City Hall officials said Tuesday that efforts to house asylum seekers would be slowed by Comptroller Brad Lander’s decision to restrict Mayor Eric Adams’ ability to ink emergency contracts. Lander announced Monday in a letter sent to city agencies that his office would now need to pre-approve emergency procurement requests under many circumstances, changing what […]
Mayor Eric Adams, who won office talking about making New York feel safer, is cutting spending on core services even as his own poll numbers are plummeting and as critics are talking, however cynically, about “a city in crisis.” Co-hosts Christina Greer and Harry Siegel discuss all that, the last big cases to emerge from […]
There are more than 8 million humans in this city — but we’re not the only living things who can proudly call themselves New Yorkers. Raccoons, deer, dolphins, coyotes, birds of all kinds and, of course, rats live among us, hustling to survive — just like anyone else.. And whether they fly, walk, or swim […]
Remember that time that Andrew Cuomo tried to push aside Carl McCall? Co-host Christina Greer does. With the former governor reportedly considering a run against newly embattled Mayor Eric Adams, she and Katie Honan talk about that episode and plenty more— including how you can celebrate Thanksgiving the old-fashioned way, by checking out THE CITY’s […]
An MTA bus driver’s fatherly instincts kicked in early Monday when he helped reunite a 6-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother with their parents after they boarded his bus in East New York before sunrise, wearing pajamas and shorts. Marvin McLaurin, a dad of four, told THE CITY he was stunned when he saw the […]
In March 2021, a 33-year-old tech worker from Flushing, Queens, joined Eric Adams’ mayoral campaign as a volunteer, working regularly with an effusive and understatedly powerful member of Adams’s inner circle named Winnie Greco. Shortly after Adams got to City Hall, Greco, by then on the city payroll as the mayor’s $100,000-a-year director of Asian […]
Shortly after news broke that the FBI had raided the home of Brianna Suggs, a chief fundraiser for Mayor Eric Adams, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn jumped to the mayor’s defense. The longtime Adams supporter questioned whether he’d been unfairly targeted because of his race. “I’m concerned about whether these investigations are just targeting him because […]
Every year, the Administration for Children’s Services visits families in New York City tens of thousands of times. Typically, those investigations start with a knock on the door as staff members of the child welfare agency try to assess reports of abuse or neglect by a parent or other family member. That first moment is […]
Governor announces more income-restricted units and set-aside for locals there on 9/11 — while acknowledging impact of ‘100% affordable’ agitators.
A settlement between Carecube and the state attorney general ensures refunds for those who paid $100 or more.