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Williamsburg »

The rats have taken over sidewalks in Williamsburg, forcing people to walk in the road, residents said.

Chelsea »

The Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava has launched a GoFundMe page to raise money for its recovery.

Gowanus »

The Department of Buildings issued an order limiting the number of people in the building to 75.

Flatiron »

The fire may have started after a caretaker put still-smoldering candles into a box, the FDNY said.

Midtown »

Fortuna Realty has filed plans to demolish four adjacent buildings at 24-30 W. 39th St., records show.

Yorkville »

Residents had hoped to get a compromise from the school but were disappointed, they say.

Chelsea »

A plan for a so-called "megamansion" on W. 20th Street is not the first alteration to upset activists.

Cobble Hill »

When you file permits with the DOB, you might find yourself on the hook for prior illegal renovations.

Lower East Side »

The cherry picker was leaning against 137 Essex St. Monday evening, according to officials. 

West Village »

Luis Mata, 32, died on Thursday after been struck in the head by a plank at 421 Hudson St.

East Flatbush »

Dr. Brian Yokers helped a worker who was knocked into a deep trench by a falling pole, he said.

West Village »

The building has been cited for two violations and 20 complaints this year, officials said.

Longwood »

More than 40 people were evacuated from the area near an unstable building, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

The landlord of 94 Franklin Ave. is illegally constructing a building in the backyard, city says.

Gramercy »

The Department of Buildings is planning to hit the school with a violation for lacking a valid permit.