Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

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.

Trump protest in NYC draws Alec Baldwin, Michael Moore, Bill de Blasio and more

New York crowds filled the streets to rally against Donald Trump’s controversial policies hours before he assumed office.

Queens voters reflect on Trump, first president from borough

Even though Donald Trump may be the first Queens native to be elected president of the United States, many of its residents feel they won’t see the borough represented in the Oval Office.

Cuomo more trusted to fight Trump than de Blasio, poll says

When it comes to protecting them from Trump, New Yorkers are turning to Albany’s top leader.

IDNYC launches online application system

New Yorkers looking to get a municipal ID can now complete most of the work online.

BigApps competition includes LinkNYC installation opportunity

This year’s competition aims to create software to help immigrants, teens and the elderly.

Trump Tower headaches: Council holds hearing on Fifth Ave challenges

The city, cops and business leaders look for solutions for “Trumplock.”

IDNYC free for third year with more discounts, memberships

The city’s municipal ID system gets new perks but remains open to all New Yorkers.

Reported hate crimes prompt NYC to launch ‘bias response team’

A new team will respond to any bias incident in the city.

Immigrants, electeds march to Trump Tower to fight discrimination

Hundreds of people took to the streets to demand the president elect back off his discriminatory rhetoric and policies.

NYC biotech industry to get big boost from new de Blasio initiative

The city wants to do for bio engineering what it has done for tech.

NYC pensions must be free from fossil fuel cash: Advocates

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