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Red Hook »

Citywide Ferry Plan Will Not Integrate With MTA’s MetroCard for Transfers

The move will double the cost of commuting for potential riders, residents say.

Lower East Side »

City Launches Search for Manager to Oversee East River Esplanade Work

The city released an RFP for a construction manager earlier this month.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Covenant House To Get New Home Inside Affordable Housing Complex

The youth services provider's space will be combined with an old Hunter College building next door.

West Village »

City Incentives Drove West Village Factory to Move to Sunset Park: Report

After nearly 80 years in the Village, Koppers Specialty Chocolate is reportedly moving to Brooklyn.

SoHo »

SoHo Teen Wins Award From City For Invention to Help Deaf People

Daniil Frants, 16, used Google Glass to come up with a gadget to help deaf people follow conversations.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

City Hopes to Turn NYPD Parking Lot Into 100 Percent Affordable Housing

The old Slaughterhouse site at West 39th Street and 11th Ave. will become mixed-income apartments.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Appoints First Woman to Head Economic Development Corporation

Maria Torres-Springer was serving as the city's commissioner for small business services.

Lower East Side »

Proposed Lower East Side Ferry Stop Moves South

The proposed ferry stop will be at Jackson and Cherry streets near Corlears Hook Park, officials said.

Long Island City »

Expanded Hunters Point South Park to Include Kayak Launch and Overlook

The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.

South Street Seaport »

City and Developer Allowed Seaport Buildings to Crumble, Neighbors Say

Portions of long disputed, historic buildings will have to be torn down, officials said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Parking Lot Near Hudson Should Be Affordable Housing, Board Says

The building should also "avoid looking like a dystopian glass box," the board wrote.

Chelsea »

Get a Free 'Mini-MBA' in Fashion at FIT

Participants have a shot at a share of $150,000 in prize money for their businesses.

Rockaway Beach »

Contractor Gets Extra $25M to Finish Rockaway Boardwalk on Time

The EDC asked for a total of $67.3 million for dunes, new access points and to pay for concrete planks. 

Rockaway Park »

'All-Weather' Ferries Considered for Future Fleet as Ice Shuts Down Service

The city is looking into boats that can operate in extreme cold while planning the five-borough ferry.

Sunnyside »

Cuomo Knocks De Blasio's Sunnyside Yards Development Again

Cuomo reiterated Monday that the MTA did not see any "redevelopment possibilities" at the 200-acre site.