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City Council Members Introduce Bill to Ban Tourist Helicopters in City

Several councilmembers, including Margaret Chin, Helen Rosenthal and Carlos Menchacha, support the ban.

Chinatown »

Safety Upgrades Planned for Site Where Dump Truck Fatally Hit Elderly Man

The Department of Transportation had announced safety improvements for the Manhattan Bridge area in May.

Chinatown »

Fung Wah Owner Slams Brakes on Buses' Return, City Officials Say

Fung Wah's owner has decided to close the business, according to Councilwoman Margaret Chin's office.

Lower East Side »

Nearly $150K of City Council Funding Allocated to Prevent Tenant Harassment

City Councilwomen Margaret Chin and Rosie Mendez said it was one of the biggest in their districts.

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."

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.

SoHo »

East Village Explosion Renews SoHo Residents' Fear of Fire Escape Removal

The FDNY is concerned about the potential removal of fire escapes from two Greene Street buildings.

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.

Chinatown »

Elected Officials Continue Push to Make Lunar New Year a School Holiday

Local elected officials urged Mayor Bill De Blasio to make Lunar New Year a school holiday.

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.

Financial District »

Lower Manhattan 'Shocked and Saddened' by Sheldon Silver's Arrest

Residents fear they've lost an advocate for "getting things done" after Silver was charged with fraud.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Lower East Side »

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.