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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.

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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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

City Council Committee Pushes for Legislation to Regulate Chinatown Buses

A Council committee endorsed a resolution urging the state to pass legislation to regulate inter-city buses.

Downtown »

Aging TriBeCa Residents Fight to Save Their Senior Center

The city will close the Independence Plaza center unless the state puts more money into the budget.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Permit Could Tame Lawless Chinatown Buses

Politicians have introduced legislation that could force intercity buses to need permits.

Downtown »

New Congestion Pricing Plan in Works, Report Says

The city is reportedly trying to charge drivers $10 to enter Lower Manhattan on weekdays.

East Village & Lower East Side »

City Orders Skaters and Cyclists Out of Chatham Square

The city recently installed "No Skateboarding" signs in the public plaza and will add guards to prevent skating.

Manhattan »

Downtown Construction Center Extended Through 2013

The Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center will continue for another three years.

Downtown »

Keep Lower Manhattan Construction Agency Opens, Residents and Politicians Say

The Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center is scheduled to sunset at the end of the year.

Downtown »

Downtown Arts Center, Pedestrian Bridge and East River Park Get $137 Million Boost

The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. voted on the $137 million in grants Monday morning.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Cherry Trees to Bloom in Chinatown Along Bowery

Local leaders pushed to plant cherry trees along the Bowery as part of a redesign of the high-traffic stretch.

Downtown »

Battery Park Dogs Must Stay Leashed for Now, Parks Dept Says

The Parks Department will continue meeting with dog owners to seek a compromise.

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