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Williamsburg »

Transfer for G, J and M Train Riders Should be Free, Advocates Say

Riders have wanted the free transfer for years, and now's the time to make it permanent, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Slow Zones Coming to Houston Street and the Bowery This Fall

The city will reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on Houston Street and the Bowery starting in November.

Chinatown »

City Will Begin Fining Illegal Chinatown Buses by August

Long-distance bus companies risk fines as high as $2,500 for breaking rules established a year ago.

Greenpoint »

MTA to Increase G Train Service

Brooklyn and Queens riders can expect more trains.

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.

Civic Center »

Sen. Daniel Squadron Drops Kanye, Springsteen Lyrics on Senate Floor

The Brooklyn senator used lyrics from Pink Floyd and Billy Joel to argue for a cap to resale prices.

Chelsea »

High Line's New Director Wants Park to Serve Locals Before Tourists

Jenny Gersten said despite its international renown, the park's main goal is to serve the neighborhood.

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.

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