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Carroll Gardens »

Local Pols Blast Proposal to Install Carroll Gardens Homeless Shelter

Elected officials sent a letter to the DHS commissioner demanding more time for community feedback.

East Village »

Alternative East Village School Unveils Million Dollar Rooftop Garden

The Earth School, along with nonprofit Fifth Street Farm, unveiled the garden Friday. 

Lower East Side »

City Puts Brakes on Controversial Greyhound Bus Stop on LES

The Department of Transportation will not move forward with the proposed stop near Seward Park. 

Lower East Side »

Pols Blast Controversial Greyhound Bus Stop on Lower East Side

Elected officials urged the city to find a new location for the recently approved stop on Essex St.

Lower East Side »

LES Public Housing Report Finds Lobbies Unlocked, Security Cameras Lacking

Many Lower East Side residents who live in public housing said they feel unsafe.

Financial District »

Pols Call for a Review of Building Fire Codes After Deutsche Bank Blaze

State and local politicians called for a review Wednesday of building fire codes.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Vacant Lot on Columbia Street to Become a Children's Garden

The new garden will offer programs for children to learn how to grow vegetables and tend plants.

Chinatown »

New Chinatown Bus Rules Signed Into Law

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law regulating the intercity buses that stop in Chinatown.

TriBeCa »

Elected Officials Back TriBeCa Tenants' Push for Rent-Stabilization

Local officials filed court documents in support of Independence Plaza North tenants.

Navy Yard »

Bloomberg Tours New York's Largest Rooftop Garden

Mayor Bloomberg toured the Brooklyn Grange, tasting cherry tomatoes as he trekked through plant beds.

Brooklyn Heights »

Visitors Pop In to Brooklyn's New Pop-Up Pool on Opening Day

Brooklyn Bridge Park opens its new Pop-Up pool and sandy beach with picnic tables and umbrellas.

New York City »

Pols Call on Macy's to Bring Fourth of July Fireworks Back to East River

Dan Squadron and Bill de Blasio called for the fireworks to return for Queens and Brooklyn residents.

TriBeCa »

TriBeCa Tenants Rally for Rent-Stabilization After Court Ruling

Independence Plaza North tenants believe their apartments should be rent-stabilized.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Grand Street Tenants Evicted By Fire See Way Home in Court Decision

A civil court judge ruled that the owners of 289 Grand Street must restore its apartments.

Downtown »

Crane Accident Raises Safety Questions at World Trade Center

Steel beams fell 40 stories from 4 World Trade Center in the Feb. 16, 2012 accident.