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Williamsburg »

New Williamsburg Community Center Wins Support of CB1

The new building would expand services for the more than century-old after-school program.

South Street Seaport »

Seaport Task Force Objects to Developer's Planned 50-Story Tower

A working group asked Howard Hughes for a shorter building, plus new open spaces and bike paths.

Mott Haven »

Community Board 1 Wants Science Center to Replace 40th Precinct

The center would be a good idea for "any neighborhood," said District Manager Cedric Loftin.

Civic Center »

Ex-Giuliani Aide, Union Rep and Little League Head Among New CB1 Members

Four new members have been appointed to Manhattan's Community Board 1.

TriBeCa »

Gay Pride Organizers Promise Quieter Revelry on TriBeCa Pier This June

Three days of gay pride events will take place on Pier 26, where they drew noise complaints last year.

TriBeCa »

Historic Tall Ship Bringing Drinks and Oysters to TriBeCa's Pier 25

Now a floating museum, the sailboat Sherman Zwicker is slated to serve up history and drinks at Pier 25.

Financial District »

Non-Touristy Retail, Restaurants Coming to Nearly Complete Fulton Center

The Fulton Center is on track to open on June 26, with retail space following several months later.

TriBeCa »

Downtown Kindergartens Flooded With Even More Applicants Than Last Year

Downtown's crowded elementary schools have more applicants than seats for their kindergarten programs.

South Street Seaport »

Task Force Begins Review of Controversial 50-Story Seaport Tower

Howard Hughes Corporation is submitting its development plans to a community task force.

Financial District »

Controversial Denny's Gets Green Light to Serve Alcohol Downtown

The city's first Denny's will serve alcohol when it opens at 150 Nassau St. in May.

TriBeCa »

'Severe' Rat Infestation Plagues TriBeCa Lot, Health Official Says

Foot-long rats rule an empty lot next to Wolfgang's Steakhouse, an official said.

South Street Seaport »

Hotel Rooms on Historic Boats Among Ideas Floated for South Street Seaport

Floating hotels and a culinary school are among the latest ideas for the Seaport's future.

Financial District »

Chelsea Substance Abuse Treatment Center Moving to FiDi, Angering Residents

Exponents, a longtime treatment facility in Chelsea, plans to move to 2 Washington St. on Jan. 17.

Financial District »

Denny's Moves Ahead With Downtown Opening After Settling $10M Suit

Denny's is applying for a liquor license, after settling a $10 million suit filed by Downtown residents.

South Street Seaport »

Locals Push for Citi Bike Station in the South Street Seaport

Residents are hoping a Citi Bike station will increase foot traffic in the Sandy-damaged area.