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East Harlem »

125th Street Faces 3 Years of Detours Amid Harlem River Drive Repairs

The DOT repairs, which have not been widely publicized, will close the 125th St. exit for three years.

Fort Greene »

DOT Plan to Ban Left Turns from Flatbush Onto Myrtle Ave. Moves Ahead

The DOT's plan would force drivers who want to go east on Myrtle Avenue to go west and make a u-turn.

Gowanus »

Man Killed in Gowanus Hit-And-Run

Felipe Castro, 27, of Sunset Park was working at an auto shop when he was hit and killed, police said.

Corona »

Corona Plaza May Get a Stage or Terrace in New Plans

The plans for the plaza will also include more greenery and seating.

Upper West Side »

Controversial Bike Lane to be Extended on Columbus Ave.

After months of debate, the local community board approved a 32-block extension to a bike lane.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Surrealist Sculptures Pop Up Along Broadway Mall

A series of surrealist public sculptures have popped up along Broadway, intriguing locals.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

West End Avenue Truck Parking Spots Yanked by DOT

The DOT is removing its truck parking spaces on West End Ave after a 90-day trial.

Upper West Side »

Truck Parking Pilot Program Leaves West End Avenue Residents Fuming

A city pilot program that adds truck parking to West End Avenue is a failure, locals say.

Upper West Side »

Extended Sidewalk Curbs Approved Near Three Upper West Side Schools

Community Board 7 approved safety fixes at Collegiate, Booker T. Washington and Ascension schools.

Upper West Side »

DOT Launches Pilot Program to Combat Bad Bike Deliverymen

The DOT is hiring "bike inspectors" to combat bad delivery bikers with door-to-door restaurant visits.

Fort Greene »

Bicyclists Win a Small Victory in Fort Greene

The Executive Committee of Community Board 2 in Brooklyn approved a shared bike lane on Lafayette Avenue.

Upper West Side »

City Plans to Extend Curbs to Boost Kids' Safety Near Three Schools

The city DOT wants to widen more than a dozen sidewalks to protect students near three local schools.