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Inwood »

Seaman Avenue to Close for Nighttime Road Work

Residents are concerned about how the closure will affect parking.

Ocean Breeze »

Horseback-Riding Arena Set to Serve Disabled Kids and Adults

The space will have almost 5,800 square feet of riding space and boarding for horses.

Chelsea »

Woman Hit by Flying Saw Blade in Hell's Kitchen, Officials Say

The woman was hit by a blade being used in a five-year water main project.

Upper East Side »

Seven People Arrested at Protest of Planned Waste Transfer Station

The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.

Inwood »

Gaps Under 215th Step Street Wall Puts Renovation on Hold, City Says

The $2.5 million project was delayed after workers discovered gaps in the soil beneath the wall. 

Bed-Stuy »

Nostrand Avenue Construction in Bed-Stuy to be Completed by June, City Says

The $17.5 million construction project has been underway for more than two years.

Woodrow »

City to Spend $48M to Limit Flooding in Staten Island

The DEP will expand the Bluebelt system in Woodrow, starting in the spring.

Rossville »

City Completes $24M Staten Island Sewer Upgrade

The upgrade connected 150 homes to the city's sewer system.

Long Island City »

Plans Tweaked for Hunters Point Library After Bids Run Millions Over Budget

The branch had a number of expensive design elements, including geothermal power.

Civic Center »

Mystery Artifact Unearthed at City Hall Is 19th-Century Feminine Device

An early incarnation of the feminine hygiene device was discovered during excavations.

Rockaway Beach »

City Doesn't Know Cost for Round-the-Clock Guards for Beach Bathrooms

The Department of Design and Construction said it is still negotiating the rate for the guards.

St. George »

City Plans to Repair Sculpture and Pedestrian Bridge on Staten Island

The city will repair the Siah Armajani Lighthouse structure and bridge built in 1996.

Rockaway Beach »

Pricey Rockaway Bathrooms Get 24-Hour Security

The Parks Department said the cost of securing the uninstalled bathrooms is included in the contract.

East Village »

City Shuts Down Peter Cooper Park to Clear Out Rats Ahead of Renovation

The city is poisoning the rats in Peter Cooper Park before beginning construction on the park.

East Village »

Construction Begins on Astor Place's Pedestrian-Friendly Redesign

Astor Place and Cooper Square are getting a $16 million overhaul with two new pedestrian plazas.

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