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Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Vinny Zollo spent about four years in federal prison in the late 90s for racketeering. 

Brooklyn Heights »

A new report commissioned by Save the View found the Pierhouse blocks the view from the Promenade.

Lower East Side »

Cogswell Realty wants to remove the upper floors of one of the factory's buildings.

Lower East Side »

A developer has applied for a permit to build on sites that housed a Jewish burial society since 1901.

Chelsea »

Nearly 200 firefighters battled the West 17th Street blaze.

Rego Park »

A 7-story building is currently under construction at 97-30 64th Ave.

Midtown East »

The United Nations Apartment Hotel could be replaced by a new 3-story building, city records show.

Corona »

There were 13 kids and 14 adults living in a two-family Corona home until this week, the DOB said.

Morris Park »

The current cluster was first discovered on Sept. 21 in The Bronx, according to the Health Department.

Midtown »

The drill fell on West 30th Street, near Sixth Avenue, officials said.

Hamilton Heights »

Residents have been living in homeless shelters waiting for the landlord to make repairs.

Mott Haven »

Building owners were required to register cooling towers in the wake of the Legionnaires' outbreak.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Owner of blighted Ninth Ave. is gaming the system, advocates say.

Jamaica »

The building will feature 23 apartment units. 

Bed-Stuy »

The wall collapsed on Myrtle Avenue near Franklin Avenue, killing a 19-year-old, officials said.