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Downtown councilmembers champion participatory budgeting: Voting is this week

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | It’s the closest New York City gets to direct Democracy. All residents of Downtown Councilmembers Erik Bottcher and Christopher Marte’s districts…

Bottcher’s can-do effort wins extra pickups for corner trash cans

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Councilmember Erik Bottcher and Sanitation Commissioner Edward Grayson stood with community leaders and residents Wednesday in Abingdon Square to announce…

Erik Bottcher gets in the groove in feel-good City Council inauguration

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A capacity crowd of nearly 500 filled Chelsea’s Joyce Theater on Sat., March 5, to celebrate Erik Bottcher’s inauguration as the…

Bottcher: Lack of enforcement on dining sheds has ‘undermined confidence’ in sprawling program

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON| Open Restaurants dining sheds have been getting a pass, according to Councilmember Erik Bottcher. Not a dining pass — but a free…

Council removes D.O.T. — for now — as lead agency for Open Restaurants as it drafts bill for permanent program

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | So what exactly is on the menu now for Open Restaurants — and, for that matter, for stressed-out Downtowners driven to…

In interview, fire union chief warns of dining sheds’ dangers, says they all need safety inspection

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | One argument that some make against yielding any ground — or rather street — on Open Restaurants is that the dining…

Shack to the future (not): At nine-hour hearing, city claims dining sheds to be phased out next year

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Feb. 10, 12:45 p.m.: One of local residents’ biggest issues with the Open Restaurants program — the much-maligned roadway sheds…

Bottcher, Marte named co-leaders of Manhattan Council delegation but snubbed for committee leadership posts

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | New local Councilmembers Erik Bottcher and Christopher Marte have been appointed co-chaipersons of the City Council’s Manhattan delegation. They celebrated…

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