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Dante de Blasio and Yale Friend Make City Hall Videos Touting Mayor’s Accomplishments

The mayor’s son has gone from starring in campaign ads to working on glowing taxpayer-funded videos boosting the de Blasio legacy. The younger de Blasio isn’t getting paid — but his former Yale classmate is.

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Governors Island Climate Research Hub Hopefuls Include Ex-Bloomberg Deputy Mayor

Dan Doctoroff, the former development czar responsible for Hudson Yards and other megaprojects, is among 37 individuals and groups who delivered 12 different proposals for ideas to anchor a New York Harbor climate center.

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Who’s on the Ballot for NYC Mayor in November? It’s More Than Adams and Sliwa.

Seven other candidates will appear on the ballot with the Democrat and Republican, while the influential Working Families Party declined to use its line or endorse anyone. Here’s your guide to the race.

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Who Is Curtis Sliwa? A Look at the GOP Mayoral Candidate’s Wild Ride in New York

The Guardian Angels leader’s history is marked by both fabricated tales and true events that sound like fiction. Here’s what to know about the beret-wearing, cat-rescuing, vigilante radio host trying to make it to City Hall.

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Landmark NYC Climate Change Hazard Plan Bill Set for Approval After Ida ‘Wake-up Call’

City Hall would be required to create a citywide climate adaptation plan to evaluate threats that include sea-level rise and possible wildfire — as well as extreme heat, wind and rain. The measure would go beyond the post-Sandy focus on storm surge.

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Rogan Show Spurs Bill for Uniform Vaccination Rules for Home and Away Teams

Legislation introduced by state Sen. Brad Hoylman would bar the double standard that allows out-of-town athletes and performers like the anti-mandate podcast comic to appear without proof of vaccination while local stars must get their shots.

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De Blasio’s Pandemic Heroes Parade Could Use a Clear Invite List ‘Honorees’ Say

With just over two weeks until City Hall’s "Canyon of Heroes" salute to essential workers, many essential workers say they’re still unclear on their place in the parade.

Outside In: Mayor Orders Senior Centers Open Amid Confusion

The city’s 249 senior centers, for New Yorker’s 60 and older, are set to completely reopen by Flag Day, and outdoor activities can resume immediately, de Blasio announced Tuesday — catching providers off guard.

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No New Jails? Next Mayor Could Scrap de Blasio’s Close-Rikers Plan

On the campaign trail, those vying for City Hall are hedging their bets on the lockup blueprint to build four new jails. Justice reform advocates pushing for the $8.2 billion project worry the next mayor won’t keep it on track.

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Here’s the Ballot Lineup for June 22 New York City Primaries

The number of candidates for everything from mayor to City Council has narrowed. But a lot of hopefuls still pack the first citywide ranked choice voting ballot. We’ve got some lists.

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Cops Defend Taking Kids’ Phones as Others Decry Rampant Practice at Council Hearing

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The Race for NYC Mayor: Who’s Running to Run This Town in 2021

Amid a pandemic that has cratered the city’s finances, dozens of candidates have vied to become the next mayor. They’re campaigning in an abbreviated season ahead of the June 22 primaries. Here’s what you need to know.

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Do You Know Who to ‘Yell’ at in New York City Government?

Knowing how to solve a problem on your block or in your community often means knowing who has the power to fix it — and how to get their attention. As the big citywide primary approaches, here’s a look at how to tap officer holders to get things done.

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NYC Looks to Bring Staten Island Yankees’ Old Baseball Stadium Back to Life Next Season

The 20-year-old Richmond County Bank Ballpark could soon be home to a team from the Atlantic League, the last stop for some ex-major leaguers. Meanwhile, the empty diamond is costing taxpayers over $500,000 to maintain.

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Mayor, City Council Dial Up Anger Over NYPD Phone Seizures

The mayor’s office is looking into how it might get phones back into kids’ hands quicker after they are taken by police, following THE CITY’s report. Council members, meanwhile, are demanding more data — and action.

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What You Need to Know Now About the 2021 Elections in New York City

Feeling lost already? Here are the basics about who is running for what, what’s at stake and other essentials to help New Yorkers follow the staggering election season unfolding this year.

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What’s the Big Idea for Governors Island? A Climate Research Hub and New Development

Leaders on the island have floated grand plans for the harbor retreat, including a center for climate change education. Finding a partner to build and operate the resiliency hub, however, remains a hurdle.

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Key Government Stats Missing After Blown Reporting Deadlines — With COVID to Blame, Says City Hall

Virtually every municipal agency has skipped legally mandated deadlines for filing reports, say record-keepers.

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What New Yorkers Should Know About COVID-19 Testing Heading Into the Fall

Schools are starting in-person learning next week. Six months after the start of the virus crisis in the city, we answered a few basic questions about testing right now.

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What Do You Want to Ask the Mayoral Candidates? Here’s Your Chance

THE CITY will be meeting in the weeks ahead with the growing crop of 2021 City Hall hopefuls. Tell us what’s on your mind and what you want to know. Your responses will help us come up with some challenging questions.