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Jamaica »

Proposed Jamaica Pedestrian Plaza Would Displace Commuter Vans

The pedestrian plaza is planned for Parsons Boulevard between Jamaica and Archer avenues.

Washington Heights »

Washington Heights Gym Selection About to Get Pumped Up

Planet Fitness and Blink Fitness are joining Uptown institution J's Big Gym.

Jamaica »

Denny's Eyeing Two New Locations in Queens

The chain is looking at locations in Jamaica and Jackson Heights.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Performance Center Got $22M Refurb, But Can't Afford Shows

The Jamaica Performing Arts Center is often closed because it needs funds and can't attract events.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Pols Honor Community Leader

Pamela Palanque-North, a former CB 12 chair, was honored for 15 years of service.

Jamaica »

Barbecue Restaurant Coming to Jamaica This Spring

A new restaurant will cater to a high-end barbecue food experience.

Washington Heights »

Dog Owners Ask for Help Policing Washington Heights Dog Run

Members of J. Hood Wright canine club say that a few bad owners are giving their run a bad name.

Washington Heights »

Chipotle Soon to Sling Burritos in Washington Heights

Chipotle will open up shop at 4009 Broadway between West 168th and 169th Streets.

Washington Heights »

Uptown NYPD Precincts See Uptick in Crime Post-Sandy

The 33rd and 34th precincts have seen a rise in crime after the superstorm, officials said.

Washington Heights »

Fate of Parilla Steakhouse Up in the Air as Owner Mounts Outreach Campaign

The embattled restaurant, which was emboiled in a sex scandal, is trying to clear it image as disruptive.

New York City »

How Small Businesses Can Get Help to Recover From Hurricane Sandy

DNAinfo.com New York rounded up ways for small business owners to get help after Hurricane Sandy.

Washington Heights »

La Marina Owners Address Traffic and Overcrowding Concerns

La Marina owners met with community residents at CB12's parks and cultural affairs meeting Tuesday.

Inwood »

Il Sole Vies for Renewal of Sidewalk Cafe License

Community Board 12 will weigh in on Il Sole's sidewalk cafe license at its general meeting Oct. 23.

Washington Heights »

Locals and Pols Concerned About Uptown Affordable Housing Crisis

Community Board 12 and elected leaders discussed an affordable housing crisis in Upper Manhattan.

Hudson Heights »

Le Cheile Restaurant and Bar Aiming to Extend Its Hours Until 3 A.M.

The eatery in Hudson Heights looking to extend its operating hours during the weekend.