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City Orders Lighter Crane Loads After WTC Accident, Contractor Says

After a crane dropped steel beams at the WTC in Feb., the city ordered contractors to lighten their load.

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Taxis and Delivery Trucks Get Locked Down Under WTC Security Plan

The NYPD's security plan for the World Trade Center would barricade off neighboring blocks to traffic.

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South Street Seaport's Pier 17 to be Gutted Under New Plan

New designs show plans for a new all-glass building on Pier 17.

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John Street Residents Rail Against Noisy Construction

Dozens of angry John Street residents attended a community meeting about the noise March 6, 2012.

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Crane Accident Raises Safety Questions at World Trade Center

Steel beams fell 40 stories from 4 World Trade Center in the Feb. 16, 2012 accident.

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Downtown Residents Want to Chase NYC Half-Marathon Away

Residents are concerned about the noise and inconveniences the NYC Half-Marathon will bring.

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New Traffic Light Installed at Dangerous TriBeCa Intersection

The city turned on the new stoplight at Greenwich and Duane streets Feb. 21, 2012.

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Governors Island Could Get Newark-Based Charter School

Great Oaks Charter School hopes to open a middle and high school on Governors Island.

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Maslow 6 Wine Shop Plans New Bar in TriBeCa

The new Maslow 6 Wine Bar will open late this spring at 211 West Broadway in TriBeCa.

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Battery Park City Growth Spurt May Require More Traffic Lights, DOT Says

The DOT is studying whether to add traffic lights to Battery Park City's North End and South End avenues.

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Top Designers Want to Help Light Up Lower Manhattan

More than 100 industry professionals attended a recent meeting on "Illuminate Lower Manhattan."

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City Nixes Ticker-Tape Parade for 9/11 Heroes

The NYPD told parade organizers that the city would not grant a permit for the parade, advocates said.

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Woody Allen Donated $175 to Julie Menin

Woody Allen is among those who donated to Julie Menin's likely run for Manhattan borough president.

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Landmarked Pier A in Worse Shape Than Originally Thought, Officials Say

Pier A is so riddled with rot that it won't open until at least the middle of 2013, officials said.

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Program Helps Asian Americans Triple Ranks on Chinatown Community Board

CB3, which represents much of Chinatown, has 12 Asian-American board members.