Earlier this month, the New York City Council passed legislation that would create a system allowing businesses to set up dining sheds on city streets for April through November and to remove them in the winter months.
Outdoor dining will become a permanent part of New York City, but new rules mean significant changes, like forcing the removal of dining sheds in the winter.
The New York City Council will vote Thursday to decide the future of outdoor dining in the city.
The deal will spare cuts to libraries across the city, but there will be at least $29M in cuts to homeless service providers.
While all three candidates focused on promoting affordable housing and controlling gentrification in Harlem, Salaam capitalized on his celebrity in neighborhoods that consider the Central Park Five — also called the Exonerated Five —heroes.
Kristin Richardson Jordan, who represents Harlem's 9th Council District, announced that she would be dropping out of the race following a turbulent first few years in office.
The City Council plans to cap fees for outdoor dining, benefitting smaller restaurants that relied on outdoor dining to stay afloat during the pandemic.
The proposed bill could potentially make people with higher incomes pay more for the same parking violations as someone who gets paid less.
The bill would not prohibit the adoption of the popular pets from local animal shelters and rescue groups.
So far this year, lithium-ion batteries have caused 45 fires and killed three people, according to the FDNY.
The proposal comes amid a rise in fires sparked by e-bike batteries.
The city is sounding the alarm over one billion dollars in unpaid water bills.
Families currently have to make less than about $82,000 a year to qualify for city-funded daycare centers. If you don’t, you have to go to private daycares that can cost thousands of dollars a month.
Salaam is hoping to win the seat for District 9, which covers Central and East Harlem.
Members of the community came together today to remember the 17 lives lost, including 8 children.
"Park Your Fleet" reads a sign hanging over an abandoned gas station on a lot in Harlem.
Protesters targeted New York City Council member Erik Bottcher's Hell's Kitchen home with demeaning graffiti and allegedly entered the building.
A New York City Councilman is issuing a dire warning about the city's future due to a migrant influx.
Fare evasion costs the NYC subway system $500M in revenue this year. Now the agency that runs the system is hiring private guards to try to slow down turnstile jumping.
In addition to high-profile cases of violence so harrowing that some New Yorkers have been scared off from the using the subway system, minor stabbings and assaults are frequent.