NYPD CrimeStoppers Launches App

A new smartphone app has given New Yorkers a new way to communicate crime tips to the New York Police Department. The NYPD’s new CrimeStoppers app was unveiled Thursday, and lets people send tips in multiple languages, along with photos and videos from their smartphone.

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Violations For Damaged Sidewalks Caused by Trees, No Longer

Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Heastie announced on a press release today that the City will no longer issue violations to homeowners for sidewalk damage caused by City trees. The City will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the Trees and Sidewalks program to address 5,500 priority sites over the next three years.

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Over Half of Reported Hate Crimes This Year Anti-Semitic

More than half of hate crimes reported this year in New York City are anti-Semitic, NYPD officials said Wednesday, according to CNN. According to the latest numbers, reported through September 1, anti-Semitic hate crimes in NYC are up 63% this year from last year, with 152 anti-Semitic hate crimes reported this year so far, compared to 93 over the same period last year.

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Fails To Qualify For Next Democratic Debate

Hours after New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ended her 2020 campaign, it was revealed that Mayor Bill de Blasio was still short of threshold to qualify for the next Democratic debate. Facing a midnight deadline to show both the fundraising and polling needed to reach the fall debates, de Blasio had reportedly failed to hit either mark.

Brooklyn Rents Hit a Record High in July

Rents are rising while concessions are falling in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but the opposite is happening in Queens, according to Douglas Elliman’s July report on the city’s rental market. Manhattan’s median rent increased by 5.7 percent year over year to hit $3,595, and Brooklyn’s median rent went up by 1.7 percent to hit $3,000, a new record for the borough.

Severe Weather Alert For NYC

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for NYC until 9 PM. The storms will bring strong winds and heavy rain to the area. Exercise caution when walking, biking, or driving, and remain alert as winds can throw debris and knock out power.

Styrofoam Ban in NYC Takes Effect

New York City has joined the list of cities that have prohibited restaurants and other business from using polystyrene foam containers, cups and plates for take-out food, and foam peanuts used as packing material.

Fur Ban Proposal on the Table in NYC

There is a fur ban on the table in New York City. If it passes, it will cause some serious anti-Shtreimel sentiment. The fur ban was introduced back in March by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. It does have a clause that contains a religious exemption.