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Yorkville »

Pledge Protesting E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station Hits 20K Signatures

Anti-MTS group Pledge 2 Protect has vowed to keep project proponents out of political office.

Park Slope »

Thieves Strike Exercisers at Park Slope Gym Twice, Cops Say

Exercisers had their wallets stolen from lockers at the New York Sports Club on Ninth Street, cops said.

Park Slope »

Park Slope School Wins $10K Environmental Prize

P.S. 107's Sunshine Garden was a citywide winner in the Department of Sanitation's Golden Apple awards.

Inwood »

Alternate Side Parking Enforcement Resumes in Northern WaHi and Inwood

Traffic agents began enforcing the rules Monday, nearly two months after they were suspended in the area.

Inwood »

Alternate Side Parking Rules to Resume in Northern Manhattan

Alternate side enforcement is set to go back in effect June 24.

Yorkville »

UES Marine Transfer Station Needs $2.4M in Flood-Proofing

The project is built nearly 6 feet below FEMA-recommended limits, a city report shows.

Greenpoint »

Bike Environmentalists Planned to Take Ends Up Stolen, Cops Say

Activists had planned to clip and take about 15 bikes before abandoning the plan.

Upper East Side »

MTS Opponents Unwilling to Handle 'Fair Share' of Garbage, Uptown Pol Says

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat says the Upper East Side transfer station would help the air quality uptown.

East Harlem »

New High-Capacity Trash Cans Aim to Keep the Streets of El Barrio Cleaner

Eighteen new high-capacity trash cans have been purchased for the neighborhood.

Astoria »

Astoria Needs More Trash Cans to Combat Litter Problem, Some Locals Say

One resident is petitioning for more trash cans along 31st Street, under the N/Q elevated train line.

Washington Heights »

Alternate Side Parking Suspensions to Be Extended North of West 181st St.

Parking rules will be tabled in northern Manhattan beginning April 29, according to a city councilman.

Inwood »

Alternate Side Parking Suspension Begins in Northern WaHi, Inwood

Cars parked north of West 181st Street won't have to be moved until further notice.

Civic Center »

Plastic Toys and Food Containers Now Recyclable, Mayor Announces

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an expanded plastics recycling program Wednesday.

New York City »

City to Start Recycling More Plastics Soon, Officials Say

The Sanitation Department says it will start recycling more than just plastic bottles and jugs.

Washington Heights »

Alternate Side Parking to be Suspended in Parts of Washington Heights

Parking rules will be shelved while DOT installs new street cleaning signs below West 181st Street.