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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

The plan is the second phase of a larger project by the developers of 626 Flatbush Ave.

East Village »

The Department of Buildings granted the restaurant a gas authorization over the weekend, officials said.

Upper West Side »

Owners of The Esplanade have not yet paid the $1,000 fine for the May incident.

East Village »

The restaurant said it it could reopen because it passed a DOB inspection, which the agency denies.

Forest Hills »

Residents at 104-60 Queens Blvd. are calling the broken elevators a safety hazard.

Mott Haven »

Comptroller Scott Stringer held the first meeting of his Red Tape Commission in The Bronx on Tuesday.

SoHo »

Douglas Elliman is listing three massive spaces at the corner of Broome Street.

Crown Heights »

Plans for the new Crown Heights building were filed with the city last week.

Union Square »

A piece of the facade at 15 E. 17th St. fell off the building and landed on the sidewalk below.

Midtown »

The workers were hurt inside 317 Madison Ave., near Grand Central Terminal, witnesses said.

Sunset Park »

The worker was installing roof deck at 168 39th St. when he fell 20 feet, officials said.

West Village »

The Koppers Chocolate factory owner is petitioning the city to allow them to make the building taller.

Central Harlem »

The new owners of 215 W. 122nd St. filed demolition permits with the Department of Buildings.

Lower East Side »

Extell Development Company submitted an application to build its new tower at 72 stories.

Boerum Hill »

Permits were filed last week for a 10,000 square-foot building at 240 Smith St.