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Uptown Leaders Rip GWB Bus Station Development For Not Including Locals

Elected officials, including Ydanis Rodriguez, said the developer has barely worked with the community.

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.

Inwood »

Woman Scammed Thousands from Families Seeking Affordable Apartments

At least four families paid the suspect about $3,000 for apartments at 552 Academy St., officials said.

Inwood »

Cuban Nightspot Gets Green Light to Open in Inwood Space With Violent Past

The 123-seat venue at 5060 Broadway got the approval of CB12's liquor license committee. 

Washington Heights »

Uptown Councilman Introduces Law to Ban Hookah Sales at Bars, Grocers

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez's bill would prevent businesses from selling hookah-related products.

Washington Heights »

Decrepit Bathrooms at Century-Old WaHi School Need Overhaul, Parents Say

The restrooms at P.S. 132 need to be upgraded for health and safety reasons, parents said.

Lower East Side »

Success Academy LES Relocation Needs a Public Hearing, Officials Say

State and local officials sent letters to Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña this week.

Hudson Heights »

Blaze at Uptown Building Leads to Discovery of Unsafe Fire Escapes

Inspectors found a dangerous situation at 590 Fort Washington Ave.'s fire escapes, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Speed Limit Lowered to 25 MPH for Vision Zero Plan

The 30 mph limit had been in place since 1964.

Fort George »

Run-Down 191st Street Tunnel Gets New Lighting

The DOT recently installed LED fixtures and says more improvements are on the way.

Lower East Side »

SUNY Blames 'Administrative Error' for Success Academy Confusion

SUNY claimed Success Academy's written online approval for Districts 1 or 6 on a data-entry glitch.

Lower East Side »

Success Academy Quietly Moves to Open New LES or Uptown School

Success Academy got permission to open a school in Districts 1 or 6 without community outreach.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Residents to Vote on How to Spend $1M in City Funds

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez will offer participatory budgeting for the first time this year.

Washington Heights »

The Gap, Buffalo Wild Wings Coming to GWB Bus Terminal

The national chains are joining smaller local businesses at the revamped site.

Little Italy »

NYPD Needs to Charge Driver Who Killed Elderly Pedestrian, Officials Say

Several City Council members urged the NYPD to hold the driver accountable in a letter sent Wednesday.

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