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David Rockwell, Bloomberg Open Imagination Playground (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It took more than a year of construction and $7.5 million, but the Imagination Playground at Burling Slip is here. The playground's architect and a h...

New Yorkers Hit Hard By Rent Hike

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The rent is going up for New Yorkers living in about a million rent-stabilized apartments. The city's Rent Guidelines Board voted Th...

Scott Stringer Stands Up For Gay Marriage, Will Wed In CT

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - One New York City official is making a statement on gay marriage by refusing to get married in his home state. Manhattan Borough Pres...

Did Scott Stringer Just Admit He's Running For Mayor?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HuffPost blogger and designer Baruch Shemtov spoke with Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer about his recent food initiatives, as well as th...

Tea Party Express Leader "Disgraces the Memories" of 9/11 Victims, Says Manhattan Boro Prez

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Sledge

An Islamic non-profit's plans to build a cultural center and mosque at 45 Park Place, blocks from the World Trade Center site, have attracted much attention and some anger.

Scott Stringer Endorses Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Move Scott Stringer from would-have-been prospective primary challenger for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to strong supporter. On Monday, the Manhattan boro...

Democracy, Primaries and Party Leadership

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lincoln Mitchell

The leadership of the Democratic Party has not lined up behind Gillibrand so much as they have lined up against the idea of Ford's candidacy.

NYC Climate Summit Puts the Focus on Food

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerry Trueman

We could find true prosperity, improve our health, and fight global warming all at once. How? By transforming the way we produce, distribute, consume and dispose of our food.

Brooklyn's Local Chains Become Little Empires

New York Times | DIANE CARDWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While New Yorkers have been nervously eyeing the encroaching tide of national chains, fearing the stores will wash away all things small and charming,...

Jay-Z To Hold 9/11 Charity Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A benefit concert that rapper Jay-Z is planning for Sept. 11 is a step in the direction that his career – and life – is h...

Putting Food Policy On The City's Front Burner

Scott Stringer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Scott Stringer

Our food system in New York City needs a radical overhaul. We need to make food a real priority.

With Albany AWOL, City Faces New Reality on School Governance

Scott Stringer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Scott Stringer

New York City's public school students can be forgiven if they're not impressed by the work of their government.

We've Got Civil Rights; Now, We Just Need Civil Eats

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Yes, habits must change, but in order to accomplish that, you've got to give consumers true freedom of choice.

Young Agrarians: Digging The Future

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

We need to make growing food a prestigious profession again, as it was when our country was founded.