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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.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

SoHo Residents Decry Artist Survey as 'Harassment'

Some SoHo locals say a planned survey of all SoHo and NoHo loft dwellers would violate their privacy.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Market Developer Could Ditch Hotel Plan

Developer Jamestown Properties said it would scrap a hotel on Ninth Avenue if the Community Board asked.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Group Hunts Non-Artists Wrongly Living in SoHo and NoHo Lofts

Surveyors plan to investigate every city-certified artist residence to ensure an artist lives there.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

St. Vincent's Development Plan Gets Final Approval from City Council

The City Council voted nearly unanimously in support of major changes in Greenwich Village.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

AIDS Memorial Park Designs for St. Vincent's Triangle Go On Display

Nearly 30 renderings envisioning the future Greenwich Village AIDS memorial will go on display Tuesday.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Market Expansion Foes Fear Christine Quinn's Mayoral Dreams

Opponents say the proposal pits Quinn's ambition against her duty to the neighborhood.  

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street Advocates: Brookfield Violating Zoning Laws at Zuccotti

OWS advocates say Brookfield Properties is illegally restricting public access to Zuccotti Park.

Downtown »

Downtown and UES School Rezoning Plan Approved by Education Council

CEC District 2 approved sweeping school zoning changes in lower Manhattan and the Upper East Side.  

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Market Expansion Plans Toned Down

The new plans eliminate a large glass cube that neighbors said was out of character with the building.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Market Expansion Divides Community

Organizers said a forum meant to find a compromise on Chelsea Market's controversial expansion only showcased tensions and disagreements.

Midtown & Theater District »

Cops Bust Alleged Illegal After-Hours Sex Club in Midtown

After months of complaints, police say they have busted an illegal nightclub that had been operatng in Midtown's Garment District.

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street Puts Spotlight on Privately Owned Public Spaces

Privately owned public spaces, or POPs, are under the spotlight, thanks to the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park.

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