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Lower East Side »

LES Tenant Leader Named 'Woman of Distinction' for Community Work

Smith Houses tenant association president Aixa Torres was recognized for her community involvement.

East Village »

Tenant Coalition Files Four Lawsuits Against Landlord for Harassment

Tenants of four SMA Equities-owned buildings in the Lower East Side and Nolita are suing their landlord.

Hamilton Heights »

Suspect in Islan Nettles' Death Should Face Hate Charges, Mother Says

James Dixon, 24, was charged Tuesday with manslaughter and assault in Nettles' brutal beating death.

Chinatown »

Elected Officials Continue Push to Make Lunar New Year a School Holiday

Local elected officials urged Mayor Bill De Blasio to make Lunar New Year a school holiday.

Lower East Side »

LES Residents Looking Forward to New Neighborhood Ferry Stop

Residents reacted positively to news that the city would expand ferry service to Grand Street.

Financial District »

Lower Manhattan 'Shocked and Saddened' by Sheldon Silver's Arrest

Residents fear they've lost an advocate for "getting things done" after Silver was charged with fraud.

Lower East Side »

Make the Lower East Side a 'SantaCon Free Zone,' Anti-Bar Group Says

The LES Dwellers has asked local bar owners and elected officials to take a stand against SantaCon.

Lower East Side »

Bring East River Ferry to LES and Brooklyn Heights, Officials Say

A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.

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.

Lower East Side »

Knickerbocker Village Tenants Fighting 13 Percent Rent Hike

Tenants in the Lower East Side affordable housing complex are fighting a proposed rent increase.

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.