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Lower East Side »

Essex Street Tenants Suing Landlord Over Illegal Gas Work and 'Harassment'

Tenants at 43 Essex Street say they fear for their lives amid the unsanctioned construction.

East Village »

Chef Sues East Village Building Owner Over Injuries from Gas Explosion

The lawsuit claims the building owner, MAH Realty LLC, was negligent.

Greenwich Village »

SushiSamba Owners Stiffed Early Investor Out of Millions, Lawsuit Claims

Brian Johnson claims he wasn't given equal ownership after investing $1 million to expand the business.

Jamaica »

Woman Shot During Hatchet Attack in Jamaica Sues NYPD and City

The lawsuit claims that the police officers were negligent, careless and reckless.

Lower East Side »

City Sues to Shut Down Chinatown's 169 Bar for Underage Drinking

Police caught bartenders serving alcohol to underage customers, court documents show.

Midtown »

Blatt Billiards Sues Former Co-Owner for $64K, Records Show

Samuel Blatt devalued his stocks when he sold his share in the company last year, the suit says. 

East Village »

East Village Building That Caused Blast Had Prior Fire Due to Faulty Wires

A commercial tenant sued the landlord in 2000 after his variety store was destroyed in a fire.

Upper East Side »

Armani Getting Priced Out of Upper East Side Flagship, Suit Says

The Italian brand sued landlord SL Green to keep from raising its rent by $5.5 million per year. 

Washington Heights »

City Pays Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez $30K in OWS Arrest Lawsuit Settlement

The Uptown politican sued the city claiming he was beaten by police in the clearing of Zuccotti Park.

Upper West Side »

Parents at UWS Elementary School Sue to Stop Nursing Home Construction

Parents say construction of the 20-story nursing home will be detrimental to their children's education.

East Village »

East Village Soccer Bar Nevada Smiths Owes NJ Bank $147K, Lawsuit Says

The Third Avenue soccer pub owes $146,789.21 after missing its last four payments, the suit says.

Flushing »

Mets Drastically Cut Security at Citi Field Despite Concerns, Records Show

Citi Field security was slashed by roughly 29 percent between 2009 and 2013, court documents show.

West Village »

Owners of Fat Cat Jazz Club Pocketed $3M in Workers' Tips, Suit Says

Owners of the popular Christopher Street venue kept tips from food and drink sales, the suit says.

Morrisania »

Mom Arrested After Asking Police to Talk to Young Son About Stealing: Suit

Tyeesha Mobley says she called 911 to have officers come tell her 9-year-old why stealing is wrong.

Hamilton Heights »

City Has Fined Hamilton Heights' 'Worst Landlord' $240K Since 1999

The building that had no heat or hot water last weekend has been fined $240,000 since 1999.