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Upper West Side »

Space-Starved Parents Move Their Babies Into Bathrooms and Closets

New Yorkers get creative with limited space by turning bathrooms and closets into bedrooms for kids.

Rockaway Beach »

Cost of Controversial Beach Shacks Increases by $8.5M

The cost of the beachside bathrooms and lifeguard shacks rose from $105 million to $113.5 million.

Williamsburg »

Luxe Bedford Ave. Building Features Mini-Beach and Recording Studio

Apartments feature hardwood floors, stainless steel kitchens and matte porcelain bathrooms.

Upper West Side »

UWS Library Gets $1M for New Bathrooms and Teen Center

The new bathrooms will replace a single aging facility, and the renovation will add a teen center. 

Upper West Side »

Man Indicted on Charges of Sexually Abusing Toddler in Riverside Park

Jason Carroll, 23, was asked to watch the 2-year-old girl when his sister couldn't, court papers say.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Cadman Plaza to Get Self-Cleaning Public Bathroom with Panic Button

The automated toilet will allow users 15 minutes inside, and self-clean after each use.

Upper West Side »

Solar-Powered Toilets in Riverside Park Get $50K Grant

A $6 million campaign to bring the solar-powered toilets to Riverside Park is under way. 

Lower East Side »

Tiny Crepe Shop Reopens After Adding Miniature Bathroom

LES Crepes built a bathroom for its employees after being shut down by the Health Department.

Lower East Side »

80-Square-Foot Crepe Shop Shut Down for Not Having Bathroom

The Health Department shut down LES Crepes on Essex Street.

Lower East Side »

Derelict LES Bathroom Could Become Community Center Under Renovation Plan

Three abandoned buildings are being eyed by local organizations for renovations.

Greenwich Village »

Transgender New Yorkers Face Scorn and Violence Using Public Restrooms

Using the bathroom without harassment is a daily struggle, many transgender people say.

Wakefield »

Ramarley Graham's Father Slams Cops Who Cheered His Son's Killer

Franclot Graham felt angry and insulted that cops cheered for Officer Richard Haste.

Coney Island & Brighton Beach »

Brighton Beach Boardwalk Bathroom Worker Adds Touch of Beauty to Toilets

Hazel Chatman has spent the last 18 years turning a public bathroom into an oasis on the boardwalk.

St. George & Port Richmond »

Staten Island Man Tangles With 4-Foot Snake in Toilet

No one was harmed in the brief brush with nature, including the 4-foot-long California King snake.

Midtown & Theater District »

Firefighters Break Through Wall in NYT Building Elevator Rescue

Firefighters broke through a wall at the New York Times building to rescue a man trapped in an elevator.