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Bushwick »

City Cracks Down on NYCHA Barbecues

Residents said people were sneaking on the NYCHA grounds to hold loud parties.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Rallies Against Daycare Center Cuts

More than 100 parents, leaders and teachers protested Williamsburg's five daycare closures.

Yorkville »

Air Conditioner Falls 20 Stories into Nursery School Playground

An A/C fell 20 stories from the Holmes Towers into a nursery school playground as kids played last week.

South Bronx »

Elijah Green Shot to Death in McKinley Houses

Elijah Green, 23, was shot to death at 730 E. 163rd St. on Feb. 4, 2012, police said.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Cop Shot in Head on Bushwick Avenue and Moore Street

Officer Kevin Brennan, 29, was shot at 370 Bushwick Avenue Tuesday evening.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Public Housing Residents Want Wall of Shame for Banned Tenants

Residents are hoping photos can help them police evicted tenants who return public housing.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Firefighters Douse Blaze at East Village's Jacob Riis II Houses

FDNY put out a fire that started on the 11th floor of a public housing building along the FDR Drive.

Harlem »

Prayer Group Walks Streets Seeking Divine Help for Harlem

Man Up in Harlem takes a walk around the Polo Grounds each week, trying to improve the area with prayer.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Shooting on West 94th Street Sends Two Men to the Hospital

Two men were shot on West 94th Street late Sunday night, police said. 

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Public Housing Building Needs More Security, Residents Say

A group of tenants from 344 E. 28th Street, near First Avenue, is asking police and elected officials for help fighting an abundance of crime in and around the building.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Death on FDR Drive Strains Relations Between Ave. D Residents and NYPD

Family and friends of Makever "Keba" Brown are angry at the circumstances regarding his death on the FDR Drive Sept. 13. 

East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Line Avenue D, East Villagers Brunch on Avenue C

Thousands of residents in the public housing complexes on Avenue D were told to leave Saturday in advance of the storm. Others in the East Village were enjoying brunch and drinks.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Air Force Vet to be First NYCHA Resident on Public Housing Board

Victor Gonzalez, a longtime resident of the Wise Towers public housing complex, is the first current resident to be appointed to the NYC Housing Authority Board.

Harlem »

St. Nicholas Houses Residents Sue to Block Charter School Construction

Some St. Nicholas Houses residents filed a lawsuit to block the Harlem Children's Zone charter school project from moving into their parkland.

Harlem »

City's Public Housing Faces Maintenance Backlog, Report Says

Harlem public housing residents are among the hardest hit as the wait list for repairs at city-owned buildings grows.

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