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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.

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.

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