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Paying Forward

Written by City & State on . Posted in News & Features

With a million more New Yorkers expected by 2030, Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) is planning an overhaul of the city's aging infrastructure in the hopes of making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly for years to come.

But that could prove a very expensive facelift.

The city's long-term sustainability plan will require...… [More]

The Calculating Clown

Written by City & State on . Posted in News & Features

Council Member Simcha Felder's (D-Brooklyn) emergence as City Hall's undisputed comedic heavyweight could seem a dubious honor.

His favorite joke, though, is short and sweet:

"That I'm a councilman," he admitted recently, sitting in his legislative office at 250 Broadway.

The City Council was...… [More]