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Sutton Place »

Sutton Place Park Construction Delayed by More Than a Year

The park at Sutton Place South won't be completed until fall 2016, the Parks Department said.

Financial District »

Take a Selfie With 1 World Trade Center at Downtown Photo Kiosk

A selfie kiosk, in Albany Plaza, lets visitors snap a photo with One WTC in the background.

Financial District »

Downtown's Changing Cityscape: Here's What's Opening When

Dozens of construction projects will transform Lower Manhattan over the next four years.

Civic Center »

Former Councilwoman Jessica Lappin Named President of Downtown Alliance

Jessica Lappin took the position previously held by Elizabeth Berger, who died of cancer last year.

Chinatown »

Delivery Workers Keep Riding Electric Bikes Despite Ban

Workers said the bikes make it easier for them to do a job that has few rewards.

Sutton Place »

Sutton Place Park Will Open to Public by Fall 2015, City Says

A Sutton Place co-op's private garden will be turned into a public esplanade.

Upper East Side »

Intersection Where Teen Was Killed by Car Needs Immediate Fix, Pol Warns

The intersection of Third Avenue and East 60th Street has been the site of two deaths since 2010.

Upper East Side »

Council Candidate Kallos Picks Up DC 1707 Endorsement

The support comes as Kallos' opponent struggles amid sexual harrassment allegations.

Upper East Side »

Trash Transfer Station Supporters Use Kids as 'Human Shields,' Foes Say

Asphalt Green and Pledge 2 Protect have slammed Borough President contender Julie Menin.

Upper East Side »

UES City Council Hopeful Has Only $5K in Funds Weeks Before Primary

Ed Hartzog has raised $47,318, but has spent $42,468 ahead of the September election, records show.

Oakland Gardens »

Bloomberg Scouted GOP Candidates to Oust Weprin After Stop-and-Frisk Vote

A mayoral aide tried to recruit a candidate to run against City Councilman Mark Weprin as retaliation.

Upper East Side »

PBA Slams UES Pols for 'Making Neighborhood More Dangerous'

The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association has launched a petitioning effort against two UES politicians.

Upper East Side »

Jessica Lappin Lands Plumbers' Union Backing in Borough President Race

Plumbers Local 1 is backing the Upper East Side City Council member.

Upper East Side »

Parents Protest Proposed Admissions Plan for New UES Middle School

The Department of Education wants the student body to meet "unprecedented" criteria, critics say.

Yorkville »

Hundreds Pack Upper East Side Church to Protest Marine Transfer Station

Residents came out against the planned East 91st Street project in a meeting Tuesday night.