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Gale Brewer wants to turn “prime, trophy real estate” into women’s jail

When imagining the future of the city, one person’s luxury condo is another person’s women’s jail. Manhattan Borough President...

Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer (Credit: Getty Images)

Why Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer didn’t pay her mortgage for 5 years

Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer and her husband were at risk of losing their home on the Upper West...

City Council wastes no time suing city over Two Bridges developments

Just two days after city planners green-lighted a quartet of new apartment towers to be developed in the Two...

Brewer, Chin urge city to halt controversial Rivington House condo project

A pair of local politicians are trying to get the city to stop construction on the condo conversion of...

Officials move to stall towers planned for Two Bridges

In the latest step to rein in large-scale development on the Lower East Side’s waterfront, two city officials are...

He’s baaaack: Durst appointed to Hudson River Park Trust

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer named Douglas Durst on Friday to the board of Hudson River Park Trust, the...

Chin, Brewer aim to stall planned towers along Two Bridges waterfront

Council member Margaret Chin and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer are moving to force three towers planned for the...

City pols really want to slow down controversial Two Bridges towers

A pair of local politicians want to slow down three tall and controversial projects planned for the Two Bridges...

Manhattan BP on East Harlem rezoning proposal: Nope!

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer on Thursday rejected the city’s proposal to rezone East Harlem, arguing that it doesn’t...

There are nearly 200 empty storefronts on Broadway: Brewer

Nearly 200 storefronts on Broadway are sitting vacant, a recent survey released by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer shows....

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