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Lower East Side »

Chinatown and LES Residents Will March to City Hall Over Rezoning Plan

Fifteen community groups and leaders want the city to adopt the Chinatown Working Group plan.

East New York »

East New York Rezoning Outreach Proposals Leave Residents Uneasy

Residents expressed dissatisfaction Wednesday with the city's plan to bring new housing to the area.

Red Hook »

Fort Greene Nursing Home to Open New 200-Bed Facility in Red Hook

Oxford Nursing Home is planning to move its operation to a new Red Hook space.

East Harlem »

103rd Street Garden Sells Air Rights to Developer for $500K and Land

The community garden will expand all the way to Park Avenue.

Central Harlem »

Community Board 10 Sides With Tenants in Lenox Terrace Rezoning FIght

The board's Land Use Committee supported the tenants' opposition to the plan.

Upper West Side »

Education Leaders Consider 'Super Zone' to Allow for Greater School Choice

A committee is considering changes to District 3's boundaries for easier admission to local schools. 

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Board Moves Ahead With Controversial Rezoning Study

CB9 members voted to proceed with the zoning resolution amid a protest-filled meeting Tuesday.

East Harlem »

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Sets Timeline on East Harlem Rezoning

There will be five public sessions before the speaker's steering committee submits a rezoning plan.

Crown Heights »

VIDEO: Activist Arrested Amid Vote on Controversial Crown Heights Rezoning

CB9 pushed through the vote after police removed activist Alicia Boyd from Tuesday's meeting.

East New York »

Hundreds Rally in East New York for Community Input in City's Rezoning Plan

Groups are calling for a rezoning process that includes affordable housing and union jobs.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

MAP: 13 New Buildings Coming to Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

DNAinfo New York rounded up development projects in the neighborhood, most of them residential.

Crown Heights »

In Yearlong Crown Heights Rezoning Fight, Activists Earn Respect and Ire

Movement to Protect the People and its leader Alicia Boyd have effectively shut down Brooklyn's CB9.

Lower East Side »

Community Activists Rally Against 'Racist' Luxury Tower on LES Waterfront

Members of seven local groups called on the city to stop construction of Extell's new luxury tower.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Community Board Backs Land Use Changes for Manufacturing Zone

Brooklyn's CB8 approved a rezoning resolution to increase density and building heights on Thursday.

Crown Heights »

Invalid Vote on Crown Heights Rezoning Sends Debate Back to Committee Again

The controversial letter meant to start a rezoning study has been held up for months by Brooklyn's CB9.