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Meatpacking District »

Barry Diller can opt out of the plan if other waterfront projects don't meet his satisfaction.

Long Island City »

Expect light snowfall Wednesday night, with much more threatened for the weekend. 

Crown Heights »

Neighborhood failed to meet the criteria to reduce street-cleaning days by just 2 percentage points.  

Washington Heights »

Leave No Footprint helps New Yorkers properly dispose of items such as batteries and old electronics.

Washington Heights »

The bins are a growing problem for the city, said Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez.

Park Slope »

The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.

Upper East Side »

The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.

New Dorp »

Residents of the borough criticized Bill de Blasio for poor snow removal.

New Dorp Beach »

Michael Lewery was shocked Sunday morning in New Dorp Beach, one of the areas worst hit by Sandy.

Mott Haven »

Hungry residents are forced to find edible vegetables among boxes of rotting produce, residents say.

New York City »

A city Department of Investigation report found eight people wrongly collected city pension funds.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Michael Maldonado was charged with petit larceny for stealing an iPad from Cafe Cortadito, police said.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

City officials said Occupy Wall Street protesters would be able to pick their belongings up on Tuesday, but then turned people away.

Downtown »

P.S. 89 has cut its lunchtime waste by more than half since switching to the sugarcane trays.

Harlem »

For Arbor Day, the kids at Harlem RBI's Dream Charter School plant wildflowers in a lot once littered with garbage.