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Washington Heights »

12-Year-Old Boy Struck by City Bus in Washington Heights, Officials Say

The boy was struck while crossing Amsterdam Avenue near 165th Street, officials said.

SoHo »

Hampton Chutney to Leave Prince Street After 15 Years

After the landlord didn't renew their lease, the shop is on the move to Grand Street.

Upper West Side »

Grand Sichuan Closed by Health Department for Mice and Roaches

The Amsterdam Avenue outpost had evidence of mice and roach in the kitchen, according to the city DOH. 

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Why the Upper West Side Isn't a Lunch Neighborhood

We talk with a local restaurateur about how he's keeping his tables full in a competitive climate.

Upper West Side »

Man Wanted for Snatching Women's Credit Cards at UWS Thai Restaurant

The suspect struck twice at Land Thai Kitchen on Amsterdam Avenue in September, police said.

Upper West Side »

Burglar Steals Cash, Tequila and Scotch From Bar, Police Say

A burglar broke into wine and tapas spot Bar Rique, stealing $750 and two bottles of booze, police said.

Morningside Heights »

Driver Was 'Scared' When He Fled Hit-and-Run That Killed Photographer: DA

Police arrested Prezidor  Porbeni, 28, in the hit-and-run crash that killed Guler  Ugur-Yaacobi. 

Upper West Side »

Gluten-Free Italian Restaurant Risotteria Opening UWS Outpost

The West Village-based eatery is opening a location on Amsterdam Avenue and 78th Street. 

Manhattan Valley »

Massive Fire Guts Two Central Park Medical Unit Ambulances

A large fire in a garage injured five firefighters and destroyed two ambulances, officials said.

Washington Heights »

Man Dies After Fight at Washington Heights Bus Stop, Police Say

A man died after fighting with a suspect who was later arrested after a foot chase, police said.

Upper West Side »

UWS 'Sea of Concrete' Getting Closer to Becoming Public Plaza, Group Says

With the support of local leaders, the Stryker Park group said their plan has gained momentum. 

Morningside Heights »

Homeless Man Arrested for Sex Assault in Columbia Student Housing: Police

The 27-year-old attacker followed the woman into off-campus student housing, police said. 

Morningside Heights »

Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Columbia University, Officials Say

The woman was followed into her 113th Street building, according to school safety officials.  

Washington Heights »

Ticking Mailbox Temporarily Sparks Bomb Scare Outside Yeshiva University

A Postal Service device inside a mailbox created a ticking sound that prompted passersby to call 911.  

Central Harlem »

No Hoodies Allowed in Harlem Businesses, Signs Warn

The sign says "Do not enter with hoodie or mask. If so you are now trespassing."