City & State: Heard Around Town, December 28

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First came the endorsement from Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. Then the New York Times. Now, living wage proponents have another reason to feel thankful this holiday season: one or more City Council members are expected to announce their support for the measure in the coming days, sources say. Twenty-nine Council members are currently signed [&hellip
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City & State: Winners & Losers, December 23 Edition

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Occupy Albany got evicted, the taxi bill got a reprieve, Anthony Weiner got a wonderful Hanukkah gift and Carl Kruger got his pension before getting teary-eyed in court. Here’s our weekly look at who’s up and who’s down in New York politics. — Anthony Weiner - The former Congressman didn’t exactly have a great year, but [&hellip
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City Arts: You Wanted a Hit: Nile Rodgers gets literary

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As pop musicians from Keith Richards to Prodigy have published their life stories in the last few years, the timing couldn’t be better for Le Freak, the recently released autobiography of bajillion-selling guitarist/producer Nile Rodgers. Considering that his career encompasses both a stint in the Apollo Theater’s house band and compositions that have inspired countless [&hellip
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