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Midtown East »

Downtown and Long Island City Join East Midtown Rezoning Fight

Community boards for the two neighborhoods may join a multi-board task force in Midtown.

TriBeCa »

New High-End Mexican Restaurant Faces Opposition From Neighbors in TriBeCa

Neighbors' complaints convinced a CB1 committee to vote against a restaurant's bid for a liquor license.

Civic Center »

South Street Seaport Redevelopment Hearing Packed Like Sardines

Hundreds packed City Hall for a chance to weigh in on the proposal for redeveloping Pier 17.

Financial District »

New Pedestrian Plazas Coming to Water Street

Improvements including plazas and shortened crosswalks will be done by Labor Day, the DOT said.

Financial District »

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' to Film Downtown in April

The 'Spider-Man' flick is scheduled to shoot at landmarked FiDi building 20 Exchange Place next month.

Civic Center »

City Announces Deal to Sell Two Downtown Buildings for Nearly $250M

The developers have agreed to build a new audio-visual center for the community as part of the deal.

South Street Seaport »

Struggling Seaport No Longer Running From NYC Half-Marathon

Seaport residents are welcoming the race, hoping the thousands of visitors will support local businesses.

TriBeCa »

Grammy-Winning Band fun. to Perform at Pier 26 Summer Concert Series

Grammy winning band fun. will be part of Tribeca's Pier 26's recently announced summer concert series.

Financial District »

Long-Delayed WTC Arts Center Gets $1 Million in Funding

Plans for the WTC arts center were approved by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation.

TriBeCa »

Partially Collapsed TriBeCa Landmark Has History of Violations, Complaints

The 194-year-old building that suffered a partial collapse Wednesday has long sat in disrepair.

Financial District »

Longtime Community Board 1 Member Harold Reed Dies

Harold Reed, 75, longtime chairman of CB1's arts and entertainment task force, was cremated in Hong Kong.

South Street Seaport »

Business Owners Want to Delay Pier 17 Eviction Due to Sandy

Pier 17 businesses are scheduled for a June 30 eviction to make way for a massive redevelopment overhaul.

Williamsburg »

Condo Tenants Ticketed After Architect Left No Room for Trash, They Say

Developers provided no trash storage space in new condos, leaving residents to get tickets, they say.

New York City »

Julie Menin Launches Campaign for Manhattan Borough President

Former Community Board 1 Chairwoman Julie Menin officially launched her campaign.

East Williamsburg »

Record Shops' 'Illegal' Music Angers New Moore Street Neighbors

Moore Street residents say two longtime record shops are breaking the law with outdoor speakers.