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Long Island City »

Landmarks Pulls Plan to Remove 100 Sites From Consideration

Preservationists say the proposal from the de Blasio administration lacked transparency.

Park Slope »

Parks Dept. Puts a Stop to Spinning Playground Equipment After Injuries

Parents say the Parks Department went too far when it welded spinning playground equipment into place.

Civic Center »

Nearly 100 Sites Quietly Being Removed From Landmarks Consideration

Critics say that the move leaves the sites and the districts vulnerable.

Greenpoint »

7 Things For You To Do This Week in New York City

From stenciling to inline skating, we've got the scoop on unique New York happenings this week.

Union Square »

Union Square Playground Closes for Three Weeks of Repairs

The Union Square playground closed Monday so workers could replace tiles on the ground, officials said.

Flatiron »

Bouncer Arrested After Booting Man From Bar for Wearing Shorts, Police Say

A bouncer at The Ainsworth was arrested after he threw a man out of the bar by the neck, police said.

Union Square »

Lawsuit Over Restaurant in Union Square Park Goes to Appeals Court

A community group is fighting the city's plan to open an eatery in Union Square Park.

SoHo »

Village and SoHo Sprinklers Where Kids Can Find Relief From the Heat Wave

Downtown water destinations for kids include a 3-foot pool and a water-spraying hoop to run through.

Union Square »

Upscale Eatery Can Open in Union Square Park, Court Rules

An appeals court panel dismissed a bid filed to stop the restaurant from opening.

New York City »

Early Summer Sizzle Lets New Yorkers Test Tactics for Keeping Cool

Residents across the city have devised ways of keeping cool.

Union Square »

Woman Found Dead in Union Square Park Loved to Travel, Says Family

Kayla Mitchell, who was believed to be homeless, was found under a tree near 14th Street.

Union Square »

Union Square Holiday Market Opens Friday

The popular market features more food vendors than ever before and a special "Little Brooklyn" section.

Union Square »

Harvest in the Square Returns with Food from More Than 50 Restaurants

Last year, the food and wine event brought in more than $300,000 for the Union Square Partnership.

Greenwich Village »

Homeless Advocate Plans Week-Long Stay in Washington Sq. Park

Yusef Ramelize will sleep in Washington Square Park for one week in August to raise money for charity.

Murray Hill »

Parks Host Special Events For Kids on Manhattan's East Side

Kids from Midtown East to Union Square can frequent multiple parks with a variety of amenities.

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