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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.

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.

Lower East Side »

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car on South Street, Police Say

Shu Fan Haung, 82, died from her injuries after she was hit while crossing South Street last week.

TriBeCa »

Dance Company Builds High-Tech Studios and Performance Space in TriBeCa

Gibney Dance is opening studios featuring high-tech cameras, projectors and video editing equipment.

Lower East Side »

Slow Zones Coming to Houston Street and the Bowery This Fall

The city will reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on Houston Street and the Bowery starting in November.

Chinatown »

Garden Grows Fresh Veggies in Columbus Park

A health center built the new garden to encourage kids to be more physically active.

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