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City's Top Hospitals Fail to Vaccinate Newborns Against Hep B, Study Shows

Health officials say all babies should receive the vaccine, but hospital policies vary.

Chinatown »

City Will Begin Fining Illegal Chinatown Buses by August

Long-distance bus companies risk fines as high as $2,500 for breaking rules established a year ago.

South Street Seaport »

New Amsterdam Market Shuts Down Suddenly

The longtime outdoor market will not return to South Street to finish its season, its founder said.

Battery Park City »

City to Revamp Stuyvesant High Auditorium Where 9/11 Dust Concerns Linger

Auditorium seats in the school just blocks from Ground Zero were never replaced.

Battery Park City »

Bus Stop Countdown Clocks Headed Downtown, DOT Says

About 13 countdown clocks will be installed on two Lower Manhattan bus routes in 2015, officials said.

Battery Park City »

City Installing Speed Bumps Near 3 Lower Manhattan Schools

Speed bumps are coming to Battery Park City's P.S. 276, the LES's P.S. 2 and Chinatown's P.S. 124.

TriBeCa »

Restaurants That Dump Leaky Garbage Bags Should Be Fined, Councilwoman Says

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants to fight rat infestations by targeting garbage leaks. 

Washington Heights »

Second Wave of Green Taxis to Hit City Streets in August

The TLC's expanded green cab fleet will include more than 2,500 wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

East Village »

Family and Community Remember East Village Man Beaten to Death

Wen Hui Ruan, 68, was killed May 9 in an attempted robbery on East Sixth Street.

Lower East Side »

Campaign to Rename LES Corner 'Beastie Boys Square' Gains Support

City Councilman Mark Levine said he thinks New York City's hip-hop history should be celebrated. 

Lower East Side »

Tech School Slated For Lower East Side Headed Downtown Instead

The plan to locate another high school within University Neighborhood High School has been scrapped.

South Street Seaport »

Task Force Begins Review of Controversial 50-Story Seaport Tower

Howard Hughes Corporation is submitting its development plans to a community task force.

Lower East Side »

Try Your Hand at Remodeling Orchard Street With Interactive LES Workshop

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District is holding a workshop on Orchard Street Wednesday.

Lower East Side »

Elderly Straphangers Fed Up With Delays in Fixing LES Station's Escalator

The MTA has pushed back the reopening date for the escalator at East Broadway station several times.

Midtown »

Manhattan Pols Seek to Rein in SantaCon 'Scourge'

State and city leaders called on event organizers to adhere to three guiding principles next month.

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