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Yorkville »

Man Found Stabbed to Death in Upper East Side Apartment, Police Say

Hector Rossy was stabbed to death inside his apartment, police said.

Gramercy »

Man Beaten in Possible Anti-Gay Attack in Gramercy, Police Say

Three men hurled anti-gay insults at a man they attacked in Gramercy Wednesday, police said.

Upper East Side »

Fire Breaks Out at Upper East Side Apartment Building, FDNY Says

Apartments and the ground-floor hookah bar at 1134 First Ave. sustained damages in the blaze.

East Village »

Woman Sexually Assaulted Inside Her East Village Apartment, Police Say

A man forced his way into a woman's East Seventh Street apartment early Monday, police said.

Upper East Side »

10,000-Square-Foot Kids' Basketball Facility Opens on UES

Fastbreak Sports offers kids a chance to use the same tools as professionals.

Yorkville »

City Unveils Plan for Pedestrian Safety Improvements on UES

The plan would shorten crosswalks and add pedestrian islands on First and York avenues. 

East Harlem »

East Harlem Businesses Celebrate Protected Bike Lanes With a Ride

Transportation Alternatives is hosting a ride Saturday to celebrate protected bike lanes in East Harlem.

East Village »

Pride and Joy BBQ Wins Liquor License for Lucky Cheng's Space Amid Lawsuit

Pride and Joy BBQ is opening on First Avenue in the former Lucky Cheng's space.

East Village »

Traffic Slow Zone Approved for Alphabet City

The Department of Transportation approved a slow zone to lower East Village traffic speeds by 10 mph.

East Village »

East Village Hare Krishna Center to Open Vegetarian Buffet Restaurant

The Bhakti Center on First Avenue is opening a buffet after an earlier eatery closed down 2 years ago.

Upper East Side »

Silver-Haired Burglar Used Fire Escapes to Rob Apartments, Cops Say

An agile burglar used fire escapes to enter apartments and steal iPads and jewelry, cops said.

Murray Hill »

Four Hurt After Taxi Crash Sparks Scaffolding Collapse Near UN

The accident happened on First Avenue and East 42nd Street Thursday afternoon.

Yorkville »

'Vino-Versity' Teaches Wine Basics to Budding Oenophiles in Yorkville

Vino-Versity aims to turn wine amateurs into connoisseurs.

East Harlem »

Woman Pinned Under Fallen Tree Branch During Basketball Game, FDNY Says

A woman was playing basketball in East Harlem when a branch fell on her, witnesses said.

Kips Bay »

Residents Slam Proposed Kips Bay Sanitation Garage

The Sanitation Department wants to build a 163-truck garage at First Avenue and East 25th Street.