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NoHo »

$1.3B in Federal Funds for Sandy Rebuilding Coming to NYC

More than $1 billion in new aid will help property owners still trying to rebuild, officals say.

Lower East Side »

MTA Willing to Discuss Land Transfer for 'Lowline' Park, Founders Say

The Lowline is a proposed subterranean park in an abandoned trolley terminal on the Lower East Side.

Lower East Side »

Neglected Lower East Side Pier Launches Summer of Art Installations

Pier 42 will host a series of art installations and public programming through Nov. 1.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Amtrak Moves to Build Water-Resistant Tunnels Under Hudson Yards

The agency got $185 million to keep the right of way for the Gateway Project.

Battery Park City »

New Security Plan Could Endanger Statue of Liberty Visitors, NYPD Warns

A plan to relocate screening checkpoints could make Liberty-bound ferries unsafe, the police chief said.

Lower East Side »

Abandoned LES Pier to Open Saturday with Waterfront Picnic Tables

The temporary park on Pier 42 will open Saturday with a community day and activities.

New York City »

Checkout Date for Sandy Victims Housed in Hotels Extended to May 1

FEMA extended the hotel checkout date for displaced residents to May 1.

Forest Hills »

CB9 Votes to Boot Board Member for Non-Attendance

Board voted to remove a member after he hasn't shown up for months.  

Astoria »

Officials Push for East River Ferry Expansion to Astoria's Hallets Point

The plan would create additional terminals in Astoria, Brooklyn, Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island.

New York City »

Displaced Sandy Victims Will Get Rent Vouchers From Federal Government

A new federal program will provide rent vouchers for displaced families.

South Beach »

City to Fast-Track Flood Protection Construction on Staten Island Beaches

The city hopes to start construction in April for berms and dunes wiped out by Hurricane Sandy.

Lower East Side »

Abandoned LES Pier to Open in May with Waterfront Picnic Tables

Pier 42 will open May 4 as elected officials continue to plan for its future.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Great Kills Park Marina Saved from Closure After Sandy

The Parks Service has announced they will extend the lease for the dock.

Graniteville »

Staten Island's P.S. 22 Chorus Performs at Presidential Inauguration

The Graniteville chorus was scheduled to sing four songs at President Barack Obama's inauguration.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Residents and Officials Fight to Keep Storm-Damaged Marina Open

Residents are trying to stop the National Parks Service from shutting down the Great Kills Marina.