Eric Adams

Mayor says he’ll instruct NYPD to get people to psychiatric treatment when they fail to meet their “basic needs.” Advocates say he’s crossing a line.
Mayor says “public safety issues” at his Brooklyn townhouse caused him to rent a room in an apartment leased by Lisa White, who’s now a police deputy commissioner.
Lisa White earns more than $241,000 annually, nearly five times her previous city salary as a 911 operator. From 2013 to 2017, Adams lived in her apartment, and she worked with him for years more.
A friend of Frank Carone got wind of the secret decision made by a judicial advisory panel.
The former DOB head hired Joseph Livreri as a City Council aide in 2019. Livreri is still working under Councilmember Joann Ariola, even as the Manhattan DA investigates possible mob ties.
The city will bring in eight lawyers, paid for by their private firms but listed as employees of NYC, to plug a shortage. Critics say it’s just a drop in the bucket.
During the trial, Judge James Burke enraged a Weinstein defense attorney, who also happens to be a close friend of Frank Carone, Adams’ chief of staff.
City Council must enable budget-cutting new health insurance options for retirees, warns Eric Adams’ chief labor negotiator — or City Hall will eliminate existing insurance plans.
Residents in southeast Brooklyn complain of few transit options and packed, lengthy commutes, but the administration is opposing ferry expansion — leaving most stops in affluent, white neighborhoods.
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The move is expected to help bring New York closer to compliance with Local Law 97, which sets limits on building emissions starting in 2024.
The mayor is backing a bill that would replace ‘Brooklyn-Queens Day’ with Diwali on the school calendar.
Mayor reports taxable income on the Bed-Stuy rowhouse he declared his residence, after years of fuzzy and questionable deductions.
The mayor has vowed many times to Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh and Jain families that kids would get a day off from school to observe. So far, they’ve seen no light.
Evolv Technology scanner misses aluminum tubes, even as it sounds alarms for umbrellas, reviews by a tech group and THE CITY found. A deputy mayor’s schedules show repeated meetings with the company.
E-bike and phone chargers are coming soon to City Hall Park and other spots, after drivers for companies like Grubhub and DoorDash dreamed of having warm places to pause between runs.
Every new unit must be built in someone’s backyard, but the current approval process stymies building, say developers and some advocates.
Mayor Oscar Leeser, a Democrat, offers asylum-seekers who just crossed the Rio Grande a free bus ride out of town — as long as it’s to New York or Chicago. Police recently evicted an encampment of people who refused.
Stimulus money will run out, so the Adams administration is deciding how to fund child care and education for tots.
“Since I was a kid, I always dreamt of New York,” said one refugee who flew to the city, sponsored by a San Antonio nonprofit — even as mayor claims no knowledge of refugees arriving by air.