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Lower East Side »

Fourth of July Fireworks Returning to East River

The July 4 fireworks show will return to the East River this year for the first time since 2008.

Lower East Side »

Elderly Straphangers Fed Up With Delays in Fixing LES Station's Escalator

The MTA has pushed back the reopening date for the escalator at East Broadway station several times.

Chinatown »

Politicians Push for Lunar New Year to Be School Holiday

Legislation would require the city to consider closing schools that have low attendance on holidays.

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.

Fort Greene »

MTA's New Signs Do Little to Curb the 'G Train Sprint,' Locals Say

New MTA signs show where G trains stop, but straphangers say they still have to run to catch the train.

Lower East Side »

Bill Seeks to Stop NYPD From Charging NYCHA $74M a Year for Patrols

Daniel Squadron proposed a bill to prevent the NYPD from forcing NYCHA to pay for public housing patrols.

Carroll Gardens »

Carroll Gardens Honors Veterans Day in Carroll Park

A ceremony was organized to honor veterans in front of a war memorial in Carroll Park on Monday.

SoHo »

SoHo BID Approved by Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation establishing the controversial SoHo BID.

Times Square & Theater District »

James Wins Democratic Runoff for Public Advocate

The Brooklyn councilwoman will become the first woman of color elected citywide if she wins Nov. 5.

Civic Center »

Democrats Head Back to Polls for Public Advocate Runoff

Letitia James and Daniel Squadron are facing off in a $13 million runoff on Tuesday.

Chelsea »

James and Squadron Get Personal in Contentious Public Advocate Debate

The two Democrats resorted to personal attacks ahead of the Oct. 1 runoff election.

Williamsburg »

NYC's Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Given the Run-Around on Housing Tax Breaks

Veterans of all wars are supposed to get tax breaks on their homes, but many can't get a straight answer.

Gowanus »

Tight Democratic Primary Leaves Bill de Blasio Win in Limbo

Results showed Bill de Blasio within a razor's edge of winning the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff.

Civic Center »

New Yorkers Head to the Polls on Primary Day

Voting machine problems were reported throughout the city as New Yorkers turned out to the polls.

East Village »

East Villagers Push to Name Street After Affordable Housing Advocate

Mary Spink, who died of liver diease in 2012, spent more than 20 years fighting for affordable housing. 

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