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Chelsea »

On hot days, the Hudson Guild center at 119 Ninth Ave. is open and air-conditioned until 8 p.m.

Chelsea »

City Councilman Corey Johnson said his office is fielding an increased number of rat complaints.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg's industrial history makes it unclear how chemicals could be impacting health, they said.

Jackson Heights »

The policy shift is a victory for advocates who said the rule unfairly targeted some New Yorkers.

New York City »

New Yorkers could be allowed to vote and serve in the military at age 18 but be forbidden from smoking.

Civic Center »

Eating Denny's is "not healthy for you," the mayor said, but he will not block the diner from opening.

West Village »

Proposed restrictions would apply to businesses, a sanitation department official said Monday.

Upper East Side »

The East 86th Street Association has rallied to clean up trash after the Doe Fund's departure.

New York City »

A majority of voters support a crackdown on alcohol abuse, a new poll finds.

Norwood »

Montefiore's new "Bronx4Bronx," program sends health tips to patients via text message.

Crown Heights »

SOS Crown Heights hosts an anti-crime cookout Thursday as part of its Kickoff to a Safe Summer.

New York City »

Some Councilmembers said they're entitled to eat whatever they want during lengthy hearings.

Harlem »

The program, which uses ex-gang members to prevent violence, has a new home at 653 Lenox Ave.