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NYC pensions must be free from fossil fuel cash: Advocates

A green group says New York can do more financially to help the environment.

Cops investigate ‘pizzagate’ threat at Williamsburg pizzeria

The NYPD said it is looking into the call made at Roberta’s.

BookCourt in Cobble Hill closing its doors after 35 years

The Cobble Hill store owners are retiring after decades of work in the community.

NY bill mandates tax return for pres candidates

A state leader said it’s time to take a stand against candidates who try to prevent transparency.

Council bill would give workers more leeway for scheduling

A city legislation would prevent “on call” scheduling for retail workers.

NYPD TrafficStat database is now available online

New Yorkers now have access to every single vehicular incident reported.

HIV diagnoses in NYC at record low: Health Dept.

The city’s new diagnoses saw a decline last year, but officials say more work has to be done.

Citi Bike expansion in NYC would require taxpayer dollars: Council

The council put forth a bold proposal to get every neighborhood bike share access in four year.

De Blasio vows to block Trump’s controversial policies

The mayor laid out specifics on how he will counter any policy that harms minorities, women and immigrants.

Ad-Rock, Andrew Cuomo speak out against NYC hate crimes

The Beastie Boys member joined a growing list of New Yorkers calling on the country to reject hate following the election.

How Trump will affect New York City

No one can predict how the president-elect will change life in the Big Apple, but experts say there are ways people can prepare for his administration.

NYC voter turnout was 55.98 %: BOE

Voter turnout appeared to take a slight dip in 2016.

NYC streets have over 660,000 trees, parks department census finds

The trees are alive in the Big Apple.

Immigrants are boosting the NY economy, state report says

The Empire State has become the second spot for foreign newcomers.

Astor Place cube returns after two years, several delays

The iconic steel art piece is back home.

Greenwich Village landmark district extension being considered by LPC

The final phase of the proposed Greenwhich Village historical district passed the first hurdle.

New York Cares launches texting program to increase coat donations

New York Cares is going mobile to meet the huge demand for coats this winter.

NY Comedy Festival brings laughs throughout boros

The annual laugh fest is changing things up this year.

Red Hook NYCHA apartments still moldy after Sandy: Report

The homes near the Brooklyn coast are still dealing with troubles four years after the super storm.

Statue of Liberty turns 130: A look back at Lady Liberty’s history

New York’s most iconic symbol just turned 130 and she hasn’t lost her luster.