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Carlina Rivera, tapped to head Criminal Justice Committee, says solitary confinement must end

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Declaring that it’s critical to “center humanity” within the city’s jails and criminal legal system, Councilmember Carlina Rivera on Thursday…

‘We have a right to be safe’: Activists, politicians say ‘hard problems’ must be tackled after Times Square subway-shove death

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Amid two years of unrelenting anti-Asian hatred and violence, Michelle Alyssa Go’s death in Times Square on Saturday has raised the…

Adams vetoes Chin’s bill hiking fines for Soho/Noho nonartist JLWQA residents, saying it needs work

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Jan. 16, 3:30 p.m.: Mayor Eric Adams in a statement late Friday afternoon reitearated his support for the Soho/Noho upzoning.…

Soho, Noho residents urge Adams to veto Chin’s ‘punitive’ bill against nonartist residents

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | You’ve got to pick your battles. Soho and Noho residents believe that Mayor Eric Adams will not veto the contentious…

Tiny Union Square Chase bank helps customers from branches closed over vax mandate

BY MARY REINHOLZ | When a mini-branch of Chase bank took over the Coffee Shop, a Brazilian-themed eatery that drew A-listers along with neighborhood folk…

Mayor Adams quickly goes to bat for small businesses, calling for reduced fines and first-time warnings

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Wasting no time making it clear that helping pandemic-battered, mom-and-pop shops is part of his agenda, Mayor Eric Adams on…

Opinion: Welcome, Mayor Adams! Why he’ll be a new kind of leader for our city

BY ARTHUR SCHWARTZ | We have a new mayor (or at least a mayor-elect) by the time you read this. His name, if you missed…

Video: Sliwa slams de Blasio on ‘inconsistency’ on Washington Square Park; Says drug use must be addressed

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Curtis Sliwa boasts that he’s the candidate for mayor with true “street cred,” not Eric Adams. To that end, he shared…

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