Enough with the jokes about how the City Council does nothing but ceremonially rename streets. This week its members will take on the most basic of New York's indignities: the unexpected parking ticket.
Every New Yorker knows the feeling of having one's daily schedule disrupted without advance wa ... More >>
As City Council contenders gear up for the race to City Hall, they want to make sure we know that they have lots and lots of friends. Because only popular kids are allowed to eat at the City Council table, right?
Ari Kagan, currently the district leader of Brooklyn, recited names from his Facebook ... More >>
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So now that the soda ban has been passed, could forcing NYC restaurants to list allergy-inducing ingredients be the next source of controversy ... More >>
As SUNY Downstate Medical Center reels from recent management changes and layoffs, area pols are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo help the hospital.
Today, a group of Brooklyn electeds sent a letter to Cuomo asking for immediate assistance so that critical services and medical training could conti ... More >>
Some months after the City Council grilled the New York Police Department's policy on of traffic crashes -- and ongoing criticism of its handling of the Mathieu Lefevre case -- several members want to establish a taskforce to investigate the Department's accident policy, which has long come under f ... More >>
A week after midtown storefronts were vandalized with swastikas, there are reports of more of the symbols being found in Brooklyn over the weekend in Midwood. DCPI told Runnin' Scared they are is being investigated as "possible bias incidents"
The rain didn't stop a group of religious leaders and elected officials from rallying outside Morris High School in the Bronx today before the mayor's State of the City speech. Around 100 protestors were fenced in a block away from the school chanting under a sea of umbrellas. They had trekked to th ... More >>
4,278: That's the magic number of teacher layoffs Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed for New York City, plus another 1,500 teaching jobs cut via attrition, in his new budget, announced today. The cuts aim to save $400 million across agencies to address "a multibillion-dollar deficit in his ... More >>
It's official: New Yorkers will complain about anything snow-related. Oh, the street didn't get plowed fast enough? Complain! Slush is gross? Salt stains are annoying? Train's a few minutes late? Flight's delayed? Complain! Complain! Complain! Now the city overcompensates for its prior ... More >>
Good morning and welcome to Runnin' Scared Weekends 2.0 I'm Rosie - you might remember me as the intern that went on embarrassingly public dates and got on Dov Charney's bad side. Now I'm taking over weekends here from the venerable Joe Coscarelli. So! Let's begin.
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