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Midtown »

Massive 52nd Street Pothole Still Unfilled a Month After Complaint

A three-and-a-half-foot wide pothole on W. 52nd Street and Seventh Avenue is still waiting to be filled.

Midtown »

Gold Bars and a Dead Man's Ashes Among Odd Items People Left Behind in Cabs

The Taxi and Limousine Commission received more than 54,000 reports of missing property since Jan. 2013.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Midtown's New Precinct Commander Pledges to Fight Theft

Deputy Inspector John Hart took over command of the Midtown North precinct this month. 

Park Slope »

With Easter Weeks Away, Christmas Trees Still Litter Park Slope Sidewalks

Residents are wondering if the tree trash will ever be picked up.

Ridgewood »

Urban Beastmasters Wild About Illegal Animals

Despite it being against the law, some New Yorkers can't help keeping illegal animals, they said.

Mariners Harbor »

Woman Calls 911 to Report Abandoned Baby, But Doesn't Mention it's a Dog

Candice A. Salvatore, 27, called 911 to report an abandoned baby, but failed to mention it was a dog.

New York City »

Christine Quinn Wants to Replace Textbooks with Tablets

The expected mayoral candidate wants to swap pricey textbooks for tablets.

Midtown »

Rowdy Pool Parties at Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel to Be Probed by City

Sunday parties at the swanky high-rise pool have reportedly driven nearby neighbors to cry foul.

Inwood »

Inwood Residents Rescue Kitten Stuck in Tree

A group of neighbors worked together to rescue a kitten that was stuck in a tree for several days.

New York City »

Animal Control Debuts 311-Style Phone Service for Pet Owners

Animal Care and Control launched a help line for pet owners and to answer animal-related questions.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Partying at Gramercy Park Hotel Driving Neighbors Crazy

The hotel on Lexington Avenue hosts live music events that neighbors say have gotten way too loud.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

311 Hotline Gave Parents Wrong Info About New UES School, Pol Says

The 311 hotline didn't get maps with the DOE's newly created school on the Upper East Side.

Manhattan »

City Claims No Obligation to Provide Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

In a court hearing, a city attorney claimed the TLC has no obligation to make cabs accessible for all.

Manhattan »

Shake Shack Still Crowded As Parks Reopen After the Storm

Most parks across Manhattan reopened Monday following Hurricane Irene.

Midtown & Theater District »

Gross Midtown Block to be Cleaned Up

Locals have been complaining for years about stagnant water and numerous potholes on West 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.