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Fire Near Madison Square Garden Fills W. 34th St. With Smoke

Flames erupted inside a vacant shop under construction on 34th Street near Penn Station, the FDNY said.

Midtown South »

Sanitation Employee Arrested for Fourth Time This Year, NYPD Says

Anthony Benjamin, 33, was arrested after stealing someone's credit card in Midtown, police said.

Sunset Park »

Woman Dragged Down Street by Purse Snatcher, Police Say

A 46-year-old woman was injured in the Sunset Park attack, police said.

Garment District »

Man Hit by Uptown C Train in Penn Station, MTA Says

A man was taken to Bellevue after getting hit by a train in Penn Station, the FDNY said.

Columbus Circle »

Horse Carriage Flips in Columbus Circle Accident, Witnesses Say

A horse-drawn carriage flipped onto its side near 58th Street and Eighth Avenue, witnesses said.

Central Harlem »

Girl Suffocated in Sofa Bed After Mom's Husband Left Her Alone, DA Says

Mohamed Barry, 50, was arrested after his wife's daughter, Aissante Diallo, suffocated, cops said.

Central Harlem »

3-Year-Old Girl Suffocates in Sofa Bed, Cops Say

Aissante Diallo was playing in her Harlem home when a sofa bed snapped shut, cops said.

Times Square & Theater District »

Fro-Yo Shop Opening in Times Square to Celebrate with Free Giveaway

Off the Wall's new store at 11 Times Square will be serving full-size yogurts for free on Aug. 20.

Midtown »

City Council Votes to Limit New MSG Permit to 10 Years

Local leaders hailed the vote, which they said will help clear the way for an expansion of Penn Station.

Times Square & Theater District »

Buffalo Wild Wings to Take Flight in Times Square

The sports bar and restaurant chain is opening a four-level, 15,000-square-foot eatery on W. 47th St.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Restaurant Sells Pink Whiskey to Fight Anti-Gay Violence

All proceeds from the $5 "Shot of Love" will go toward the Anti-Violence Project.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Falafel Joint Wrapido Shut Down for Rats, Roaches and Flies

The West 23rd Street spot received 85 violation points after a health inspection Saturday.

Times Square & Theater District »

Behind Times Square Food Extravaganza, Platoons of Helpers

Nearly 200 people helped make the annual Taste of Times Square a reality this week.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

'Birdman' Filming Will Fill W. 43rd St. With Smoke This Weekend, City Says

A movie starring Zach Galifianakis and Emma Stone will film in Midtown Saturday and Sunday.

Chelsea »

Man Fatally Struck by Train In Chelsea, FDNY Says

A train killed a man near 23rd Street hours after a 2 train hit a man at the 174th Street station.