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Wider Sidewalks Coming to Delancey Street After Dashane Santana's Death

The Department of Transportation is announcing a major safety overhaul of Delancey Street Feb. 8, 2012.

East Village & Lower East Side »

City to Unveil Delancey Street Safety Plan After Dashane Santana's Death

The city's plan comes almost a month after 12-year-old Dashane Santana was killed crossing Delancey St.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Crossing Where Dashane Santana Died is Among City's Worst

Pedestrians at Delancey Street and Clinton Street have just 22 seconds to cross 10 lanes of traffic.

Manhattan »

State Lawmakers Released Redistricting Plans, Drawing Criticism from Dems

The new maps would create an Asian-American majority district and add a 63rd Senate seat upstate.

East Village & Lower East Side »

March for Chinatown Soldier Danny Chen Draws Hundreds Calling For Answers

Hundreds marched in memory of Army Pvt. Danny Chen, calling for answers from the military.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Celebrates Survival

The St. Mark's Bookshop celebrated a rent reduction and clearance of debt on Thursday night.

Downtown »

Governors Island Wants Low-Flying Helicopters to Buzz Off

Frequent helicopter flights over Governors Island disturb visitors, the park superintendent said.

Downtown »

Mark Ruffalo Joins Rally Against Hydrofracking at BMCC

Mark Ruffalo and hundreds of others rallied against hydrofracking at BMCC Wednedsay.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Gas Outage at Lower East Side's Smith Houses Threatens Thanksgiving

Sixteen families within Alfred E. Smith Houses could be without gas on Thanksgiving, prompting elected officials to act and the residents' association to raise funds for food.

Downtown »

Convert Tweed Courthouse to a School, Downtown Pol Says

State Sen. Daniel Squadron suggested that the Department of Education vacate its offices at Tweed Courthouse to make way for a school.

Downtown »

Downtown Hospital Gets New Ambulances

New York Downtown Hospital now has more ambulances on call around the clock in Lower Manhattan.

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street Gets Porta-Potties

Occupy Wall Street installed three portable toilets outside 52 Broadway, the United Federation of Teachers' headquarters.

Downtown »

Wall Street Barricades Return Hours After Being Removed

The police barricades meant to deter Occupy Wall Street protesters and that led the struggling Milk Street Cafe to fire 21 staff members were back up again Wednesday night.

Downtown »

City Removes Barricades That Blocked Struggling Wall Street Cafe

The city removed the metal police barricades from Wall Street Wednesday as Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson dined at a struggling Wall Street Cafe that said it had to lay off workers because of the lockdown.

East Village & Lower East Side »

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.