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Fordham & Tremont »

Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment to Get New Lease on Life

The mayor is expected to announce the revival of the Kingsbridge Armory in his State of the City address.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Two More Tech Campuses Planned for New York

Tech campus bidders, Carnegie Mellon, NYU and Columbia, might all see their plans realized.

Manhattan »

City Launches Fashion Pop-Up Competition with Diane von Furstenberg

The city is hoping to help young fashion designers with a competition that offers free pop-ups as prizes.

Manhattan »

Black Friday Shoppers Shelled Out Nearly $1B in City Stores, Report Says

Shoppers spent nearly $1 billion on Black Friday in city stores, according to figures released Monday.

Harlem »

Theater at East Harlem's Julia de Burgos Cultural Center Gets New Operator

The Economic Development Corporation announced that three groups will reactivate underutilized theater space at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center.

Downtown »

City Launches $5M Lower Manhattan Business Competition

Downtown businesses can compete for grants of up to $650,000 over the next three years.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Essex Street Market Could Move Across the Street

The Essex St. Market would move across Delancey Street under a plan being floated by the city.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Essex Street Market Future to be Discussed by Community Board

The famed Lower East Side market may be moved to make room for large development.

Manhattan »

New East River Ferry Service Gearing Up for June

A three-year pilot program connecting East 34th and Wall streets with Brooklyn and Queens is slated to start in June.

Downtown »

Ban Noisy Tourist Helicopters Downtown, Pols Say

Politicians are calling on the city end tourist flights from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

Manhattan »

Council Faces Off Over Controversial 'Living Wage' Bill

A hearing was held to consider whether developers who receive big city grants should pay workers higher wages.

Harlem »

Citarella Eviction From Disputed Harlem Site Upheld by Court

The state's appeals court ruled the city was right when it evicted Citarella from the former Taystee Bakery site.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Helicopter 'Cheat Sheet' Helps Identify Rogue Choppers

A flier shows pictures of helicopters so people can identify choppers that might be breaking the law.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

City Could Open Swath of East River Waterfront to the Public

Money has been allocated to study costs and challenges of opening the waterfront from East 38th to East 60th streets.

Harlem »

Embattled Corn Exchange Developer Will Fight for Harlem Landmark

Ethel Bates, 80, says developing a culinary school on the historic site is her priority.