Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

De Blasio on Hot 97: Cuomo and I aren’t like Drake and Meek Mill

Hip Hop fans are weighing in on the ongoing rocky relationship between de Blasio and Cuomo.

LinkNYC continues rapid public Wi-Fi expansion in Brooklyn, Queens

As the updated pay phones continue to have a bigger presence in New York, activists want more features.

New York Girl Scouts patch honors suffrage centennial

New York Girl Scouts will honor women’s history with a special badge

Garment District rezoning plan opposed by fashion workers

Fashion workers say a city proposal for Midtown would leave their industry hanging by a thread.

NYC seeks designs for new ‘I Voted’ election sticker

The future of the election day sticker is in the hands of New Yorkers.

NYC outlines plan to fight opioid crisis

The city wants anti OD meds in the hands of civilians as the number of opioid related deaths climb.

NYC rolls out IDNYC mobile van for application help

The city has a new option to apply for IDNYC.

LGBTQ rally for trans rights outside Stonewall Inn

New Yorkers gathered at the Greenwich Village location after the White House reversed federal protections for transgender rights.

Tenants push Council to pass protection legislation

Tenants say the city isn’t moving quickly to pass laws that would prevent landlords from harassing them out of their homes.

Health, tech jobs in NYC saw largest private sector growth

The city has seen major gains in its employment sectors but experts say there are still some questions.

Not My Presidents Day rally in Columbus Circle draws thousands

Thousands of protesters spent their day off to send a message to the president.

Schumer pushes Trump to pay for tower costs

The city spends $100,000 a day to guard the Midtown building.

Spotify is moving to 4 World Trade Center

The steaming company is joining other tech giants in the downtown area.

Jewish groups, New Yorkers rally for refugees

Hundreds gathered once again to stand up against President Trump’s controversial policy.

Pro-Trump rally held outside NYC’s Trump Tower

A small but vocal group of Donald Trump supporters rallied outside his Manhattan home.

NYCHA to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The city’s public housing system will make upgrades to be more environmentally friendly.

Starbucks refugee hiring plan gets support from New Yorkers

City java lovers aren’t afraid of the backlash against the coffee chain.

Battery Park protest rallies NYers against Trump’s immigration ban

New Yorkers made their voices heard following the president’s controversial move.

Mayor details $400M Vision Zero expansion plans

Improved streets, more crossing guards and new tech for cops are some of the ways the city will decrease traffic accidents.

Hart Island grave site access to be increased

Hart’s Island now has greater access to families.