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Upper West Side »

Cracked UWS Basketball Courts and Playground to Get $1.55M Renovation

The basketball courts, lighting, pathways, entrances and seating will all be updated under the plan.

Upper West Side »

Education Leaders Demand DOE Revise Beacon HS Construction Schedule

They argue the September 2015 move-in deadline is too close to the start of school. 

Central Harlem »

Residents Ask City to Get Raccoons Off Their Block Before Mating Season

A family of raccoons that invaded a block of West 119th Street in August has residents mad.

Hamilton Heights »

Tenant Advocacy Group Lands on Public Advocate's Worst Landlord List

Urban Homesteading Assistance Board made the list for a decrepit Hamilton Heights building it co-owns.

Hudson Square »

Notes Reveal What a Developer Wants to Do With Pier 40's Air Rights

A secret meeting was held between the Manhattan Borough President and Atlas Capital.

Upper West Side »

State AG Files Motion to Stop Sale of UWS Senior Residence

Eric Schneiderman filed a motion opposing the proposed $108 million sale of the Salvation Army facility.

Lower East Side »

Bring East River Ferry to LES and Brooklyn Heights, Officials Say

A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.

Greenwich Village »

Keep Village Senior Center Open, Advocates Beg Cardinal Dolan

The Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center is in danger of closing when its lease expires is June 2015.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Ex-Con Stabbed Community Board Member to Death in Own Home, Prosecutors Say

Jeffrey Wong told investigators that Khemraj Singh "fell on his knife," prosecutors said.

Upper West Side »

'Poor Door' Building's Affordable Units to Be Luxury-Class, Developer Says

The affordable units will have high-end applicances and amenities, developers said. 

Upper West Side »

Central Park Should Be Car-Free During Summer, Councilmembers Say

Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine proposed legislation that would ban cars in certain parts of the park.

Upper West Side »

Public Design Commission Approves Controverisal UWS Playground Redesign

The PDC said the Parks Department only has to modify three benches before it gives final approval.

Lower East Side »

Knickerbocker Village Tenants Fighting 13 Percent Rent Hike

Tenants in the Lower East Side affordable housing complex are fighting a proposed rent increase.

East Village »

Elected Officials Accuse NY Observer Owner of Tenant Harassment

Local officials called on developer Jared Kushner to address tenants' concerns at 170-174 E. Second St.

Hamilton Heights »

Hamilton Heights Plagued by Mosquitos From Stagnant Pools on Access Road

Mosquitos have been breeding in ponds formed from rainfall and highway runoff near the park.

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