The Plaza de Las Americas at 175th Street and Broadway will be transformed into a town square.
State Sen. Jose Peralta also wants to add Health Dept. letter grades and reinstate an oversight panel.
As controversy over street vendors continues, research shows how they sell their wares.
Upper East Side leaders fear they could see copy-cat businesses moving onto their streets.
A city panel has not reviewed the number of SoHo vendors in 12 years, CB2 says.
Street vendors whose goods were seized in May say NYPD officers issued them tickets unfairly.
Queens residents are complaining that food carts under the 7 train may be posing a health hazard.
Rafael Rivera makes up to $60 in four hours selling water to help his family and buy video games.
SoHo residents are demanding big changes to rules for vendors they say have taken over their streets.
Four of the newest six members of Community Board 2 live in SoHo.
Sixth Precinct officers confiscated three van-loads full of books about a month ago.
The 34th Street Partnership wants to see fewer food carts and vendors on Midtown streets.
The UES comunity board rejected part of the plan that would bring seats and tables to the plaza.
Residents blasted the Met's plans to add 400 chairs and 100 tables at its Fifth Avenue entrance.
Billionaire David Koch is paying for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's renovation of its Fifth Ave. plaza.
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