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Astoria »

Waterfront Advocacy Group Pushing for Astoria Ferry Service

The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance is starting a grassroots movement to bring a ferry stop to Astoria.

Rockaway Beach »

New Rockaway Ferry Service to Manhattan Launches Monday

The weekday ferry will run from the Rockaways to Wall Street's Pier 11 and East 34th Street.

St. George »

City Seeks Proposals for Staten Island's First Business Incubator

The city hopes the incubator will boost entrepreneurship and start-ups in the borough.

Financial District »

Pickup Trucks Must Go After Fatal Stock Exchange Accident, Locals Say

Sorel Deps-Medina, 70, was killed when a NYSE security pickup jumped the curb on Broad Street.

South Street Seaport »

Beloved South Street Seaport Woodcarver Faces Eviction

Sal Polisi has had a woodcarving shop for 30 years at the South Street Seaport Museum.

Financial District »

Pet Owners Pooh Pooh Dirty New East River Dog Run

Dog owners say the Parks Department is not cleaning the South Street dog run frequently enough.

Lower East Side »

Permanent Affordable Housing Coming to Lower East Side's SPURA Development

Community Board 3 unanimously approved the SPURA affordable housing plan after community outcry.

Downtown »

Top Designers Want to Help Light Up Lower Manhattan

More than 100 industry professionals attended a recent meeting on "Illuminate Lower Manhattan."

Downtown »

Double-Decker Pier 15 Opens on East River Waterfront in Financial District

Pier 15, at John and South streets, opened to the public Dec. 19, 2011.

Downtown »

East River Ferry Offers Free Rides to Celebrate Six Months of Service

The East River Ferry has seen nearly 500,000 riders in its first six months, officials said.

Downtown »

Interactive Light Displays Coming to Lower Manhattan

The city is giving up to $1 million to a design team that creates an eye-catching light display Downtown.

Downtown »

Governors Island Wants Low-Flying Helicopters to Buzz Off

Frequent helicopter flights over Governors Island disturb visitors, the park superintendent said.

Downtown »

Skateboarders Damage New East River Park, Councilwoman Says

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin said skateboarders are overwhelming the new East River Waterfront and damaging benches.

Downtown »

Dirty Dog Run is Sickening Downtown Pups, Owners Say

The new South Street dog run is so dirty that dogs are getting sick, owners say.

Harlem »

Languishing Corn Exchange and Taystee Bakery Sites to Be Developed

The former Taystee Bakery and Corn Exchange Building sites will be transformed into a brewery and office and retail space.

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