Lighthouse Hill »

Biologist Raises Funds to Study Health of Staten Island Ponds

Seth Wollney started an online fundraiser to get $17,000 to study the health of ponds in the borough.

Astoria »

4 Things To Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

Free sewing classes, immersive technologies and Scandinavian graphic arts are on this week's agenda.

Gramercy »

8-Year-Old Harlem Chess Whiz Plays Surgeon Who Helped Fix His Eyesight

Sami Uyanik suffered a rare eye disorder that caused him to see double. 

Washington Heights »

Street Sweeping May Increase Uptown After Decline in Cleanliness

The Sanitation Department may reinstate twice-weekly street cleanings.

East Harlem »

6 Things for You To Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Nocturnal philosophizing, a street games festival and financial planning are on our week's agenda.

Elmhurst »

City Planning Renovation and Expansion for Elmhurst Hospital's ER

The level one trauma center has seen a 33 percent spike in patients since other Queens hospitals closed

West Village »

NYC's Most Beautiful Bakery Instagram Feeds

You may want a croissant to eat while you read this.

Gowanus »

Toxic Avenger: Man Swims Gowanus Canal for Earth Day

Clean-water advocate Christopher Swain said, "The poop was expected" after emerging from the water. 

Kips Bay »

Doctor Raises Enough Money To Send Paralyzed Polish Patient Home

Jan Kwiatkowski will fly home to Poland on April 24.

Bay Ridge »

The Most Loud Sex Complaints in New York City Come From This Building: Data

311 received 133 complaints about neighbors having noisy sex between Jan. 1, 2014, and Feb. 12, 2015.

Boerum Hill »

Planet Fitness Plans New Brooklyn Location, Red Hook Lobster Pound Reopens

The fitness chain is slated to open at 239 Atlantic Ave., a company rep said. 

Hamilton Heights »

Hamilton Heights Man Raises Money to Renovate Apartment For His Wheelchair

Butler Dowery's wheelchair can't fit through the doors of his kitchen and bathroom.

Financial District »

Pure Barre Exercise Studio Opening in Financial District

The popular ballet-based exercise chain is slated to open its latest studio on Pine Street in May.

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