coming up in four months, including in District 2, where a crowded field is competing …

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–A bicyclist, 74-year-old Xin Kang Wang, died 10 days after he was doored by a taxi passenger. Wang lived on the Lower East Side. [Daily …

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–State Sen. Brad Hoylman wants a stay of all tenant cases filed by landlord Steve Croman. [EV Grieve]

–The principal of PS 64 says the …

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–NYCHA came to the Baruch Houses to talk up a $355 million initiative to fix crumbling buildings. [Channel 11]

–The city has filed a lawsuit …

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–Ian Schrager has announced his new Public Hotel will open on Chrystie St. June 7. Starting prices for rooms, similar to “cabins on a yacht,” …

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–The City Council is expected to approve two bills today aimed at improving pedestrian safety. [AMNY]

–A New York City Councilman wants to create an …

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–The mayor is boasting about the new citywide ferry service, which served 11,000 riders in the first week of service to and from the Rockaways. …

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–A Lower East Side resident has paid a $1000 fine for listing an affordable, city-subsidized co-op on East 6th Street on Airbnb. [Daily News]

–An …

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–DA Cy Vance announced the indictment of 26-year-old Stefan Hoyte, who was driving 111 mph when he crashed on the Williamsburg Bridge, killing 21-year-old Amanda …

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–Remembering Chinese-American scholar Peter Kwong, “who had a reputation for being salty and blunt, yet tender with those he cared about.” In recent years, “Kwong …

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–Housing advocates are mounting a sustained campaign against Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen. In making the case that Glen is too cozy with former real estate …

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–Thousands of people have showed up at the offices of Asian Americans for Equality, seeking help in filling out affordable housing applications for Essex Crossing. …

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–Tenants were offered buyouts by East Village landlord Raphel Toledano. Now the over-extended property owner is in financial trouble and those tenants have been left …

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–The rent freeze is over. In a preliminary vote, the Rent Guidelines Board approves increases in one-year leases ranging from 1 to 3%. [The Daily …

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–The commanding officer of the 7th Precinct says of The DL, “They don’t have the best interest of the community in mind,” after a late …