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Lower East Side »

Six Lower East Side natives will share stories about growing up in the neighborhood at City Lore Friday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Some Chinatown property owners can expect a combined tax credit of $300,000 from the Dept. of Finance.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Property owners say they are being forced to pay more taxes than they owe to support the Chinatown BID.

East Village & Lower East Side »

The Council voted 50-0 to support the creation of a Chinatown Business Improvement District.

Manhattan »

The city is spending the money earmarked for Chatham Square on other downtown projects.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Neighbor efforts to rid Kimlau Square of skaters and cyclists have led to more seating in the busy public plaza.

East Village & Lower East Side »

The city recently installed "No Skateboarding" signs in the public plaza and will add guards to prevent skating.

East Village & Lower East Side »

A group pushing for the creation of a Chinatown BID conditionally offered to cover street cleaning costs through July.

Downtown »

Chatham Square has become a haven for rogue riders, threatening the safety of Chinatown pedestrians, locals say.

East Village & Lower East Side »

A plan to tax owners to pay for street cleaning in Chinatown gets mixed reactions in the neighborhood.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Organizations within the Chinatown Working Group worry that the city will have too much say in a rezoning plan.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Ray LaHood tells Chinatown Working Group he will contact Dept. of Homeland Security.

Manhattan »

More than one third of the Civic Center's open space is restricted by bollards, fences and police officers.

Downtown »

Downtown residents and workers will need to use a new entrance to the bridge now that one has been blocked by Ground Zero work.

Downtown »

Fear That Donations Could Keep Trials in City