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Pols Call for Repeal of 421-A Real Estate Tax Break

Council members and tenant advocates rallied outside City Hall this morning against the 421-A tax exemption, which was created in the 1970s to encourage construction of affordable housing but which its opponents today claimed has become an incentive for market-rate development. 471 more words

Juan Rodriguez: An Original New Yorker

New Yorkers pride themselves on exploring new neighborhoods, but Juan  Rodriguez, Manhattan’s first non-indigenous resident, went 400 years without any credit. This pioneer preceded the first permanent Dutch settlement by a decade, but until recently, he was buried as a footnote in New York City history. 1,451 more words


Officials Release Report On Overcrowding At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's ER

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two New York officials released a report on Wednesday detailing overcrowding problems at one of New York City’s busiest emergency rooms. 404 more words