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On NY1: One-on-one with the Manhattan Borough President

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine discusses mental health, composting, cannabis and pickleball. View the full interview HERE.… Read more

On PIX 11: NYC ramps up security in wake of synagogue threats, Manhattan BP says

Amid the spike in hate crimes and antisemitic threats, New York City is ramping up security ahead of the busy holiday week. Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered more state police across the state after two men were arrested Friday for allegedly making threats against New York City synagogues. The NYPD will have most of the boots on the ground protecting the five boroughs, officials said. Manhattan Borough President Mark… Read more

In Amsterdam News: ‘Tis the season for food—giving

On a frigid Monday evening, Harlem residents gathered along West 125th Street to collect a free bright green grocery bag full of food supplies. The event was organized by Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and Hunts Point Food market to deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to the community since Thanksgiving is right around the corner. The grocery giveaway had 500 free bags of foods you would need for Thanksgiving dinner,… Read more

In Gothamist: One borough’s trash is another’s goal: Manhattan leaders want composting program like one in Queens

Curbside composting arrived in Queens last month. Now, Manhattan elected officials want in on the program. In a letter to NYC Department of Sanitation Commissioner Jessica Tisch last week, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and nine council members requested curbside composting be extended to their borough. The elected officials also endorsed a bill introduced in April that would create a citywide curbside organics program for residential buildings. Read the full… Read more

On PBS: Metrofocus – NYC Restaurants To Display Sugar Content Of Foods

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine joins us to discuss the passage of the “Sweet Truth Act,” which requires chain restaurants to post the sugar content of their prepackaged items. View the full interview HERE.… Read more

In NY Post: NYC pols push Eric Adams to bring back Rockefeller Center holiday street closures

Multiple Manhattan politicians are pushing Mayor Adams to follow in his predecessor’s footsteps by limiting car traffic surrounding Rockefeller Center for the busy holiday season. For two years towards the end of former Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tenure, two crosstown blocks adjacent to the famed Midtown holiday tourist attraction were closed to cars to promote pedestrian safety. But with the holiday season fast approaching, Adams has yet to commit to… Read more

In ABC 7 NY: NYC Council: City Must Identify Locations For Public Restrooms In All Zip Codes

New York City Council is taking steps to address a major complaint of New Yorkers and tourists alike: a lack of public bathrooms. The council passed a new measure requiring the city to identify where a restroom could be installed, at locations in every ZIP code. This report would have to be sent to the mayor and city council by June 2023. Read the full story HERE.… Read more

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