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Jamaica »

Crackdown on Illegal Dollar Vans Urged in Jamaica

The commuter vans pose a danger to passengers, officials said.

Jamaica »

Residents and Activists Rally For More Affordable Housing in Jamaica

Many developments are planned for downtown Jamaica, but residents wonder who will benefit from them?

Hudson Heights »

La Pinata Reopens in Washington Heights a Year After Closure

The restaurant closed its 207th Street location last year, but is now open on 181st Street.

Inwood »

Don't Allow 300-Person Nightclub Planned for Dyckman Street, Petition Says

The planned nightspot at 160 Dyckman St. already got the thumbs-down from Community Board 12.

Inwood »

You Told Us: Should a 300-Person Restaurant and Bar Open on Dyckman St.?

The opening of Brendan Straw's new restaurant have some readers worried of the impact on the area.

Inwood »

300-Person Venue with Rooftop Terrace Proposed for Dyckman Street

Community Board 12 will vote on an application for a large restaurant at Dyckman St. and Sherman Ave.

Inwood »

Inwood Bar May Have Liquor License Pulled Over Host of Charges, SLA Says

Cavala Cafe is facing 17 charges, including misrepresenting aspects of the business.

Inwood »

New Dyckman Street Restaurant Voted Down by SLA for Second Time

The State Liquour Authority voted against an application for a new venue at 261 Dyckman St.

Washington Heights »

Community Board 12 Considers Limiting Number of Public Speakers at Meetings

The board is looking at a number of changes to help meetings run more smoothly.

Washington Heights »

Officials Seek Small Business Protections After Uptown Shops Booted

Coltown Properties is replacing eight small businesses in Washington Heights after buying the property.

Fort George »

Ft. George HIll Road Redesign Creates Dangers for Drivers, Locals Say

A two-way protected bike lane was recently added to the street, reducing the number of driving lanes.

Inwood »

Liquor License for Proposed Inwood Venue Shot Down by Board

The new establishment at 3964 10th Ave. was proposed by the team behind Made in Mexico a few doors down.

Fort George »

Liquor License OK'd for Washington Hts. Club Where Officers Were Assaulted

The 34th Precinct police declined to object to the nightclub's liquor license renewal.

Fort George »

Major Traffic Changes Proposed for Uptown Sherman and St. Nicholas Avenues

The DOT wants to reduce each avenue from four to two lanes of traffic and add bike lanes.