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Tensions ran high at City Hall today as residents of Greenwich Village squared off with New York University administrators and city construction workers over NYU's 2031 expansion project.The project calls for the construction of four new buildings, three of which would be constructed on land alread ... More >>
This morning at the St. Mark's Bookshop, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Cooper Union president Jamshed Bharucha, and the owners of the store held a press conference on the subject of the store's recent rent agreement with Cooper. Some of the usual suspects in East Village politic ... More >>
Felder: His Quinn no-vote makes some gay leaders squirmby T.J. Raphael Last week Wayne Barrett criticized newly elected Comptroller John Liu for his appointment of Deputy Comptroller Simcha Felder, a city councilman who had refused to support human rights and gay equality bills that Liu him ... More >>
New York is so gay that even its law enforcement officials look for political support from the LGBT community. All three current candidates for Manhattan D.A. -- Richard Aborn, Leslie Crocker-Snyder, and Cy Vance, Jr.(pictured, center) -- sent us photos of themselves at the Pride Parade. Now ... More >>
The Times says today that Manhattan D.A. candidate Richard Aborn "Aims to Raise His Profile" in that race, and that he does so mainly via endorsements. We'll say -- his office alerts us to each one (other candidates are also encouraged to do so), and he's had plenty, most recently those of four Demo ... More >>
At PolitickerNY, Azi Paybarah sees Manhattan D.A. candidate Richard Aborn pursuing an "Early-Endorsement Strategy." His office certainly sends out plenty such notices: in the past few weeks we've been alerted to his endorsements by the Broadway Democrats and the Gramercy Stuyvesant Independent Democ ... More >>
If yesterday's state assembly hearing on stadium funding focused on the big guns, today was for the hoi polloi. The city Industrial Development Agency is required to hold a public hearing before voting on new projects - in this case, $342 million in new tax-free bonds for the Yankees and Mets - so s ... More >>
Exploiting a Depression-era loophole, more landlords are booting renters for short-term hotel guests
Call them the popular front to MoveOn.org's dogged efforts to defeat Republicans at the ballot box this November. Today the anti-Bush campaign World Can't Wait is pledging to bring legions of fellow Bush foes to the streets here in New York and in cities across the country, in a collective manife ... More >>
Some LGBT rights groups are aiming to burst the ostensibly gay-friendly Bloomberg's balloon. (NYC.gov) A day after Freddy Ferrer was cheered as he blasted Mayor Bloomberg's gay marriage stance at an annual dinner for the Empire State Pride Agenda, the organization's head said Friday he was "fed up" ... More >>
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