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Midtown East »

Back-to-Back Projects to Cause Sutton Place 'Nightmare,' Neighbors Say

A three-year construciton project is slated to begin at 58th Street in July.

Sunnyside »

New Art Under 7 Train Station Gets Riders Back on Fitness Track

The DOT is installing three sculptures underneath the 40th Street Station in Queens next month.

Ditmars »

Astoria Brewery Says Bike-Share Expansion Would Be a Boon to Businesses

The owners of SingleCut Beersmiths say they'd love to see the bike share in the neighborhood.

St. George & Port Richmond »

Son of Staten Island County Clerk Campaigns to Have Ferry Named For Dad

Mario Esposito Jr. wants to get a ferry named after his dad, who served as Staten Island's county clerk.

Midtown East »

Confused Drivers Fined After Misleading Sign Bans Parking for One Hour

A no parking sign is earning violators a hefty fine for parking during one hour on Saturday nights.

New York City »

Citi Bike Share Bans Big Riders, Report Says

The terms for Citi Bike Share bar riders over 260 pounds.

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.

Kips Bay »

New City Mural Has 'Too Much Pink,' Gripe Kips Bay Residents

Waterside Plaza residents say DOT should have consulted them before installing artwork near the complex.

Astoria »

Pols Call for Citi Bike Share to Expand to Astoria, Woodside and Sunnyside

Long Island City is the only Queens neighborhood included in the bike share program so far.  

Upper East Side »

Anti-Bike Lane Lawyer Offers to Help Foes of Queensboro Bridge Plan

Jim Walden, who is fighting the Prospect Park West bike lane, has offered his help to Upper East Siders.

Kips Bay »

Kips Bay Pedestrian Plaza Plan Halted as Shopping Center Owner Opposes It

The Department of Transportation said it wouldn't pursue the project while J.D. Carlisle opposed it.

Park Slope »

New Bikes Lanes Roll into Park Slope

Two new bike lanes are being added to 14th and 15th streets between Fourth and Eighth Avenues.

SoHo »

SoHo Residents Slam Tourist Signs as 'Eyesores'

Some SoHo and Nolita residents say DOT "wayfinding" signs don't belong in a historic district.

Woodhaven »

Select Bus Service Proposed for Woodhaven Boulevard

Eric Ulrich is proposing dedicated bus lanes along Woodhaven Boulevard.

Upper East Side »

Some UES Residents Fear New Bike Lanes Could Cause 'More Pollution'

Some residents worry planned bicycle lane changes near the Queensboro Bridge could create problems.