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Tens of Thousands Protest Eric Garner Death, NYPD in 'Millions March'

As Rev. Al Sharpton marched in Washington, D.C. with the families of Eric Garner and Michael Brown—black men slain by white police in Staten Island and Ferguson, Mo.—tens of thousands swarmed the streets behind the families of other blacks who died at the hands of the NYPD. 1,069 more words

City Council Members Introduce Bill Banning Horse Carriages

After months of speculation and dueling rallies on the City Hall steps, Council members Daniel Dromm and Ydanis Rodriguez introduced legislation today aimed at banning the city’s horse carriage industry, which would fulfill a campaign promise from Mayor Bill de Blasio. 644 more words

Democrats Hope to Pass Horse Carriage Ban Next Spring

A trio of city council members and several animal rights groups rallied outside City Hall today to support legislation that would ban the horse carriage industry in New York. 516 more words

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Citi Bike to Pay New York $5 M. Annually for Parking, Not Much Else at the Moment

When Bike Share Holdings LLC, a newly-formed investment venture, acquired Citi Bike and its parent company Alta Bicycle Share late last month, the Department of Transportation announced what the acquisition would mean for the program’s expansion. 622 more words