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9/11 Memorial Tour Buses Parking Plan Draws Fire

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

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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.

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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.

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