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Concourse »

Botanical Garden Dome Renovation Among Projects Funded by Diaz's Budget

The borough president focused mainly on housing and education in his fiscal year 2016 capital budget.

Astoria »

Hallets Point Worker Co-op Plan to Bring Jobs and Lets Staff Become Owners

Urban Upbound started a security guard company, where workers can become owners after six months.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Tech Center for Teens to Open In Fall, Hudson Guild Says

The training center will be geared to serve young people living in NYCHA housing in Chelsea.

Far Rockaway »

Bratton Vows Rockaway Crime Spike Will Be 'Resolved Very, Very Quickly'

Bratton didn't offer any details on how the department plans to tackle the area's crime problem.

Bed-Stuy »

Fetus Found in Stairwell of Saratoga Houses, NYCHA Says

The fetus was found on Tuesday at 10 a.m, police and NYCHA officials said.

Fort Greene »

Nearly 250 Apartments Vacant in Ingersoll and Whitman Houses, Audit Finds

More than 100 of those apartments have been empty for an average of eight years.

Central Harlem »

NYCHA's Vacant Units Attract Squatters to Harlem River Houses

Auditors from the Comptroller's Office found two units previously occupied by squatters during a visit. 

Washington Heights »

NYCHA Building Where Senior Was Attacked Lacks Security, Tenants Say

Tenants said they don't feel safe due to broken doors and a lack of cameras at Thurgood Marshall Plaza.

Washington Heights »

73-Year-Old Struck in Face for Telling Woman Not to Smoke, Police Say

The woman was hit in the face at the Thurgood Marshall Plaza for Seniors in Washington Heights.

Chelsea »

14-Year-Old Boy Attacked With Wine Bottles in Chelsea Liquor Store

The fight trashed $1,900 worth of alcohol, police said.

East Harlem »

De Blasio Plan to Save NYCHA Would Lease Land to Private Developers

NextGeneration NYCHA plan proposes drastic changes to bring the agency out of deficit.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Family of Akai Gurley Files Lawsuit Against City, Rookie Officers

Officer Peter Liang shot Gurley when his gun accidentally went off in a dark stairwell, officials said. 

Claremont »

Tenants Ask Judge For Contempt Charge Against NYCHA for Overdue Repairs

NYCHA promised to fix issues like severe mold, roaches and warped floors, tenants said.

Upper West Side »

Trash Feeds Rats After NYCHA Fails to Fix Broken Garbage Compactor

With the compactor broken, Frederick Douglass Houses residents have to leave garbage outside.

Gowanus »

Art Collective for NYCHA Youth Aims to Bridge Growing Divide in Gowanus

The Gowanus Houses Art Collective gives young NYCHA residents a forum for artistic expression.