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Concord »

City Announces Winners of Staten Island Storefront Competition

The city awarded $425,000 in grants to new businesses on the North Shore of Staten Island.

Crown Heights »

City Seeks Central Brooklyn Test Kitchen After 3rd Ward Closes

The city is seeking ideas for a culinary incubator in Brooklyn, after other plans fell through.

Hudson Square »

Hudson Square Receives $27M for Streetscape Improvements

Sidewalks, parks and other outdoor spaces will be revamped as part of the project.

Midtown East »

Floating Paths and Amphitheater Coming to East River Esplanade, City Says

The city released renderings of a new esplanade proposed for the East River waterfront.

Willowbrook »

Abandoned Staten Island Poorhouse to Be Developed Into Senior Community

The city announced a deal with a developer to turn the Farm Colony into a senior residential community.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Electronic Music Fest Cuts Concerts After City Denies Permits

The five-night "Pier of Fear" fest was slashed to three nights and had to refund tickets.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hudson Yards' $328M Tax Breaks Are Bad Deal for City, Budget Office Says

The city approved 20-year tax breaks on two Hudson Yards buildings on Tuesday.

Crown Heights »

Test Kitchen Space at 1000 Dean in Limbo After 3rd Ward Closure in Bushwick

Sources close to 1000 Dean say there's anxiety but few answers about anchor tenant 3rd Ward. 

Long Island City »

Queens Nonprofit Gets $92K Grant for Environmental Education Program

Riis Settlement House will use the funds to start an environmental science initiative for kids.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Shared Working Space Set to Open

Business incubator Harlem Garage provide a place for entrepreneurs to network and grow their businesses.

Lower East Side »

MTA Willing to Discuss Land Transfer for 'Lowline' Park, Founders Say

The Lowline is a proposed subterranean park in an abandoned trolley terminal on the Lower East Side.

Stapleton »

City to Give $425K in Prizes to New Staten Island Businesses

The city will open a new business incubator and give out cash prizes to retail renters.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Artists Stage Performance Protest Outside Closed Theater

City officials said they would soon begin leasing space at Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center.

Stapleton »

Officials Break Ground on Staten Island Development at Former Navy Base

The first part of the mixed-use Stapleton Waterfront Development will open in 2015, officials said.

Bloomfield »

City Seeks Developers to Restore Staten Island Marsh

The pilot project will restore an estimated to 5 to 10 acres of wetlands from Saw Mill Creek Marsh.