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Forest Hills »

The investors said they developed a new plan because they had not been able to sell the building so far.

Rego Park »

The developer is planning to demolish the building where the popular former restaurant was.

Chelsea »

A worker hurt his head and shoulders when he fell from a Chelsea construction site, witnesses said.

Kips Bay »

Joseph Slifka Park's owner is violating a deal with the city by keeping it closed, officials said.

Chelsea »

Police were investigating a fatal construction accident at 434 West 33rd Street Monday afternoon.

Hudson Heights »

Cheese plates and pizza are also headed to the cafe, as a chain prepares to open next door.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

A van hit an MTA bus on Broadway at 155th Street, sending both into a bus stop full of waiting people.

Midtown »

The Department of Buildings issued a stop work order after a man fell off scaffolding outside the hotel.

Midtown »

Emergency crews were on the scene after the man fell from scaffolding.

Gowanus »

The DOB upheld the Gowanus site's current zoning status despite neighborhood opposition.

Lower East Side »

The event at the Angel Orensanz Center was due to feature Gretchen Mol of Boardwalk Empire and others.

Gramercy »

New York Comedy Club's new owners must address longtime concerns, Community Board 6 members said.

Long Island City »

The Cliffs at LIC reopened Wednesday, in the wake of concerns about the safety of the climbing walls.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

According to neighbors, construction noise booms from the Hudson Yards site all day and all night. 

Red Hook »

The Board of Standards and Appeals unanimously granted a special permit to Basis Independent Brooklyn.