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  1. The Absolute Best City Hall Wedding Restaurants in New YorkWith the proliferation of boutique hotels, the area around City Hall has options aplenty for a post-wedding brunch, lunch, or (very) early dinner.
  2. city hall
    De Blasio’s Affordable-Housing Plan Is His Obamacare: Imperfect But MonumentalAn ambitious, difficult scheme to help people who really need it.
  3. Closings
    Tribeca’s City Hall Restaurant Is ClosingIt’s a favorite among local politicians.
  4. reading lists
    The Mayor Probably Hasn’t Read the Book You Sent HimBill de Blasio has also received lots of clothing, wine, DVDs — and at least one block of cheese. 
  5. city hall
    James Blake Meeting With Mayor Bill de Blasio TodayThe mayor already apologized to the tennis star about his false arrest.
  6. city hall
    City Hall Argues Sorting Mail Is Great EducationAbout 150 interns work for the de Blasio administration. None are paid. 
  7. bill de blasio's new york
    Cops Turn Backs on Mayor During Ramos’s FuneralMeanwhile, Vice-President Biden and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton tried to ease the tension.
  8. city hall
    Mayor de Blasio Is PETA’s Spirit AnimalAnd person of the year, despite the groundhog incident.
  9. bill de blasio's new york
    Mayor De Blasio Stands by Aide, Despite Boyfriend’s Sketchy Past Chirlane McCray’s chief-of-staff, Rachel Noerdlinger, is in a longtime relationship with a convicted felon. 
  10. bill de blasio's new york
    Should Mayor de Blasio Watch His Back?Public Advocate Tish James knows where she stands in the line of succession. 
  11. bill de blasio's new york
    Mayor de Blasio Has a Habit of Leaving Out the PressThe AP reports that he’s barred reporters from 20 percent of his events.
  12. bill de blasio's new york
    De Blasio’s Low-Key First Inner Circle ShowPlus some lesbian jokes.
  13. Brooklyn Assemblyman Not As Lucky in Second Corruption TrialAfter he already beat charges in 2011.
  14. feminine products
    200-Year-Old Douche Discovered at City HallA historic discovery in the world of feminine hygiene products.
  15. bill de blasio's new york
    City Hall Readying Itself for Chirlane McCrayNew York’s First Lady might be getting a chief of staff soon.
  16. art
    Michael Bloomberg Almost Smiles in City Hall Bullpen PortraitHis legacy: frowns and an open floor plan.
  17. oh new jersey
    Newark Police Broke Out the Pepper Spray at a Violent City Council MeetingAlmost everybody got a taste.
  18. Downtown Crossing
    Downtown Crossing As Mobile Food Hubimagining a food cart future
  19. Mediavore
    Truck Full of Wine Nearly Loses Its Load at City Hall; Eating Less Delays AgingPlus: White Castle tests out beer; and Campbell’s Soup Co. teaches school kids how to garden, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Phillies Set to Crash Occupy Philly; Boot & Saddle About to Start Kickin’Rounding up the region’s neighborhood news.
  21. equal rites
    Bloomberg Will Be the First NYC Mayor to Preside Over a Gay WeddingAnd it’s a City Hall office romance!
  22. equal rites
    By the Way, New York City Gay Couples, You Can Register to Marry TodayBut you may have to pick who is the “bride” and who is the “groom.”
  23. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg and Comptroller Liu Have a Truly Adult Relationship“It is ice-cold, colder than anything I’ve ever seen.”
  24. school daze
    Cathie Black Is Totally Cool With Losing Her JobShe spent her post-firing shoe shopping.
  25. school daze
    Cathie Black Is Out As Schools ChancellorAfter less than five months!!
  26. let's get civical
    Mayor Bloomberg Sports Cameltoe in PublicDuring the Inner Circle dinner, Hizzoner spoofed ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Mamma Mia!’
  27. on the waterfront
    Mayor Bloomberg Attempts to Rebrand the ‘Sixth Borough’Don’t tell Philly.
  28. school daze
    City Unveils List of 4,600 Teachers to Be Cut If Albany Doesn’t Change ‘Last In, First Out’Naturally, the cuts would affect poor neighborhoods first.
  29. neighborhood news
    Six of the Worst Buildings in New York City Are in the Same Bronx ComplexThis comes as no surprise to residents.
  30. the children of white men with money
    You May Recognize Some of the Last Names of Bloomberg’s City Hall Interns Over the YearsTisch, Blankfein, Russert, Peterson …
  31. mayoral race
    Weiner and Quinn Already Leading 2013 Mayoral Money RaceOf all the six current politicians mulling a run, those two are millions ahead.
  32. let's get civical
    Bloomberg Warming Up to Beach and Park Smoking BanHe may move forward with the idea, originally proposed by his Health Commissioner.
  33. the third terminator
    Bloomberg to Tap Former Wachovia CEO As Deputy MayorRobert Steel will fill Dan Doctoroff’s big shoes.
  34. neighborhood news
    270-Year-Old Almshouse Discovered Under City Hall Park250 years ago, the structure served “poor needy persons, idle wandering vagabonds, sturdy beggars, and parents of bastard children.”
  35. equal rites
    City Hall to Start Performing Domestic-Partnership CeremoniesYou know, like pretend weddings for people who aren’t allowed to get married.
  36. let's get civical
    Deputy Mayor Ed Skyler to CitigroupHopefully by the time he gets to the bank, the government will no longer own a quarter of it.
  37. early and often
    Unleashed From City Hall, Kevin Sheekey More Free to Fight Bloomberg BattlesAnd the mayor’s longtime political adviser will have better tools to do so.
  38. Mediavore
    City Moves to Ban Styrofoam; The Cubs Get Their Own DogPlus: restaurant workers lack benefits, and an iconic Houston restaurant reopens, all in our morning news roundup.
  39. the third terminator
    Howard Wolfson to Join Mayor Bloomberg’s AdministrationBloomberg’s former campaign strategist to become his deputy mayor for communications.
  40. Marketing Gimmicks
    A Slightly Less Cripplingly Expensive TasteThe city offers new restaurants a sweepstakes incentive to join the Taste of Chicago.
  41. early and often
    Mayor Bloomberg Gave Christine Quinn Permission to Endorse Thompson“Do what you have to do,” her longtime ally told her.
  42. let's get civical
    Miguel Martinez Sentenced to Five Years in Prison“If I could change time, I would do things differently.”
  43. the third terminator
    Robert Morgenthau and Mayor Bloomberg in ‘Barnyard’ Brawl!Some very DIRTY words were used.
  44. neighborhood news
    City Finally Buys Seven Key Acres on Coney Island BoardwalkFor $95.6 million, the city can finally start building the amusement park of their dreams.
  45. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Prime Beef: Scenes From the Burger BashA look at the burgers from Friday night’s competition in Brooklyn, featuring Michael Psilakis, Rachael Ray, and Katie Lee.
  46. Mediavore
    Dubious Wine Larceny Defense; A City Hall Garden?Plus: a sympathy sandwich for Ruth Reichl, and Wendy’s gets fresh, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. City Hall
    Medjool Owner Out at City HallGus Murad resigns from the Small Business Commission as his restaurant continues to get heat from the city over an illegal roof deck.
  48. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Attacked by Birds!Revenge for Goosenacht?
  49. sweet news
    Daly Crowned in City Hall Bake-OffCity hall tensions eased over dessert competition.
  50. let's get civical
    Miguel Martinez Pleads GuiltyThe disgraced city councilman admitted to pocketing $106,000 in funds earmarked for charities.
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