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Upper West Side »

This NYPD Officer Has Handed Out the Most Bicycle Summonses in the City

Officer Joshua Vincek issued 1,249 tickets to cyclists on the Upper West Side in the last three years.

Bed-Stuy »

Trash Piles Up in Building After Owner Fires Workers, Residents Say

Residents and union workers protested new management after maintenance workers were fired.

Meatpacking District »

Woman Drags Victim by Hair in Meatpacking District Attack, Police Say

It took three police officers to pull Sophia Tolbert, 23, away from the 26-year-old victim, NYPD said. 

Central Harlem »

Rent-Regulated Tenants Being Driven Out by 'Illegal' Renovation, They Say

The husband of fashion designer Joseph Altuzarra was hit with a stop-work order at 187 Lenox Ave.

College Point »

Spa Castle Pools Didn't Have Enough Disinfectant, Officials Say

After the death of a bather and the shutdown of another spa location, an official wants more oversight.

Washington Heights »

Incessant Ice Cream Truck Jingles Force Neighbors Into Meltdown

The city has so far received 1,804 complaints this year about ice cream truck noise, records show.

Hudson Heights »

Blaze at Uptown Building Leads to Discovery of Unsafe Fire Escapes

Inspectors found a dangerous situation at 590 Fort Washington Ave.'s fire escapes, officials said.

Chelsea »

Hotel Chelsea Landlord Ignored Court Order, Tenants Say

A court ordered the landlord to clean up its renovation, but tenants said things have gotten worse.

Port Richmond »

City Contractors Arrested for Underpaying Workers

Ronald Bartiromo and Raymond D'Auria were arrested for underpaying workers on two city jobs.

New Dorp »

Health Dept Hits Six Staten Island Food Carts With Violations

Vendors were found not to be cleaning their carts daily.

Morrisania »

Outer Boroughs Bear Brunt of Small Biz Fines, de Blasio Says

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio accused the city of "boroughism" for differences in inspection rates.

Chelsea »

Club Marquee an Overcrowded Fire Risk, Inspectors Find

Roughly 840 people were at Marquee when it could only legally hold 500, according to inspectors.

Sunnyside »

Rats and Vermin Plague Sunnyside Food Carts, Residents Complain

Queens residents are complaining that food carts under the 7 train may be posing a health hazard.

Manhattan »

City Council Mulls Lower Fines, Stricter Rules for Street Vendors

City Council legislation could lower fines for street vendors, but make rules stricter.

Manhattan »

City Winning War on Bed Bugs, Figures Show

The bed bug epidemic appears to be waning after years of growing violations and complaints.