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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.

South Street Seaport »

CB1 Clashes with Landmarks Commission Over Proposed Seaport Sign at Pier 17

The board opposes the proposed 9-by-90-foot "Seaport" sign, despite the LPC's unanimous approval.

Battery Park City »

Asphalt Green Slated to Open by Dec. 1

The Asphalt Green community center in Battery Park City will open soon. 

Battery Park City »

Asphalt Green Community Center Receives Sought-After Permit from City

The City issued a permit to BPCA for Asphalt Green community center in Battery Park City.

South Street Seaport »

Massive Proposed Seaport Signage Slapped Down by Community Board

Community Board 1's Landmarks Committee blasted the sign as out of charcter for the Seaport.

Financial District »

Pickup Trucks Must Go After Fatal Stock Exchange Accident, Locals Say

Sorel Deps-Medina, 70, was killed when a NYSE security pickup jumped the curb on Broad Street.

TriBeCa »

Garbage Piles Up on West Side Highway Amid Funding Fight

Discarded bottles and fast-food wrappers have been piling up in the middle of the West Side Highway.

TriBeCa »

Elected Officials Back TriBeCa Tenants' Push for Rent-Stabilization

Local officials filed court documents in support of Independence Plaza North tenants.

Battery Park City »

Man Crashes Car Into Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City

Police arrested the driver and charged him with reckless endangerment and driving while impaired.