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Long Island City »

City Looking to Allow More Sidewalk Cafes in Long Island City and Sunnyside

A proposed zoning change would allow sidewalk cafes in special zoning districts where they're now banned.

New York City »

FEMA Redrawing City's Flood Zone After Superstorm Sandy

Two-thirds of the homes damaged by Sandy are outside FEMA's existing flood zones, Mayor Bloomberg said.

Midtown East »

Community Boards Slam East Midtown Rezoning Plan

Community Boards 4, 5 and 6 all asked the city to slow down its proposed rezoning of East Midtown.

Park Slope »

New Rezoning Proposals for P.S. 321 and P.S. 39 to be Unveiled

The DOE is expected to present a new proposal for rezoning P.S. 321 and P.S. 39 at a Tuesday meeting.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Plans for Future With Rezoning Proposals

Community Board 11 and Civitas presented five proposals for rezoning a 60-block area of East Harlem.

Park Slope »

Parents Rally Against Park Slope School Rezoning Proposal

Park Slope parents who want to stop the rezoning of P.S. 321 and other schools have formed a coalition.

Hudson Square »

Board Wants to Trim Building Heights in Hudson Square Rezoning Plan

A CB2 resolution demands a new recreation center and lower maximum building heights.

City Island »

Conflict Over Assisted Living Facility Proposed for City Island

Community leaders are fighting a proposal for an assisted living development for seniors.

Midtown East »

St. Patrick's Cathedral Wants Right to Cash In on Proposed Midtown Rezoning

The Archdiocese hopes to be able to sell the air rights over St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Luxe Hell's Kitchen Development Must be Affordable, Locals Say

CB4 wants 20 percent of Durst's W57 development to be permanent affordable housing.

Midtown »

Slow Down East Midtown Rezoning, Locals and Pols Say

Several officials said the proposal is moving too fast and want a six-month slowdown.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Market Expansion Could Block High Line Views, Officials Fear

The city planninng commission asked about the impact on views from the High Line.

Upper West Side »

Plan to Protect Mom-and-Pop Shops on Upper West Side Passed by City Council

The City Council approved new zoning regulations it hopes will stave off the demise of mom and pop shops.

Upper West Side »

Glut of New Banks Turn UWS Into a 'Second Wall Street,' Residents Say

Four new bank branches are opening, prompting locals to call for zoning restrictions on them.

Astoria & Long Island City »

City Council to Vote on JetBlue Bid to Install Giant Neon Sign on Rooftop

The City Council is set to vote Monday on whether to grant JetBlue permission for a giant neon sign.