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Midwood »

Manhole Explosions Leave Midwood Residents Without Power

Two manhole explosions caused power outages on one Midwood block Tuesday night.

Inwood »

Con Edison Responsible for Fire That Almost 'Burned Alive' Inwood Family

Con Edison said a "cable burnout" was the cause of a March 23 fire that gutted an Inwood home.

New York City »

Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Manhole Covers

Andrew Modica, 46, reportedly confessed to swiping some of the covers.

Times Square & Theater District »

Restaurant Row Stumped by Tree Guard Thefts

The Times Square Alliance said that thieves stole 20 iron guards from trees on Restaurant Row.

New York City »

Dozens of Cast Iron Manhole Covers Stolen

More than 30 manhole covers have been stolen from city streets since March, Con Ed said.

Times Square & Theater District »

Major Times Square Redesign to Start in Spring

Initial construction will begin on Broadway in the spring and last through late 2015.

Vinegar Hill »

Fire Breaks Out at Con Ed Station in Brooklyn

A fire broke out on a bushing at a Con Ed power station in Vinegar Hill Sunday, producing heavy smoke.

Flushing & Whitestone »

Gas Odor Forces Evacuation of Queens School

Authorities rushed children and educators out of P.S. 21 in Flushing because of an "odor of gas."

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Con Edison Plant's Conversion to Gas Promises Cleaner Air and Cheaper Rates

Converting Con Ed's E. 74th Street plant from oil to natural gas will help air quality, officials said.

Downtown »

Judge Blocks Con Edison from Evicting Park51 Community Center

Justice Richard Braun ruled Nov. 25, 2011 that Con Edison cannot evict Park51 from 51 Park Place.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Water Main Break Closes Part of 21st Street

A water main break closed 21st Street, between Second and Third Avenues on Nov. 26, 2011.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Gas Outage at Lower East Side's Smith Houses Threatens Thanksgiving

Sixteen families within Alfred E. Smith Houses could be without gas on Thanksgiving, prompting elected officials to act and the residents' association to raise funds for food.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Union Square's Small Businesses Get Funds to Go Green

The Union Square Partnership has joined with Con Edison to help small businesses invest in energy-efficient upgrades.

Downtown »

Con Ed and Park51 Community Center Locked in $1.7 Million Rent Fight

Con Ed was threatening to terminate Park51's lease on 51 Park Pl. as early as Oct. 4, 2011. Park51's community center once included plans for a controversial mosque.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Verizon Outages Hurt Little Italy Businesses

Outages on Grand Street in Little Italy have cost local merchants thousands of dollars in lost revenue.

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