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TriBeCa »

Disabled Athlete Told She Can't Bring Service Dog Into TriBeCa Deli

Marathon runner Helene Hines was yelled at by workers when she tried to buy a sandwich.

St. George »

Bill to Help People With Disabilities Enter City Buildings Clears Council

Councilwoman Debi Rose sponsored the bill to add signs that lead to accessible entrances on buildings.

Greenwich Village »

Blind and Deaf Acting Company to Make American Debut at NYU

Israel's blind-deaf acting troupe Nalaga'at Theater will perform in the Village in January.

New York City »

TLC Launches Dispatch System for Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs

The system would provide accessible cabs on demand for people with disabilities.

Manhattan »

Judge Says Taxi System Violates Americans with Disabilities Act

A judge said the city must provide "meaningful" access to wheelchair accessible cabs for disabled riders.

Manhattan »

City Claims No Obligation to Provide Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

In a court hearing, a city attorney claimed the TLC has no obligation to make cabs accessible for all.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

101-Year-Old Woman Turned Away at UWS Salon Gets $7,500, Report Says

Wheelchair bound Nettie Lobsenz got $7,500 from an Upper West Side salon that allegedly refused to serve her.