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Washington Heights »

Plan Would Suspend Expanded GWB Bike Lanes Over Hudson River

The New York Cycle Club said the paths need to be doubled from about 7 to 14 feet to meet demand.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Escape Music Festival Moves to Governors Island After Failing to Get Permit

The Port Authority did not issue a permit for concert organizers to use the Red Hook Container Terminal.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Vice Media Party Disturbs Quiet Waterfront Neighborhood, Residents Say

Vice Media hosted a party for Absolut Vodka that upset locals with loud music and bright lights.

Washington Heights »

George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal Closed for Long-Awaited Renovations

The overhaul of the George Washington Bridge bus terminal interior will take about a year to complete.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Music Fest Tickets On Sale Without Final Permission to Use Venue

Organizers of Escape Music Festival are negotiating a deal with Port Authority, which manages Pier 9.

Midtown »

Soda Thief Busted With Handgun and Knife in Port Authority, PAPD Says

Port Authority officers found a gun and knife on Vincent Pierce after he stole a soda, officials said.

Bloomfield »

New Goethals Bridge to Get Fencing to Prevent Suicides

The under-construction walkway is set to get fencing to stop people from jumping off.

Financial District »

New Jersey State Trooper Picked as New World Trade Center Security Boss

The selection follows a string of embarrassing security breaches, including base jumpers who shot video.

Washington Heights »

Wild Three-State Chase Ends in Washington Heights

A man is accused of abducting two women, stealing a car and setting a car dealership on fire.

Washington Heights »

Dolphin Park Renovations Postponed Until September

The playground with fountains will be open this summer, after it was previously slated to be closed.

Washington Heights »

Port Authority Slammed for 'Closet'-Sized Community Room in GWB Terminal

Politicians asked for 10,000 square feet in the new terminal but were offered just 300 square feet.

Washington Heights »

Dolphin Park and Playground to Get Complete Overhaul, Port Authority Says

The 180th Street children's playground will get new seating, safety surfaces and a repaired sprinkler.

Midtown »

'Nervous' Man Busted with 2,000 Heroin Packets at Port Authority, PAPD Says

Gobert Taveras acted nervously and tried to ditch a bag filled with heroin, PAPD said.

South Ozone Park »

1,600 Protected Birds Shot by JFK Contractors in Five Years, Records Show

The birds included snowy egrets, American kestrels and black-crowned night herons.

Midtown South »

Teen Slashed in Head Outside Port Authority Bus Terminal, NYPD Says

An 18-year-old was in stable condition after he was slashed in the head Sunday, police said.