Several councilmembers, including Margaret Chin, Helen Rosenthal and Carlos Menchacha, support the ban.
The Department of Transportation had announced safety improvements for the Manhattan Bridge area in May.
Fung Wah's owner has decided to close the business, according to Councilwoman Margaret Chin's office.
City Councilwomen Margaret Chin and Rosie Mendez said it was one of the biggest in their districts.
The Howard Hughes Corporation, in a letter to the mayor, said they are working on the "height issue."
Five elected officials are asking for inspection reports for historic buildings demolition.
The FDNY is concerned about the potential removal of fire escapes from two Greene Street buildings.
Tenants of four SMA Equities-owned buildings in the Lower East Side and Nolita are suing their landlord.
Local elected officials urged Mayor Bill De Blasio to make Lunar New Year a school holiday.
The Italian fashion brand will lease a 15,000-square-foot historic building on Mercer Street.
Residents fear they've lost an advocate for "getting things done" after Silver was charged with fraud.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.
Community members will be able to express their thoughts on a new charter school in the Lower East Side.
The LES Dwellers has asked local bar owners and elected officials to take a stand against SantaCon.
Howard Hughes reduced its proposed skyscraper more than 100 feet, but that's not enough, officials said.
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