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City Council Overrides Mayor Bloomberg’s “Living Wage” Veto

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

living-wage-300x168 At a press conference on the steps of City Hall this morning, advocates for the “living wage” bill celebrated the New York City Council’s expected override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of the legislation this afternoon. After years of struggling to get the bill passed, the mood was gleeful, full of prayers and hymns. “By overriding [&hellip
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Food Fight at Food City

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Photo by Karl Crutchfield The perfect neighborhood grocery store—one with a variety of products, fresh produce, good prices and friendly staff – is a precious commodity in Manhattan, and many Upper West Side residents have found that grocery store standby in Food City, a family-owned outpost on Columbus Avenue between West 94th and 95th streets. A seemingly intractable labor [&hellip
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