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  1. Art at the Limits: City Gallery of New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | City Limits

    As part of our Art at the Limits focus on the intersection of art and policy in New York City, we've invited readers to share their art with us-photos, other visual art, music, drama and more. We aren't collecting arts listings here.

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  2. 'Crazy Green Party Dude' Wages Grassroots Fight in Brooklyn Council RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | City Limits

    So far, all Brisport has won is a Green Party primary where he prevailed with just 32 votes to his opponent's four. But his high energy campaign has energized left-wing sentiment in his Brooklyn district.

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  3. Candidates Make Closing Arguments Research Sees...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | City Limits

    "This provides a disturbing window into the possible future of the city's Latino population if the city's affordable-housing program does not take into account community calls for much deeper affordability than is currently being planned." "One of the few competitive races in this year's City Council elections has also become one of the nastiest, due to a long-simmering battle between warring factions in Borough Park's Orthodox Jewish community.

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  4. Challenger in Central Brooklyn Council Race Gets Key BackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | City Limits

    Entering the final weekend before City Council elections on November 7th, Reform Party candidate Brian A. Cunningham received five new endorsements from prominent progressive organizations. In the last ten days, Cunningham was endorsed by Amsterdam News, one of the oldest Black newspapers in America, Black Lives Caucus, Brooklyn Progressive Action Network, Citizen Action and the Working Families Part.

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  5. Atlantic Yards Developers Struggle to Find Tenants for Higher-Income Affordable UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | City Limits

    Approximately 95 units remain vacant in the 18-story affordable building 535 Carlton Ave., which opened in the Pacific Park complex in July. Nearly 100 apartments that were up for grabs at Pacific Park through the city's affordable housing lottery a year ago are now being listed on StreetEasy, because not enough of the lottery winners would take them.

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  6. CityViews: An Uneven Recovery from the Great Recession Widens Racial GapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | City Limits

    The Census Bureau's annual release of findings from the American Community Survey - the tool used to produce official estimates of income and poverty among other important indicators - has brought good news for New York City the past two years. The 2015 survey results revealed that median household income in New York City increased 5 percent from the prior year, finally returning to near its pre-recession level .

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  7. Art at the Limits: City Gallery of New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | City Limits

    As part of our Art at the Limits focus on the intersection of art and policy in New York City, we've invited readers to share their art with us-photos, other visual art, music, drama and more. We aren't collecting arts listings here.

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  8. City Hall Rally, GOP Nominee Talks Taxes, De Blasio Team Does...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | City Limits

    ICE New York Field Office, 26 Federal Plaza # 500, Manhattan. 10:00 AM -The City Council Committee on Juvenile Justice holds an oversight hearing on reentry programs for formerly incarcerated youth.

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  9. A Nearly Overwhelming Number of City Hall Events in Brooklyn: Official Schedules for Oct. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | City Limits

    Starts at Rockaway Park Subway Station in Canarsie, Brooklyn. 8:30 AM - Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Asian Americans for Equality 10th Annual Asian American Community Development Conference.

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  10. Commission Votes, Residents Protest and Bingo is Called: Political Events for Oct. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | City Limits

    The Commission is also expected to vote on a proposal to begin the designation process for the Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh. The David N. Dinkins Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor, Manhattan.

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  11. With 421-a Maneuver, Pacific Park Developer Could Save Buyers $50 Million More in TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | City Limits

    A view of 535 Carlton Avenue and 550 Vanderbilt Avenue from Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. The developer wants to treat them as part of the same zoning lot in order to enjoy a bigger tax break.

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  12. Fact Check: Did Mayor de Blasio 'Refer to Our Cops as Bigots'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | City Limits

    Mayor de Blasio was faulted for his late 2014 comments about concerns regarding a potential encounter between his son and the police. Monday night's debate between Public Advocate Letitia James, the Democratic incumbent, and J.C. Polanco, her Republican challenger, was notable for its substantive exchanges and friendly yet competitive air.

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  13. Art at the Limits: City Gallery of New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | City Limits

    As part of our Art at the Limits focus on the intersection of art and policy in New York City, we've invited readers to share their art with us-photos, other visual art, music, drama and more. We aren't collecting arts listings here.

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  14. Running Against the Grain: Five Council Races on Non-Traditional Party LinesRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | City Limits

    In a city where about 70 percent of active voters are registered Democrats, it's often said that City Council elections aren't decided on Election Day, but in the September primary. Still, every election season, dozens of candidates gear up to challenge the major party favorites-usually they're Democrats, but in the city's few solidly conservative districts, the frontrunner is a Republican-on the line of the other major party, a third party or a party launched just for the occasion.

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  15. Data Drop: Which is the Bluest Borough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | City Limits

    New York City is a Democratic town, but devotion to the donkeys-or to the two-party system-is far from uniform. The chart and pretty pictures below make this clear.

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  16. CityViews: Long Island City does not need a Vertical 'Country-Club' on Public LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | City Limits

    One of two public sites that EDC plans to give to the private developer TF Cornerstone for a 1,000 unit residential project. The public land is located right next to other waterfront, luxury properties developed by TF Cornerstone.

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  17. Bill de Blasio is Still in His First Term and We're Already Debating His Housing LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | City Limits

    November 2015: Mayor Bill de Blasio breaks ground on new infrastructure for the largest new housing complex built in New York City in nearly forty years. New York City's most consequential mayors were all builders.

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  18. Second Planning Chief Stresses Ongoing Commitment to Density, Job GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | City Limits

    Marisa Lago, the director of the Department of City Planning and chair of the City Planning Commission as of March , took the helm as somewhat of a mystery figure to veteran planners. A Brooklynite by birth who previously served in New York City government, she has also held important titles in Boston and in the Obama administration and was seen as somewhat of an outsider when she was brought in to steer the ship of DCP.

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  19. Street-Naming for Cop Killed by Criminals, Vigil for Teenager Killed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | City Limits

    Approximately 6:18 AM - Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito calls into Good Day New York to discuss Hurricane Maria relief efforts. 11:00 AM - Mayor de Blasio delivers remarks at the street naming for Sgt Paul Tuozzolo.

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  20. Female Judges, Black Detectives and a Republican for Comptroller: Headlines for Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | City Limits

    "It's upsetting that someone would challenge a competent, qualified, sitting judge - someone who had a good reputation on the bench. Are you trying to make people hire consultants? What is the point of primarying someone like that?" The New York Times "The frustration was not uncommon among scores of detectives in the Intelligence Division, and hundreds of others in the nation's largest police force.

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