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Central Harlem »

De Blasio Isn't the Only Progessive Politician Who Doesn't Pay Interns

From the City Council, to the Public Advocate and Members of Congress, electeds don't pay their interns.

Upper West Side »

Central Park Will Be Permanently Car-Free Above 72nd Street, Mayor Says

Bill de Blasio announced the northern section of Central Park would go car-free starting June 29. 

South Street Seaport »

Seaport Developer Pledges to Address the 'Height Issue' of Luxury Tower

The Howard Hughes Corporation, in a letter to the mayor, said they are working on the "height issue."

Central Harlem »

Lenox Terrace Residents Fighting Against Proposed Commercial Rezoning

The owners of the building filed plans to change the zoning from residential to commercial.

South Street Seaport »

Pols Want City's Inspection Report Before Seaport Buildings Are Torn Down

Five elected officials are asking for inspection reports for historic buildings demolition.

Battery Park City »

A Youth Movement For Manhattan's Community Boards: 6 New Teen Members

Six new teenagers, ages 16 and 17, are now members of Manhattan community boards.

East Village »

YouTube Backing Tompkins Square Park Basketball Court Renovations

Work is expected to begin later this month, the company announced Monday afternoon.

East Harlem »

East Harlem CB Member Who Missed a Dozen Meetings Gets Voted Off the Board

Alexa Birdsong went to one meeting in 2014 and has missed every meeting in 2015, records show.

East Village »

Tenant Coalition Files Four Lawsuits Against Landlord for Harassment

Tenants of four SMA Equities-owned buildings in the Lower East Side and Nolita are suing their landlord.

Upper West Side »

Parents at UWS Elementary School Sue to Stop Nursing Home Construction

Parents say construction of the 20-story nursing home will be detrimental to their children's education.

Upper West Side »

Collegiate School Wants to Move Required Affordable Housing to New Site

The private school, which is required to build the units, wants to move them to West 108th Street.

SoHo »

Dolce & Gabbana Gets Massive Flagship in SoHo After Developer Skirts Rules

The Italian fashion brand will lease a 15,000-square-foot historic building on Mercer Street.

Greenwich Village »

MAP: 9 Developments in SoHo and the Village to Watch For in 2015

Apartments, schools, retail space and a waterfront park are in the works for the Village.

Civic Center »

Barry Diller's $130M Floating Hudson River Arts Park Wins Approval

The Hudson River Park Trust unanimously approved the Pier55 park and performance space.

East Harlem »

Beaches Coming to the East River Under Harlem Nonprofit's Redesign

A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.