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Away from the dense jungle of tables and the impossible-to-miss wood-fired oven in the main dining room of the Kingsbridge Social Club, many have found refuge in an enclosed outdoor area, enjoying just enough solitude to hash out strategies and build alliances. Or on this one particular night last week, regroup after narrowly averting what could have been a harsh blow to a campaign they hope might forge a new path for politics on this side of the Bronx. more
It’s not hard to see Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz isn’t happy about what’s happening with the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, which he has heavily influenced over the last couple decades. But now it’s to the point where we’re even getting callbacks to Dinowitz’s so-called Rainbow Revolution that toppled the Bronx Democratic political machine more than a decade ago. more
And now there are four. Jessica Haller, a self-described climate activist and tech entrepreneur, has filed to run for city council, looking to succeed Andrew Cohen. more
Prescription drugs can be expensive. Costs can be shocking — and sometimes outright prohibitive — for someone taking a long-prescribed pill for anything from high blood pressure to anemia, or who has dealt with a surprise round of antibiotics. more
It was just another meeting of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, as nearly 100 people squeezed into the club's  quaint storefront space on West 231st Street. more
The battle to save Villa Rosa Bonheur might be lost, but the effort to create a legacy for the one-time Spuyten Duyvil landmark is just beginning. more
Developers have revealed renderings for a proposed eight-story rental development at West 237th Street and Blackstone Avenue that riled some neighbors last year because of construction equipment blocking sidewalks and squeezing streets. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has joined a coalition of federal lawmakers pushing $90 million in additional federal funding to help improve security for what they have determined to be high-risk non-profits. more
Criminal justice reform has taken center stage in New York City over the past year, from closing the infamous Rikers Island, to upgrades in evidence discovery, to efforts that could make trials faster. more
An Ethical Culture Fieldston School teacher was fired Thursday after administrators there accused them of inappropriate social media posts in the wake of a  controversial guest speaker at the school. more
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