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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.

Downtown »

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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Group Calls for Safety Improvements at Deadly Lower East Side Crossing

Transportation Alternatives is pressing for safety measures at Delancey and Essex streets after a woman's death last week.

Downtown »

Ban Noisy Tourist Helicopters Downtown, Pols Say

Politicians are calling on the city end tourist flights from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Co-Op Welcomes Electric Cars

A Lower East Side co-op complex has started an electric car-sharing program for residents.

Downtown »

J&R Celebrates 40th Anniversary Downtown

The electronics store started with a 500-square-foot shop in 1971.

Downtown »

9/11 Memorial Tour Buses Will Pay to Park Downtown

The city may also make 9/11 memorial tour buses buy a permit.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Assembly Passes Bill to Regulate Tour Buses in Wake of Deadly Crashes

The Assembly voted to pass a measure Monday that would create a permit system for intercity bus operators.

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