Politics & Policy

Steel Tariffs May Mean Costlier Construction Projects in NYC

Steel Tariffs May Mean Costlier Construction Projects in NYC

Builders worry that Trump's trade rules could drastically impact the market

Brownsville: Crime Is Down, but You Wouldn’t Know It From the Papers

Brownsville: Crime Is Down, but You Wouldn’t Know It From the Papers

Despite gains, a Brooklyn neighborhood can’t seem to shake its negative image in the press

For-Hire Drivers—and Their Riders—Brace For New Fees in Midtown

For-Hire Drivers—and Their Riders—Brace For New Fees in Midtown

The state government has approved a surcharge to reduce Midtown congestion and bolster the MTA. New Yorkers seem resigned to it.

The 2020 Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status—and Immigrants Are Not Happy About It

The 2020 Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status—and Immigrants Are Not Happy About It

Advocates fear it will lead to an inaccurate count and jeopardize needed funds and seats in government.

Can a “Sex in the City” Star Truly Challenge Cuomo?

Can a “Sex in the City” Star Truly Challenge Cuomo?

Cynthia Nixon has name recognition. Now she needs endorsements, money, and better polls.

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

As the President delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, more than 100 card-carrying Republicans gathered in the Upper East Side at the Metropolitan Republican Club to cheer him on. It was an energy filled night for these Manhattan Republicans, who have waited nearly nine years to listen to one of […]

Tensions Flare at Inwood Rezoning Hearing

Tensions Flare at Inwood Rezoning Hearing

Emotions ran high Thursday night at a public hearing about proposed rezoning plans for Inwood, with elected officials and activists accusing each other of shutting down conversation and exploiting racial dynamics to push their agenda. The meeting was a chance for residents to respond to a draft rezoning document released last month by Mayor Bill […]

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