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East Harlem »

City Waited Too Long to Build on Property Seized Under Eminent Domain: Suit

The owner of 2449 Second Ave. says the city missed its deadline and should give the land back.

Rockaway Park »

Rockaway Boardwalk Renewal Delayed Again as Project is Redesigned

The third phase of the project will likely not meet its Memorial Day 2016 finish date, an official said.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Boardwalk Tanning Tables to be Replaced With Planters After Outcry

The proposed "tanning tables" for the Rockaway Boardwalk have been removed after community complaints.

Rockaway Beach »

'Tanning Tables' Proposed for Rockaway Beach Boardwalk

The seating areas were ripped by community members over concerns about cancer and improper use.

Rockaway Beach »

Giant 'ROCKAWAY' Boardwalk Sign May Be Missing 'R' for Up to a Year

The word "ROCKAWAY" on the boardwalk won't include the "R" at first — it's being built later.

Sunset Park »

Sunset Park Could Lose Part of its Only Public Pier Under City Plan

Pier 4 could be partly closed to the public if the city strikes a deal with a private maritime company.

Upper East Side »

Pols Looking to Businesses to Redevelop Ailing East River Esplanade

Local politicians are spearheading an effort to improve six sites between 60th and 117th streets.

Rockaway Beach »

City Official Responsible for Rockaway Boardwalk Project Steps Down

Greg Clancy of the Economic Development Corporation is moving to a job in the private sector. 

Civic Center »

Stringer Says EDC Isn't Doing Enough to Monitor Conflicts of Interest

In a report, the Comptroller accuses the economic development organization of lax oversight.

Far Rockaway »

Dozens of Boardwalk Rebuilding Jobs Up for Grabs for Rockaways Residents

A job fair was set for Wednesday, March 26, at P.S. 30 in Far Rockaway.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Businesses Suffering as Fatal Explosion Investigation Continues

With damage, blown-out windows and no gas, local businesses are unsure when they can reopen.

South Street Seaport »

Task Force Begins Review of Controversial 50-Story Seaport Tower

Howard Hughes Corporation is submitting its development plans to a community task force.

East Harlem »

City Launches Eminent Domain Proceedings for East Harlem Redevelopment Zone

Property owners say the city is trying to squeeze them out of their land.

St. George »

National Lighthouse Museum Set to Open in August on Staten Island

After a nearly 17 year delay, the museum plans to open in August.

Willets Point »

Suit Seeks to Quash Willets West Mall Project

A suit filed Monday says the approval for the Willets Point redevelopment project should be revoked.