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Heist Gallery is proud to present the summer program 1(212): The City’s Summer Heist, curated by Julie Fishkin and Matt Lucas. 1(212), a series of two-week exhibitions, alternates between solo and two-person shows and presents a program of artistic nods to our city, to celebrate unremitting life and the creativity it breeds. NYC is huge, confusing, inspiring, and inescapably real, just like the work Heist Gallery presents this summer.

Manhattan District Attorney candidate Cy Vance today called for new policies to help combat the threat of terrorism. Vance’s comprehensive plan will ensure that the DA's Office remains at the forefront of national anti-terrorism efforts.

Dear EarthTalk: I’m sure there are many good environmental reasons to build a rooftop garden. Can you enlighten? And also I’d like to know how to go about creating one and whether or not some municipalities might offer incentives to do so.       

“The disorganization and lack of oversight which forced the Board to remove Gerson from the ballot is a continuation of the poor job he has done in the City Council for the past eight years,” Margaret said. “His disqualification is further proof that we need an active representative with deep roots in the community and a legacy of going the extra mile to get results on issues vital to our families.”

“Today is a great victory for all New York City tenants.  The Tenant Protection Act was signed into law because we wanted to give families the power to confront a landlord that was engaging in a pattern of behavior designed to get them out of their homes,” said Speaker Christine C. Quinn.

US Representative Jerry Nadler (D-NY) today endorsed Richard Aborn for Manhattan District Attorney, touting Aborn’s progressive vision and record for the office.     

Have you been jonesing for Las Vegas, but stuck spending the summer in the seedy pits of desperation that is the Hamptons?  (That was sarcasm.)  Well anyway, you’re in luck. 

According to consumer advocate Remar Sutton, there are many ways to save energy and other resources around the home without spending a lot of money. And taking action sooner rather than later will lead to ongoing savings on utility bills, so a little cash outlay now will more than pay for itself in the long run.

Every week at the Quinn 2009 Campaign Headquarters, we will be calling  
women to urge them to support Chris. Each Wednesday there will be a  
special guest appearance by some of New York City's leading women, who  
will join us for a discussion about women and New York City politics  
and strategies for effective change.

Pete Gleason, a civil rights attorney running for City Council in the 1st Council District, applauded the Board of Elections’ removal of Alan J. Gerson from the ballot in this September’s Democratic Primary.