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Hamilton Heights »

City Cracks Down on Trash and Drinking in Riverside Park After Complaints

The city is stepping up patrols and hiring new maintenance workers after complaints from residents.

Civic Center »

Low-Income Tenants Fighting Eviction Get $5M for Legal Help

The city's budget more than doubled funding for legal assistance for tenants in Housing Court.

Central Harlem »

Rangel-Espaillat Race Won't Hurt Black-Latino Political Bond, Observers Say

Beneath the surface of the racially charged campaign are common issues and goals, pundits said.

Midtown »

Puerto Rican Day Parade Fills Midtown With Music, Flags and Festivities

More than a million turned out for the parade, celebrating "One Nation, Many Voices" for its 57th year.

East Harlem »

Select Bus Service Rolls Out Along the M60 Line on 125th Street

Politicians lauded the new service, but advocates for the disabled said more could be done to help them.

Washington Heights »

Rangel Debate Telephone Skit Ridicules Opponents

Rangel's challengers called his behavior inappropriate given the forum's focus on poverty.

Upper West Side »

Pols Propose New Law to Curb Construction Near Schools at Rally

Local elected officials wants to require developers to get city approval to build near schools. 

Inwood »

Speed Limit to Be Reduced on Broadway Above Columbus Circle, DOT Says

The 8.3-mile stretch of Broadway will become New York's fourth arterial slow zone this July.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Five Hurt When MTA Bus Crashes Into Bus Stop Full of Waiting Passengers

A van hit an MTA bus on Broadway at 155th Street, sending both into a bus stop full of waiting people.

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. 

Upper West Side »

Law Could Add Hundreds of Audible Signals to City Crosswalks

The proposed law comes as visually impaired pedestrians demand a seat at the table.

Upper West Side »

Law Would Make Barring Tenants from Amenities a Civil Rights Violation

The proposal comes in response to rent-regulated tenants being barred from building amenities.

Upper West Side »

Plan Floated to Turn Long-Vacant Metro Theater into Community Arts Space

The Art Deco Broadway theater has sat empty for years, to the frustration of local residents. 

Upper East Side »

Let 16-Year-Olds Serve on Community Boards, Politicians Say

Councilman Ben Kallos wants to extend community board membership to older teens.

Upper West Side »

UWS Street Named for 4-Year-Old Crash Victim Ariel Russo

West 97th Street and Amsterdam Avenue was named after the 4-year-old girl killed there last year. 

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