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Central Harlem »

Independent Engineer Report Supports Dismantling the Harlem Watchtower

The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to be dismantled by the end of November.

Central Harlem »

Preservationists Doubt Marcus Garvey Watchtower Will Be Restored

The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to come down in November. It will be restored in 2017.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Resident Captures the History of El Barrio Through Its Murals

Marina Ortiz spent ten years photographing the neighborhood's murals. 

Red Hook »

Brooklyn Students Want to Teach You About New York's Waterways This Week

More than 70 middle school students spent the summer learning about protecting the city's harbor.

Upper West Side »

Tavern on the Green Opens After $28M Restoration

The legendary restaurant has been completely overhauled, but retains an old school feel.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Nonprofit Seeks Donations to Restore Historic Tanker's Kitchen

PortSide NewYork needs donations to renovate the galley of the Mary A. Whalen oil tanker.

Clinton Hill »

Church Uses Kickstarter to Raise Renovation Cash for Tiffany Windows

Brown Memorial in Clinton Hill is hoping to raise $50,000 to restore their 1891 stained glass windows.

Washington Heights »

Morris-Jumel Mansion Hosts Post-Halloween Sleepover and Paranormal Show

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting spooky events for $40,000 for a complete restoration.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Public Library Revives Original 1941 Doors in Historic Restoration

Brooklyn Public Library's Central Branch unveiled a $250,000 replica of its original entrance Thursday.

Central Harlem »

Harlem's Historic Fire Watchtower to Get $4 Million Makeover

Plans are in the works to turn the Marcus Garvey Park landmark into a wi-fi hotspot.

New York City »

Loew's Kings Theatre Set to Return to Former Glory After Decades of Decay

The historic Flatbush theater is getting a $94 million renovation.

New York City »

Restored MTA Bus Routes to Hit the Streets Sunday

More than a dozen city bus lines that were cut in 2010 will resume service Jan. 6, 2013.

New York City »

Downtown Could Stay Dark Through Saturday, ConEd Warns

ConEd began restoring power in the city, but it will take a few more days to turn the lights back on.

Inwood »

The Birdman of Inwood Restores North Cove

Much of the Inwood wetlands recovery started with one determined man.

Olinville »

Volunteers Battle Invasive Plants in the Bronx River Forest

The Japanese knotweed must be destroyed to protect land along the Bronx River.

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