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Lower East Side »

The Delancey Street diner is closing after 35 years to make way for the Essex Crossing development.

Williamsburg »

The unidentified man was injured at the commercial building site during concrete placing operations.

Gowanus »

The iconic sign's "K" and "E" were taken down Thursday evening.

Todt Hill »

527 Ocean Terrace's roof collapsed into the home on Wednesday morning, FDNY said.

Gowanus »

The iconic Gowanus sign's letters will be reinstalled in a new location after removal, officials said.

Long Island City »

The worker fell 12 feet at the site, which has seen two other falls in the past year.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Noisy construction has turned the neighborhood into a "war zone," residents said.

Gowanus »

Local residents and an elected official voiced concern over unconfirmed plans to tear down the sign.

Gowanus »

The iconic sign at Ninth Street and Second Avenue may be removed according to reports and city permits.

Park Slope »

De Blasio's applications for confirmation on his rental property's legal use have been rejected twice.

Belmont »

Sgt. Gonzalo Duran wants his late father's Lorillard Place home to house homeless veterans.

Lower East Side »

A lot that was once part of the Children's Magical Garden is slated for development.

University Heights »

Two of the elevator's five ropes snapped, according to the Department of Buildings.

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.