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Blind Man Who Was Robbed Twice in Queensbridge Says He Isn't Afraid

William Brandon, 73, was allegedly robbed twice by Ronald Rhodes in the Queensbridge Houses.

Long Island City »

Mugger Robs Elderly Blind Man Twice in Queensbridge Houses, Cops Say

The suspect targeted a 73-year-old blind man in two robberies; one incident left the victim hospitalized.

Chelsea »

Furious Residents Demand Plan to Build Parking Lot on Playground be Dropped

The project next to Chelsea's Fulton Houses was certified earlier this week.

Chelsea »

Developer Wants to Bulldoze Play Areas for Chelsea Parking Spots

The proposal is part of an affordable housing development on West 18th Street.

East Harlem »

Parents and Politicians Fight to Save East Harlem Tech School

The DOE plans to redevelop the School of Cooperative Technical Education in Harlem.

Red Hook »

Carmelo Anthony Opens Newly Refurbished Basketball Court at Red Hook Houses

The NBA star's foundation contributed to the remodeling of the court, along with JPMorgan Chase.

East Village »

Alphabet City's Campos Plaza Gets Security Cameras After Years-Long Fight

The public housing development in Alphabet City now has 52 cameras.

Red Hook »

Large-Scale NYCHA Urban Farm Launches in Red Hook

The Red Hook West Urban Farm was opened Tuesday beside NYCHA's Red Hook Houses.

Astoria »

New Jobs Program Looks to Help Astoria Houses' Residents Land Work

The East River Development Alliance launched Jobs-Plus to tackle unemployment at NYCHA's Astoria Houses.

Red Hook »

Sandy-Damaged Red Hook Senior Program Finds Newly Renovated Home

The Red Hook Senior Citizens Program will move to a renovated community center, officials said.

Central Harlem »

NYCHA Hopes New School at St. Nicholas Houses Inspires Future Development

The new Harlem Children's Zone charter school at St. Nicholas Houses opens soon.

Astoria »

Astoria CB1 Unanimously Approves Hallets Point Redevelopment Plan

If approved by the city, the plan would transform a stretch of waterfront adjacent to the Astoria Houses.

Long Island City »

Dozens Charged in Massive Drug Sweep in Queens

Officials busted 51 people for peddling drugs in two public housing developments in Astoria and LIC.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Post-Sandy Disaster Plan May Also Reduce Crime, Organizers Say

A new program designed to help NYCHA residents in a disaster can also help curb crime.

Chelsea »

New Program Gives Free Job Training and Placement to NYCHA Residents

Building Skills NY aims to train hundreds of workers in construction and building maintenance.

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