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Chelsea »

City Council Caps Building Heights On Chelsea Block Near High Line

The council added a block of West 15th Street to a special zoning district.

Upper West Side »

Pols Push for Resolution Making NYC Official Promoter of Meatless Mondays

City Councilmembers want New York City to promote a meatless diet every Monday.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Civic Center »

New Law Eases Birth Certificate Regulations for Transgender New Yorkers

The new legislation will make it easier for transgender New Yorkers to access critical services.u

Civic Center »

Law Would Remove Surgery Requirement to Change Gender on Birth Certificate

Transgender men and women said the requirement has caused havoc in their lives.

Greenwich Village »

Keep Village Senior Center Open, Advocates Beg Cardinal Dolan

The Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center is in danger of closing when its lease expires is June 2015.

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. 

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