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MTA to Increase L Train Service by Next Year

The MTA announced a plan Monday increase the amount of weekend and weekday trains on the L line by summer 2012.

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Advocates Call on City to Remove Illegal East Village Penthouse Addition

Tenants of 515 E. Fifth St. joined elected officials Tuesday to call on the city to enforce its ruling.

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MTA Looks to Increase L Train Service as Ridership Rises

The MTA said the increase could come by next year after an inquiry into weekend service by State Sen. Daniel Squadron.

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Chinatown's Stinky Street Puddles a Drain on Community, Pols Say

State Sen. Daniel Squadron called on the city to address Chinatown's "ponding" problem.

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Libraries Forgive Kids' Fines

The city's libraries are offering kids a chance to eliminate their overdue fines.

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'Survivor Tree' Planted in Battery Park to Mark Rebirth of Lower Manhattan

A 'Survivor Tree' was planted in Battery Park Monday to represent the rebirth of lower Manhattan on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Delancey Street Deaths Spur Call for Pedestrian Safety Measures

Pols called for better safety on Delancey Street a week after a man was killed while cycling on the high-traffic block.

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Battery Park City Celebrates National Night Out

Residents chatted with police officers and enjoyed free food, music and games.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Forum Will Explore Hurdles Still Facing Same-Sex Couples

Elected officials will discuss a range of issues LGBT couples still face in aftermath of the legalization of gay marriage in New York.

Downtown »

New East River Waterfront Park Goes to the Dogs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially opened the first section of the $165 million waterfront park.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Squadron Calls For Review of F and L Subway Service

Sen. Daniel Squadron asked the MTA to review both subway lines with increased riders on weekends.

Downtown »

Push to Close Building Safety Loophole After Deutsche Bank Acquittals

Hundreds of city buildings are not subject to city fire safety codes because they are owned by the state or federal government.

Downtown »

9/11 Memorial Tour Buses Parking Plan Draws Fire

Tour guides say the policies are too strict, while residents say they are too lenient.

Downtown »

Banning Tourist Helicopters Solves Nothing, Official Says

The city would lose the limited control it has over tourist helicopters if it bans them from lower Manhattan, officials said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Chess Champs Honored by Schools Chief

The Yung Wing School's "Panda Pawns" were the first elementary-school team to beat high-schoolers in a national contest.

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