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Four Decades of Dedication: City Limits’ Story

Feb 02, 2016

Tom Robbins and Annette Fuentes, City Limits' editing team in the early 1980s, in the magazine's offices. (photo courtesy of City Limits/Brian Patrick O'Donohue) Since its start 40 years ago this


NYC Health Commish Highlights Death Disparities

Jan 29, 2016

Mayor de Blasio and Health Commissioner Bassett (Rob Bennett/Mayor's Office) Crisis is part of the gig for the chief health official in the nation's largest city, and Dr. Mary Bassett has


The Week That Was in New York Politics, Jan. 25-29

Jan 29, 2016

photo: Stanley Kubrick via Museum of the City of New York Gotham Gazette's Week in Review, Friday January 29 PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Mayor de Blasio and others during last weekend's blizzard, via


City Council Members Move to Improve Tampon Access

Jan 27, 2016

City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland (photo: William Alatriste)  Members of the New York City Council are poised to introduce a package of legislation to make tampons and other feminine hygiene products


The Numbers on NYC's Property Tax Non-Problem

Jan 27, 2016

When Mayor de Blasio arrived in Albany on Tuesday, he had a lot to talk about: aid to CUNY, cost-sharing for Medicaid, mayoral control of the schools and more. Instead,