Activists sue de Blasio, NYC over East River Park report

Activists sue de Blasio, NYC over East River Park report

Environmental activists are suing Mayor de Blasio and the city for allegedly withholding vital information on the $1 billion East Side Coastal Resiliency project. The lawsuit from the group East River Park Action accuses the city of “concealing basic and fundamental information” in a report explaining its budgetary and policy decisions on the project. They’re … Read more

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Stranger tries to shove Asian woman onto NYC subway tracks

Stranger tries to shove Asian woman onto NYC subway tracks

An Asian woman waiting for a train in a Brooklyn subway station was nearly pushed to the trackbed — twice — by an unhinged stranger, police sources told The Post Saturday. The 34-year-old woman was on the northbound G train station platform at Grand Street and Metropolitan Avenue shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday when a … Read more

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Man who spewed anti-Asian threats at NYPD cop is back on street

Man who spewed anti-Asian threats at NYPD cop is back on street

An ex-con arrested for spewing anti-Asian threats at an undercover NYPD cop was back on the streets Saturday thanks to last year’s bail reform law. Juvian Rodriguez, 35, was released on his own recognizance at 1 a.m., following his Manhattan Criminal Court arraignment on a misdemeanor harassment charge that alleges he targeted the undercover Asian … Read more

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Curtis Sliwa calls for end to tax breaks for NYC universities, MSG

Curtis Sliwa calls for end to tax breaks for NYC universities, MSG

GOP mayoral candidate and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa says it’s time to nix city property-tax breaks for Madison Square Garden, top private universities and large hospitals. The call was the most eye-catching part of a 21-page “property tax reform plan” obtained by The Post that Sliwa is expected to drop next week. Sliwa said … Read more

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New York’s COVID positivity rate, hospitalizations decline

New York's COVID positivity rate, hospitalizations decline

New York’s coronavirus positivity rate hit the lowest level in a month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Of the 260,700 test results reported Friday, 7,283, or 2.79 percent were positive, Cuomo said. The statewide rate Friday when measured on a seven-day average was 3.31 percent, a bit less than the previous day and the lowest … Read more

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Mercedes slams into NYC scaffolding, driver arrested: cops

Mercedes slams into NYC scaffolding, driver arrested: cops

A Mercedes-Benz with a trunk full of high-end bags slammed into scaffolding along Midtown East, causing a mess, police said. A man in his 20s was driving the Mercedes E300 along East 58th Street, between Second and Third avenues around 4 a.m., when he crashed the high-end car into a section of scaffolding in front … Read more

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NYC residents furious over illegal ATV ‘brigade’

NYC residents furious over illegal ATV 'brigade'

Upper West Side residents are flipping out over lawless all-terrain vehicles terrorizing their neighborhood. They say illegal quad riders who ignore the rules of the road invade the UWS at all hours — particularly late at night and early in morning — causing locals to lose sleep and their sense of safety. “What’s up with … Read more

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New York parent seeks OK to marry their own adult child

New York parent seeks OK to marry their own adult child

I take my child to be my lawfully wedded spouse … A New Yorker who wants to marry their own adult offspring is suing to overturn laws barring the incestuous practice, calling it a matter of “individual autonomy.” The pining parent seeks to remain anonymous because their request is “an action that a large segment … Read more

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Carranza’s new firm made millions off COVID-19 pandemic in NYC

Carranza's new firm made millions off COVID-19 pandemic in NYC

The California ed-tech firm that hired ex-schools Chancellor Richard Carranza cashed in on the COVID-19 pandemic in NYC, reaping millions of dollars from the Department of Education under his reign, records show. IXL Learning, Inc. — which named Carranza its chief of strategy and global development — has been paid $3.3 million by the DOE … Read more

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