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Kips Bay »

Plans for New Sanitation Garage in Kips Bay Leave Locals Fuming

The sanitation garage is part of a larger plan for a new cancer care center on the Upper East Side.

Midtown »

Slow Down East Midtown Rezoning, Locals and Pols Say

Several officials said the proposal is moving too fast and want a six-month slowdown.

New York City »

Former Mayor Ed Koch Endorses CB6 Chairman Mark Thompson for City Council

In a statement, the former mayor lauded Thompson's work with the community on the East Side.

Midtown East »

Residents Say Bike-Share Site Near UN Creates Safety Risk

The plaza is too close to the United Nations and too popular among protesters and tourists, they say.

Gramercy »

Historic Stuyvesant Square Park Fence to get $5.5 M Overhaul

The eastern portion of the historic fence, which dates to 1847, requires a $5.5 million renovation.

Stuy Town »

CB6 Chair Mark Thompson Launches Campaign for City Council

Thompson, who lives in Stuyvesant Town, has launched a website to drum up support and donations.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Controversial East River Greenway on the Agenda at Public Meeting

The public forum will allow elected officials to answer questions about the plan and its progress so far.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Prospective Candidates Line up to Vie For Dan Garodnick's Council Seat

At least two community leaders are seriously considering a run for Dan Garodnick's council seat.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Kips Bay to Test Pedestrian Plaza for Three Months

The DOT plans to temporarily turn a stretch of Second Avenue into public open space.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Baruch Flips Switch on $640K Security Lighting Project

The project, which illuminates buildings and trees around campus, has been in the works since 2007.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Canz Lands an Awkward First Date with Community Board

Canz a Citi Roadhouse is heading to the local community board for a discussion of its liquor license.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Site of Jayson Williams' DWI Crash Gets New Traffic Light

After a decade of community advocacy, a new traffic signal was installed near a Stuy Town intersection.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Canz to Be Squeezed by Community Board

Canz a City Roadhouse angered community members by opening in October without a liquor license.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Hooters Rival Canz Opens Without Liquor License, Officials Say

Canz a Citi Roadhouse, a Hooters-type chain, served up an opening day round of drinks at its new Murray Hill location Friday, but the State Liquor Authority says it doesn't have a liquor license.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

City Takes Step Towards Closing East River Greenway Gap

The city took a major step Wednesday toward closing the gaping hole in the East River's greenway that has cut residents off from the waterfront between East 38th and 60th streets.