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Christopher Mathias

New Bill Would Let New Yorkers Identify As Multiracial On Official City Forms | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

New York City has the largest population in the United States of people who identify as multiracial. Even its mayor, Bill de Blasio, and its first lad...

Matt Sledge

New York Officials Announce Plan To Rein In Chinatown Buses | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.23.2012 | New York

Proposed legislation would regulate the cheap, intercity buses that lawmakers said have caused curbside bedlam in some areas of the city -- especially...

20 Firehouses, Including 'Ghostbuster' Station, Slated To Close

Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg has acquiesced to threats of legal action by the City Council and released the list of 20 fire companies that could be closed as a res...

New Bill: Buy A Knockoff Handbag, Face A Year In Prison

Posted 06.26.2011 | New York

Looking for a fake Rolodex? Maybe a Louis Viutton knockoff? Maybe don't buy it in New York. City Councilwoman Margaret Chin is proposing a bill th...

Bye Bye BID? SoHo Fights Back

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Roslyn Bernstein

SoHo residents, mostly in their 60s and 70s, are fighting the proposed SoHo BID (Business Improvement District), to be funded with a real estate tax surcharge.