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Financial District »

Overcrowded Sidewalks Top Biggest Problems Downtown, Survey Says

According to a CB1 survey, Lower Manhattan's biggest problem is overcrowded sidewalks.

Williamsburg »

BP Backing More Williamsburg Liquor Licenses, Despite Local Opposition

Borough President Eric Adams urged the SLA to approve a license for a restaurant that hundreds oppose.

Financial District »

MAP: Find Out if Your Downtown Apartment Should Be Rent Regulated

Numerous buildings in Lower Manhattan are eligible for rent stabilization, unbeknowst to many residents.

Civic Center »

Community Board 1's Jeff Galloway Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Galloway, a lawyer in a prestigious firm, pleaded guilty Thursday in Manhattan Criminal Court.

South Street Seaport »

City and Developer Allowed Seaport Buildings to Crumble, Neighbors Say

Portions of long disputed, historic buildings will have to be torn down, officials said.

Battery Park City »

A Youth Movement For Manhattan's Community Boards: 6 New Teen Members

Six new teenagers, ages 16 and 17, are now members of Manhattan community boards.

TriBeCa »

Make Art While Sipping Wine and Beer at TriBeCa's New 'Muse Paintbar'

The expansive new Greenwich Street bar is slated to open by September.

Financial District »

East Village Chef Opening 'Austrian-Leaning' Eatery in FiDi

The new 35-seat restaurant will be a "neighborhood joint," chef Eduard Frauneder said.

South Street Seaport »

Cipriani-Owned Luxury Boutique Hotel Mr. C Opening in South Street Seaport

The seven-story hotel will feature a restaurant and two bars at 33 Peck Slip.

Financial District »

MAP: Where You'll Find the Dwindling Affordable Apts in Lower Manhattan

Affordable rentals have decreased Downtown by more 20 percent over the past four years.

Battery Park City »

NYPD Intelligence Division Moves Headquarters to Battery Park City

The NYPD's intelligence gathering agency has moved from Chelsea to 250 Vesey St.

Civic Center »

Giant Orange Sculptures Heading to Foley Square

The abstract artwork will be installed in Thomas Paine Park this spring for a temporary exhibit.

TriBeCa »

MAP: More Parking Spots Coming to TriBeCa

The DOT will add alternate-side parking on 11 blocks in northwestern TriBeCa.

Financial District »

Greenmarket Bringing Wine and Fresh Produce Back to Financial District

The Water Street greenmarket at Coenties Slip will return on Thursdays from July 2 to Nov. 19, 2015.

Greenpoint »

Newtown Barge Park Plan Offers Little League Field and City Views

The community will vote on a final design next month.