Mayor de Blasio Announces Agreement in Landmark Stop-and-Frisk Case

City to fully embrace stop-and-frisk reform, pledges respect for every New Yorker’s constitutional rights NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a historic agreement in the Floyd vs. City of New York case, taking steps to end the years-long legal battle that found the overuse of stop-and-frisk unconstitutional. Standing with plaintiffs, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton…

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NYCEDC Announces Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market Commits to Stay in the Bronx Until At Least 2021

Seven Year Extension Will Keep one of the World’s Largest Wholesale Produce Markets and Approximately 3,000 Jobs in the Bronx Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball today announced that the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market has exercised a seven year lease renewal option, which commits the market to…

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Borough President Diaz Lit the Bronx’s Official Christmas Tree

On Thursday, December 5, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. lit the Bronx’s official Christmas tree in front of the Bronx County Building on the Grand Concourse. The annual tree lighting ceremony featured Christmas carols by Public School 1, The Courtlandt School’s Honor chorus, as well as hot cocoa and cookies. Borough President Diaz celebrated…

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