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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.

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.

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.

High Bridge »

City Hopes to Boost Affordable Housing With New Bronx Neighborhood

A 57-block stretch of The Bronx along Jerome Ave. near E. 167th Street could be renamed Cromwell-Jerome.

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.

Willets Point »

$43M in Tax Breaks Approved for Willets Point Developers

The EDC voted to approve tax breaks for the developers on Tuesday.

Willets Point »

Dozens of Willets Point Shop Owners Eyeing Hunts Point Warehouse

A large warehouse in Hunts Point could be the future home of 60 auto body shops from Willets Point.

Rockaway Beach »

City Backtracks on Timeline for Rockaway Beach Boardwalk

The city now says the project "could last a few years."

Corona »

Willets Point Businesses Protest Impending Eviction

The auto body owners and workers at Willets Point are fighting plans for eviction.

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.

Long Island City »

City Starts Long-Awaited Repairs to Queensbridge Park Seawall

The $6.65 million project will reconstruct the seawall and build a waterfront promenade and small wharf.

Long Island City »

Gantry Park Esplanade Gets New View into East River

The new viewing point will become another attraction of the waterfront park.

Greenwich Village »

City Plans Competition to Help Fix Pier 40 and Downtown Waterfront

The city is seeking "innovative" ideas to save crumbling underwater structures.

East Harlem »

Hot Bread Kitchen Opens Harlem Store

Food from Hot Bread Kitchen's incubator is now available for purchase by the general public.