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Washington Heights »

Illegal Gas Hookups in Uptown Buildings Were 'Time Bomb,' Councilman Says

Con Ed recently shut off gas at eight buildings owned by Alma Realty due to illegal hookups. 

Hamilton Heights »

$1.3 M Voted to Fund Greenhouses, Ball Courts and Trees in Hamilton Heights

Winning projects include a public greenhouse and repairs to local playgrounds and basketball courts.

Washington Heights »

Pols Want Hudson River Ferry With Stops in Washington Heights and Inwood

The ferry would stop at 178th and Dyckman streets, in addition to Harlem, Midtown and Upper West Side.

Upper West Side »

Manhattan Valley Shootings Outpace All of 2014, Police Say

A man was shot in the leg Sunday afternoon after a fight broke out on West 109th Street. 

West Harlem »

Harlem Torn About Expanding Bus-Only Lanes on 125th Street

The Department of Transportation wants to expand bus-only lanes along 125th Street to Morningside Ave.

Upper West Side »

Trash Feeds Rats After NYCHA Fails to Fix Broken Garbage Compactor

With the compactor broken, Frederick Douglass Houses residents have to leave garbage outside.

Hamilton Heights »

Choose How to Spend $1 Million in Hamilton Heights

For the first time, City Councilman Mark Levine is letting residents decide how to spend $1 million. 

Upper West Side »

Parents at UWS Elementary School Sue to Stop Nursing Home Construction

Parents say construction of the 20-story nursing home will be detrimental to their children's education.

Washington Heights »

3 Uptown Events Happening This Weekend

Listen to a National Poetry Slam champion, learn to long jump or see excerpts from three new plays.

Coney Island »

Keep Beaches Open Through End of September, City Council Urges Parks Dept

City council members are pushing for a bill to extend the city's beach and pool season. 

Hamilton Heights »

Father Killed and 4 Others Hurt in Hamilton Heights Shooting, Police Say

Shadale Graham was killed when two gunmen opened fire after an argument on Sunday evening, police said.

Upper West Side »

26 UWS Blocks to Get Daily Trash Cleanup

DOE Fund staffers will focus on cleaning and bagging trash along Broadway. 

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Upper West Side »

MAP: Green Roofs, Music Practice Rooms Part of $40M Upgrade to Schools

The projects range from upgrading facilities like auditoriums and boilers to creating rooftop gardens.