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Greenwich Village »

Village Parents Push NYU to Extend Public School's Construction Deadline

Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.

Chelsea »

Peace Officers Sent Into Homeless Shelter That Neighbors Call a 'War Zone'

The city is adding 24 peace officers and an X-ray machine to the BRC shelter on West 25th Street.

Concourse »

Bronx Teens Pushing for Sex Education Reform in City Schools

Sex ed needs to acknowledge the realities of teens' lives, a Morrisania group said.

Chelsea »

Park Could Replace Affordable Housing at City-Owned Lot on 20th Street

The city will consider other sites for affordable housing, so the disputed lot could become a park.

West Village »

Secret Deal Over Pier 40 Air Rights Struck in December

The deal between the state and the Hudson River Park Trust has angered local elected officials.

Chelsea »

Plan to Increase Public Space in Hudson Yards Approved by City Council

The $4.5 billion development will get twice the public space under a newly approved plan.

Greenwich Village »

City Takes Over 75 Morton St. to Build New Middle School

The city is converting 75 Morton St. to a new middle school, which will open in 2017.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Pols Fear Moynihan Station Air Rights Sale Could Lead to Overdevelopment

The state is looking to sell off 1.5 million square feet of air rights from the station. 

Greenwich Village »

Man Attacked in Possible Anti-Gay Hate Crime Wary of Returning to Village

JP Masterson, 39, was holding hands with his partner when he was assaulted.

Midtown »

Stop Building Towers That Darken Central Park, Locals and Officials Say

Attendees of a packed public forum called for new zoning regulations and a moratorium on skyscrapers.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Shuttered Affordable Grocer Should Get Port Authority Space, Pols Say

Elected officials hope the Port Authority can provide a new home for Stile's Farmers Market.

Chelsea »

Neighbors Renew Attacks on One of City's Busiest Ambulance Stations

City Councilman Corey Johnson is backing residents who oppose the ambulance station near the High Line.

Greenwich Village »

Opponents of NYU Expansion Say School Should Go Back to Drawing Board

Elected officials, community advocates and actor John Leguizamo held a press conference on Friday.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Injured in High-Rise Fire Doesn't Know Husband Died in Blaze

Michael Cohen is unaware Daniel McClung, 27, did not survive, friends said.

Chelsea »

Corey Johnson Wins Landslide Victory for District 3 Council Seat

The longtime Community Board 4 chair coasted to an easy victory in the general election.

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