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Hunts Point »

Spofford, Notorious Youth Jail, May Be Redeveloped into Affordable Housing

The city hopes to see the Spofford Juvenile Detention Center used for affordable housing.

Morrisania »

Vacant Bronx Courthouse to Transform Into Art Venue

The Old Bronx Borough Courthouse will host an art show for three months starting in April.

Crown Heights »

Developers Envision Hotel, Housing and Retail at Crown Heights Armory

The city is asking for community input on developers' proposals for the Bedford Union Armory.

Murray Hill »

Waterside Pier to Be Demolished and Replaced by 2015, City Says

Instead of renovating the Waterside Pier at East 38th Street, the city will rebuild it entirely.

Stapleton »

City Looks to Start Second Phase of Stapleton Homeport Construction

The city has put out a request for bids for companies to start on the second phase of the project.

East Harlem »

New York City Launching Venture Capital Biotech Fund and Institute

Mount Sinai Hospital opening an institue of technology to make the city a biotech incubator.

New Dorp Beach »

City Seeks Proposals to Revitalize Sandy Damaged Staten Island Beaches

The city is seeking bids for recreational facilities, restaurants and other amenities on beach fronts.

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.

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.

Washington Heights »

Community Board 12 Seeks to Curb Uptown Helicopter Noise

CB12 passed a resolution asking for helicopter traffic restricted to the center of the Hudson.

Long Island City »

East River Ferry Service to Stay Afloat Through 2019

Originally a three-year pilot program, the city hopes to continue the service until at least 2019.

Charleston »

City's Plan to Shrink School Proposed for Staten Island Angers Residents

Residents complained about the shrinking size of a planned public school in Charleston.

St. George »

City Seeks Proposals for Staten Island's First Business Incubator

The city hopes the incubator will boost entrepreneurship and start-ups in the borough.