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DOE to Host Public Hearing on Success Academy's LES Location

Community members will be able to express their thoughts on a new charter school in the Lower East Side.

Lower East Side »

Make the Lower East Side a 'SantaCon Free Zone,' Anti-Bar Group Says

The LES Dwellers has asked local bar owners and elected officials to take a stand against SantaCon.

Financial District »

PHOTOS: Check Out the Controversial 494-Foot Tower Proposed for the Seaport

Howard Hughes reduced its proposed skyscraper more than 100 feet, but that's not enough, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Success Academy LES Relocation Needs a Public Hearing, Officials Say

State and local officials sent letters to Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña this week.

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.

Lower East Side »

Halloween Party Aims to Delight Kids in Candy-Starved Lower East Side

The neighborhood caters to adults, but often neglects kiddie trick-or-treaters, organizers said.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Extends Construction Deadline for Proposed Bleecker St. Public School

The city now has until the end of 2018 to decide whether NYU's Bleecker St. site should become a school.

Greenwich Village »

Village Parents Push NYU to Extend Public School's Construction Deadline

Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.

Lower East Side »

SUNY Blames 'Administrative Error' for Success Academy Confusion

SUNY claimed Success Academy's written online approval for Districts 1 or 6 on a data-entry glitch.

SoHo »

Developer Promises Not to Put Big-Box Store in Glassy SoHo Building

The developer of 19 E. Houston St. said it will limit retail to 10,000 square feet.

Lower East Side »

Success Academy Quietly Moves to Open New LES or Uptown School

Success Academy got permission to open a school in Districts 1 or 6 without community outreach.

Greenwich Village »

City on Verge of Losing NYU Site That Was Supposed to Become Public School

The DOE must commit to build a school on Bleecker Street by Dec. 31, or else NYU will retake the site.

Little Italy »

NYPD Needs to Charge Driver Who Killed Elderly Pedestrian, Officials Say

Several City Council members urged the NYPD to hold the driver accountable in a letter sent Wednesday.

Upper West Side »

New Exhibit Chronicles Path of Chinese Americans in the U.S.

The New-York Historical Society details the journey of Chinese Americans from the 18th century to now.

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