Council divided over plastic bag surcharge bill

The proposal to add a surcharge at the checkout line sparked a heated debate at the City Council.

Corrections department lays out reform for city jails

The city’s correction’s department will rethink the way it administers solitary confinement.

Bushwick councilman wants SantaCon out of neighborhood

Rafael Espinal Jr. wants nothing to do with the infamous holiday bar crawl.

Council committee to hold hearing on plastic bag surcharge bill

A battle will be brewing over a piece of legislation that could charge New Yorkers for using plastic bags at stores.

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel to get post-Sandy repairs

More than $282 million will be going to bring the Brooklyn-Manhattan tunnel.

City’s future public phone design revealed

The bold plan to create the largest free Wi-Fi zone in the world took shape.

GOP sends Red Bull to de Blasio after late arrival

New York Republicans didn’t hesitate to call out the mayor for arriving late to the Flight 587 memorial.

Cops hunt for armed jewelry store robbers

Two men allegedly staged an armed robbery which shut down an entire Midtown block.

Chin to introduce noise pollution data collection bill

A piece of legislation would help track the city’s noisiest sections.

Dr. Craig Spencer released from Bellevue after Ebola recovery

The New York doctor diagnosed with ebola has a clean bill of health.

More than 52,000 .nyc sites registered in first month

The city’s latest tech initiative is on to a hot start.

City’s tech industry saw $14.2 billion in investment over last decade

The city’s tech industry is not only boosting New York’s economy, it’s making it a role model for the rest of the world.

Under 1 million voted in NYC on election day

This year’s election was the lowest in the city’s history.

Star Wars Episode VII title revealed

The latest chapter in the sci fi saga now has an official name.

Park Slope pet group starts petition to bring dogs back to The Gate

Pet advocates are rallying behind the Park Slope bar.

Bloomberg registers 400 .nyc sites

The former mayor was extra cautious when it came to protecting his online presence.

New York marathon competitors challenged by cold, wind

Rough weather didn’t deter the 50,000 New York City Marathon runners or the millions of fans cheering them on.

City ready to excite runners, fans at this year’s marathon

This year’s marathon promises to be the biggest one yet.

Sandy recovery progressing, but still not finished

Residents in the neighborhoods affected by the Oct. 29, 2012, storm say they saw a lot of progress in their road back to normal, but things are far from 100%.

One World Trade Center observation deck details revealed

Visitors to the city’s most anticipated attraction will get a lot more than an incredible view.