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Mott Haven »

Lush 'Rain Forest' Garden Blooms in the Bronx

Former Patterson Houses resident Marta Diaz started the garden about 20 years ago.

Rockaway Beach »

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damage

Three schools in the city still have "fire watchers" in place of the alarms since the 2012 storm.

Port Richmond »

Electrical Company Owners Convicted of Stiffing Workers Out of $273K

Ronald Bartiromo and Raymond D'Auria pleaded guilty to underpaying workers on two city projects.

Brooklyn Heights »

Photo Exhibit Battles Misconceptions About City's Public Housing Tenants

"We the People," which features photos and stories from 20 NYCHA residents, opens this month.

Crown Heights »

Political Candidate Accuses Foe of Ignoring Rape Reports Without Proof

Rubain Dorancy accused Jesse Hamilton of ignoring 6 alleged rapes and assaults, with no substantiation.

East Harlem »

NYCHA Residents Praise De Blasio's Scaffold Plan But Say More Work Needed

Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.

Long Island City »

Video Shows Police Car Without Its Lights On Before Student is Struck

The video shows the moments before Ryo Oyamada was hit by a police car in Queens last year.

East Harlem »

Man Fatally Shot in Head in East Harlem's East River Houses, Police Say

Terrell Day was shot and killed inside the East River Houses, police said.

Upper West Side »

NYCHA Blames Own Staff for Rat Scourge at Frederick Douglass Houses

The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation. 

East Village »

Two People Injured in East Village Apartment Fire, FDNY Says

Two people were hurt when a Lillian Wald Houses apartment caught fire, the FDNY said.

Red Hook »

Muslim Woman Forced to Stay Covered at Home Because Workers Can See In

Toni Khadijah James wears a hijab in her apartment because workers regularly pop up in her windows.

Claremont »

NYCHA Community Centers Get Free Air Conditioners in The Bronx

Friedrich is donating 150 air conditioners to 38 NYCHA Community Centers across the city.

Long Island City »

Scaffolding at Queensbridge Houses to Start Coming Down in 2016, NYCHA Says

Residents at the NYCHA development have complained that the sidewalk sheds block security cameras.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven Resident Develops Plan to Revitalize Local Housing Project

A longtime Mill Brook Houses resident has a plan to create better public space.

Red Hook »

Asbestos Abatement in Progress at Red Hook Houses

The hazardous material is being removed from parapets on the roof.

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