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Central Harlem »

City Will Restore Benches to A. Philip Randolph Square at BP's Request

The benches were removed last fall because of concerns over the growing homeless population.

Upper West Side »

Pols Lament Exclusion of Broadway in UWS Historic District

Leaders and preservationists said not landmarking Broadway leaves it ripe for development. 

Upper West Side »

Plan to Redesign UWS Playground for Kids of All Abilities Gets $400K

A group pushing to redesign Bloomingdale Playground has received a $400,000 grant for the project.

Hudson Heights »

'Depressing' Hudson Heights Playground Needs Immediate Repairs, Locals Say

An Uptown playground that's slated for a redesign needs more immediate improvements, parents say.

SoHo »

'Know Your Rights' Forum At Church For Co-op, Condo, Live-Work Tenants

The forum will be held Wednesday night at St. Anthony's Church on Sullivan Street.

Civic Center »

Stringer Says Proposed Cap on Uber Expansion is Premature

The city should study traffic and other issues before imposing a cap on for-hire vehicle growth.

Financial District »

City Spending $1.5M to Throw Women's World Cup Parade Friday

The July 10 parade will begin at 11 a.m. and run along the Canyon of Heroes.

Civic Center »

Women's World Cup Champs Deserve NYC Parade, Manhattan Borough Prez Says

Gale Brewer wants the U.S. women's national soccer team to have a parade down the Canyon of Heroes.

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.