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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.

Midtown »

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.

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