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Historical Artifacts Found Beneath Fulton Street Wow Second-Graders

P.S. 276 students had many questions for archaeologist Alyssa Loorya.

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Fulton Street Water Main Construction Project Hits Landmark Snag

The five-year Fulton Street water main project has hit another delay, threatening its completion date.

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5,000 Historic New York Artifacts Found Beneath Fulton Street

The items unearthed this fall include a bone toothbrush and a copper half-penny.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Water Main Project Will Bring Five Years of Lane Closures

Residents on several blocks will face street closures, water shutdowns, and other headaches for five and a half years.

Midtown & Theater District »

Times Square Redesign Plan Unveiled

A Times Square redesign plan unveiled Monday night features dark, concrete roadways and large new benches.

Downtown »

Guerrilla Artist Beautifies Chambers Street Construction Site

Dianne Talon painted a mural on a Chambers Street fence to show a different side of the construction project.

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Businesses Brace for 4 Year Peck Slip Water Main Project

The $200 million project will start this month and will rip up streets along Peck Slip, worrying locals and businesses.

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Massive Pipes Arrive on Hudson Street for Water Main Project

The steel pipes that were brought in Friday for the Hudson Street project are 40 feet long and 48 inches in diameter.

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300-Year-Old Well Discovered Under Fulton Street

The well may have belonged to Stephanus van Cortlandt, the first native-born mayor of New York City.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Clamors for Shorter Fence in High Bridge Renovation

Washington Heights residents believe a planned 8-foot safety fence on the High Bridge will be unnecessarily high.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Public to Weigh in on Chinatown's Mini High Line

A public workshop Thursday night seeks to solicit ideas for how the elevated public plaza should take shape.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights 'Town Square' to Feature Brooklyn Artist

A new "town square" in Washington Heights will not feature a local artist.

Downtown »

Water Main Work Diverts Holland Tunnel Traffic

Cars exiting the Holland Tunnel can no longer turn right onto Hudson Street.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights Moves Closer to Town Square

A final design draft for the Plaza de las Americas will be unveiled in March, after years of community presentations.

Downtown »

Water Main Construction Starts on Franklin Street

The city will begin tearing up Franklin Street between Greenwich and Hudson streets this week.

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