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weprin
John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin will be running against retired television exec and Republican Bob Turner for former Congressman Anthony Weiner's seat. What's at stake in this election and...does it matter?
battlebrooklyn
John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
When Forest City Ratner announced their plan to build the $2.5 billion Atlantic Yards in Prospect Heights, Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky turned on their cameras.VIDEO
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
July 10, 2011 6:53 PM | 1 Comment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has had a busy six months, full of what some might call legislative miracles.
handbags_picnik
John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
City Council Member Chin's bill would impose fines, jailtime on those who purchase counterfeit goods.
poweroutage
Daniel T. Allen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
Whether it's a summer heatwave or a midwinter storm, here are tips for what to break out in a blackout.
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
In small claims court, you can sue people, corporations, associations and partnerships for up to $5,000 without a lawyer. Here's what you need to know.
Assemblyman David Weprin (pictured) will run against Republican Bob Turner in Tuesday's special election for the 9th Congressional District. Recent political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could turn the historically Democratic district against Weprin. Flickr/azipaybarah.
City Hall News  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Updated: July 10, 2011 | Comments
Everything to be said about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's string of victories has been said tenfold. So on to this week’s more unsung winners, and yes, the losers too…
deutschebankfire
John Farley  |  July 8, 2011 11:04 AM | Comments
On Wednesday, the third and final defendant -- construction supervisor Mitchel Alvo -- was acquitted of murder charges in the deaths of two firefighters in the 2007 fire at the former Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan.
Last Sunday's Gay Pride Parade revelers. Flickr.
John Farley  |  June 28, 2011 10:45 AM | 1 Comment
City officials and entrepreneurs are seeing dollar signs as gay couples prepared to exchange vows on July 30 when the Marriage Equality Act goes into effect.
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