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Long Island City »

5Pointz to be Replaced by 'Cornball Glitzy Box,' Critics Say

A public hearing to discuss plans for the iconic graffiti center drew harsh opposition from artists.

Williamsburg »

City Built Less Than 2 Percent of Affordable Units Promised to Williamsburg

The city has built just 19 of the 1,345 units officials promised North Brooklyn eight years ago.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Avenue Tour Highlights Neighborhood's History

The tour will focus on the neighborhood’s recent changes.

Park Slope »

90-Year-Old Widow Last to Move Out at Fourth Avenue Development Site

Developers are tearing down several buildings at Fourth Avenue and 11th Street.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Towers the 'Ugliest, Scariest, Most Horrible' Plan, Locals Say

Towers bringing thousands of new residents are "socioeconomically segregated" and "unfair," locals say.

Jamaica »

Jamaica May Get Its First Department Store in Decades

The neighborhood was home to Macy's, Mays and Gertz at one point.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Local Groups Attempt to Halt City Point Construction in Downtown Brooklyn

Politicians, unions, and nonprofits call for an analysis on City Point's impact on the local communities.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Joins Bushwick With 20 Percent Rent Leap As Williamsburg Drops

Greenpoint's average rents jumped by $457, about 20 percent, in the past year, a report shows. 

Chelsea »

Folsom East Fetish Festival Canceled Due to Construction

Organizers hope the fetish festival will return to city streets in 2014.

Bed-Stuy »

Former Cascade Employees Remember Building's Past and Ponder its Future

The former linen supply company was sold for $27 million last month.

Upper East Side »

Huge New UES Medical Complex Winning Support With Promise of Park

Upper East Siders are conflicted over opposition to the plans, and support for a park developers offer.

Great Kills »

Opponents Fight Planned Waterfront Property in Staten Island

Residents want to stop the construction of three homes on coastal wetlands in Great Kills Harbor.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Construction Boom Ruining Babies' Naps and Walks, Moms Say

New construction at Williamsburg's burgeoning waterfront has caused a headache for stay-at-home parents.

Bushwick »

Rents Drop to Normal After Bushwick's 'Abnormal' Price Leap, Report Shows

Bushwick's nearly 20-percent rent leap in February was followed by a price drop in March, a report shows.

Clinton Hill »

Myrtle Avenue Businesses Shutter to Make Way for Residential Development

Businesses on the south side of Myrtle Avenue between Hall Street and Grand Avenue are closing.