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Bed-Stuy »

He was trapped at 1705 Dean St. after a trench collapse there, the FDNY said.

Midtown »

The classic deli was shuttered due to an illegal gas line, ConEdison confirmed. 

Greenwich Village »

Grano Trattoria will close at the end of April after 17 years in business.

Midtown East »

Trevor Loftus, owner of a masonry construction company was killed about 11:44 a.m., officials said. 

SoHo »

The FDNY is concerned about the potential removal of fire escapes from two Greene Street buildings.

Clinton Hill »

The city gave the go-ahead to demolish the one-story structure at 325 Lafayette Ave.

Meatpacking District »

A 22-year-old construction worker died after a structural collapse at 19 Ninth Ave., police said.

Midtown »

The workers were covered in debris after falling about one floor, the FDNY said.

Greenwich Village »

Documents obtained by DNAinfo New York show plans for a highly stylized eatery from an AvroKO exec.

West Village »

Community Board 2 wants the mayor to create a program like Vision Zero for the Department of Buildings.

SoHo »

Tenants in two SoHo buildings say their fire escapes are a necessity and part of the block's character.

West Village »

A 4-by-8 piece of wood from The Greenwich Lane construction site hit the woman in the head, police said.

Civic Center »

The Department of Investigation said that conditions at city shelters need immediate action. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Residents are forced to climb dozens of flights of stairs during the breakdowns.

Astoria »

Plans were filed with the DOB last month to build four stories of apartments on top of C-Town.