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Lower East Side »

Chef Danny Bowien and his business partners sued the landlord of their shuttered eatery on Orchard St.

Greenwich Village »

The building has been plagued with elevator problems, including 10 open violations, officials said.

Inwood »

Sin City Cabaret's ad is being illegally projected onto an Inwood building yet again. 

Midtown »

A scaffold shattered the window at 40 West 57th St., injuring three, police said.

TriBeCa »

TriBeCa's Rescue Mission has to turn away homeless people while waiting for approval from the DOB.

Ridgewood »

The site owner plans to build a five-story apartment building behind the facade of the former theater.

Greenwich Village »

Preservationists want the city to stop tipping off owners when their buildings may be landmarked.

Long Island City »

The owner of the Long Island City site wants to raze the buildings to make way for rental apartments.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The Optimum Rides charter bus hit a pothole and careened into the scaffold, the company said.

Gowanus »

The state Department of Corrections will relocate its offices to Second Avenue, a building rep said. 

Ditmas Park »

New York's librarians share tips on how to research your home's past.

East Village »

Tenants who say they are rent-stabilized are fighting to stay in buildings bought by Jared Kushner.

Gramercy »

The window washer fell Thursday from 345 Park Ave. S., near East 25th Street.

Midtown »

Two companies allegedly hired people off Craiglist to forge safety reports at construction sites. 

Lower East Side »

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