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Long Island City »

Judge Extends Order Blocking 5Pointz Demolition

Artists behind the famed graffiti site are suing to keep the building, and their art, from demolition.

Long Island City »

Ed Dept Boss Accused of Sexism Gave Raises Only to Men, Sources Say

John Shea, a Department of Education CEO, didn't give raises to female workers, angering staff.

Upper East Side »

Met's $25 Admissions Fee Gets Official Nod from City

The Met is being sued over "confusing" signage making its suggested admission seem mandatory.

Corona »

Engineering Student Arrested for Stealing Belt He Bought From Barneys: Suit

Trayon Christian said he purchased the belt after saving up money from his part-time job.

Central Harlem »

New Restaurant in Lenox Lounge Space Could Open in Spring 2014

Richard Notar said his new restaurant will have unpretentious food and rooftop dining.

Upper East Side »

Fake Royal Accused of Ripping Off Rockefeller Commode

Josef Meyers, who once worked with ex-FBI agent Michael Grimm, allegedly stole the pricey furniture.

Upper West Side »

Public Housing Tenants Join Suit Opposing NYCHA Development Plan

The Legal Aid Society has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Douglass and Baruch Houses residents. 

Long Island City »

5Pointz Artists Fighting Demolition With Lawsuit

The artists at graffiti center 5Pointz are attempting to block the Queens site from being torn down.

Flatiron »

Third Pedestrian Plans to Sue City After Tripping Over Citi Bike Station

Diana Mathes wants more than $5 million after fracturing her arm in the fall.

Greenwich Village »

Two Pedestrians Plan to Sue Over Citi Bike Station Injuries

The pedestrians have filed notices of claim, alleging they tripped over the bicycle-sharing stations.

New York City »

Stepmother of Doris Duke Heirs Accused of Taking $328K From Their Trust

Teen twins Walker Patterson Inman III and Georgia Inman have a new trust battle.

West Farms »

Army Reservist Who Served in Sandy Recovery Says City Wrongfully Fired Her

Ninfa Soto is suing the city, claiming she lost her job over a paperwork snafu.

Brooklyn Heights »

Joe Lhota's Wife Once Crashed Her Car While Talking Politics on Her Cell

Tamra Lhota rear-ended another driver, who suffered permanent back injuries, according to a lawsuit.

Midwood »

Brooklyn Nonprofit Exploits Disabled Girl, Lawsuit Says

The parents of Ayalah Yakobzon say the Aleh Foundation uses their daughter's image to solicit donations.

Greenpoint »

City Council Candidate Pledges to Fight Slated Greenpoint Towers in Court

Stephen Pierson, running for the 33rd District City Council seat, said he'll go to court if elected.

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