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Hunts Point »

Documents show an ongoing study of closing the jail, including something called 'Project Sean Connery.'

Clinton Hill »

Putnam Avenue, between Grand Avenue and Downing Street, will now be known as Cecil A. Collymore Way.

St. Albans »

Clergy United for Community Empowerment is a close ally of disgraced state Sen. Shirley Huntley.

Chinatown »

The City Council aims to avoid a repeat of the last primary when thousands of voters were turned away.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

"The Canoe," a seating area to the west of Ninth Avenue at West 36th Street, is now open to the public.

Central Harlem »

The bill is expected to be signed by the mayor and will go into effect Jan. 1, 2017.

Crown Heights »

The council voted unanimously for a tax incentive at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital in Crown Heights.

Hunts Point »

The market received a $3.45 million capital funding grant for the generators from the City Council.

Flatbush »

Three candidates have filed with the Campaign Finance Board to run for the seats, records show.

Greenwich Village »

The intersection of Washington Place and Sixth Avenue will now be named "Sgt. Charles H. Cochrane Way."

Red Hook »

Oxford Nursing Home had planned to build a 200-bed facility in Red Hook. 

Red Hook »

Oxford Nursing Home wants to build a 200-bed facility in the neighborhood's flood zone.

Washington Heights »

Community Board 12 refused to break its rule saying an honoree must be deceased for at least two years.

Financial District »

The Water Street zoning proposal is now being debated in City Council.

Times Square & Theater District »

Characters would also be required to confirm their identities to officials by removing their masks.