Bill de Blasio

Letters obtained by THE CITY show that the former mayor violated the city’s ban on using government resources for political purposes, including attacking Donald Trump.
Water’s Edge in Long Island City is up for auction on the city government surplus website.
The surprise 2021 announcement was just the start of the plan’s woes, which has been scrapped after months of miscommunication, according to staffers from the CA-based organization.
The idea’s been kicked around by politicians and transit advocates for years but never tried in the U.S. Here’s a guide on what it all means, whom it will affect — and when we may actually see it in New York.
Mayor Eric Adams says every community must do its part to house the homeless. Yet his own Department of Homeless Services is canceling planned shelters in the face of community pushback.
Owing hundreds of thousands of dollars to lawyers and taxpayers for past misdeeds, the city’s former mayor can now redirect campaign funds to his creditors, say campaign finance experts.
Backers for the former mayor were fined for forbidden donations. Others have abandoned him and are financing a rising rival’s campaign.
In a scathing report, building on THE CITY’s reporting, Brad Lander accused the Economic Development Corporation of playing “hide the ball” on ferry finances.
Newly unveiled ethics board letter sent on the eve of the former mayor’s 2019 campaign launch strictly warned not to use taxpayer dollars for flights, hotels and more. Now running for Congress, de Blasio still owes the city $320,000 after getting caught.
NYC Economic Development Corporation told southern Brooklyn residents and elected officials this week that the previous administration underestimated difficulties involved in the project.
Past political fundraising and an ill-fated campaign for president have left New York City’s former mayor with a mountain of unpaid debts — and a trail of loyal donors who have profited from their dealings with City Hall
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Three years ago, the Department of Investigation recommended that the Department of Correction update its system of tracking violent incidents from old-school secret logbooks to a transparent digital system. Nothing has changed yet.
The New York Mets’ billionaire owner has been pushing City Hall for development around his Queens ballpark, possibly including gambling and nature trails.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has extended a cap on livery car licenses, which industry leaders say could be a final nail in their coffin.
Spring opening is around the corner for the luxury Ferry Point Links and its restaurant, without a long-awaited ruling from a judge who’ll decide whether to bump the Trump Organization.
The future of any leftover money is unclear but advocates and some lawmakers are pushing for the creation of a permanent relief fund for undocumented folks affected by disasters.
The Human Services Council, an umbrella group representing scores of nonprofits, has taken the unusual step of suing the city over a new law aimed at making it easier for their staffers to join a union.
Bill de Blasio guaranteed Housing Court attorneys to all in need. That may not be enough when the eviction freeze expires as soon as Jan. 15.
Supertalls proliferated. Cars gave way to busways. Outdoor dining everywhere. Nine neighborhoods have been rezoned. Here’s how the physical city morphed in the last eight years.
The number of subway workers testing positive for COVID-19 has spiked, according to internal MTA data obtained by THE CITY. “It’s putting a tremendous strain on service, because you have so many absences,” said one union official.