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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.

Civic Center »

Cyclists Ride Through City Hall Park After Dismount Signs Removed

The city removed the "Please Dismount" signs after construction near the bike path finished.

Financial District »

Chase Bank Officials Defend Continued Closure of Lower Manhattan Plaza

The 70,000-square-foot Chase Manhattan plaza will stay closed until the spring of 2013, officials said.

South Street Seaport »

South Street Seaport Workers Chose Not to Pull Fire Alarm During Blaze

Workers in the South Street Seaport mall did not pull the fire alarm during the recent blaze.

Battery Park City »

M9 Bus Returning to Battery Park City in January

The MTA plans to restore cuts to the M9's route, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said.

TriBeCa »

British Gastropub Replacing Rowdy Uncle Mike's Promises to be Good Neighbor

Cricketer's Arms hopes to open at 57 Murray St. as soon as this summer.

TriBeCa »

British Gastropub Aims to Replace Shuttered Bikini Bar in TriBeCa

A gastropub called Cricketer's Arms will replace Uncle Mike's at 57 Murray St.

TriBeCa »

Uncle Mike's in TriBeCa Closes After City Cites Bar for Underage Drinking

The bikini bar at 57 Murray St. closed on July 1 after its liquor license expired.