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Civic Center »

Parents Outraged by Overcrowded Classrooms in DOE Headquarters

The Peck Slip School, located in Tweed Courthouse, is cramming up to 50 students into classrooms.

South Street Seaport »

City's Small Biz Agency Has Only Given $2.5M of $42M in Federal Sandy Cash

More than 300 shop owners still haven't received federal money that was meant to help them recover.

South Street Seaport »

Seaport Dog Groomer Shuttered By Sandy Opens Pop-Up Shop on Pier 17

The Salty Paw will keep Downtown dogs groomed through the summer in a pop-up shop on Pier 17.

South Street Seaport »

Much-Needed Grants Awarded to Downtown Businesses Hurt by Hurricane Sandy

The Downtown Alliance awarded 17 lower Manhattan businesses hurt by the storm $266K in grants.

South Street Seaport »

Many South Street Seaport Businesses Damaged by Sandy Lack Flood Insurance

As they look to rebuild, owners say they're uncertain about whether insurance will cover the damage.

South Street Seaport »

Popular Seaport Dog Groomer The Salty Paw Reopens in New Space After Sandy

The dog boutique is operating from the Seaport Animal Hospital after getting flooded during Sandy.

Downtown »

Downtown Dogs Dress Up for Annual Puppy Prom

Dozens of dogs donned designer duds for the Salty Paw's annual extravaganza.