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Washington Heights »

Discolored water is again pouring from faucets in Washington Heights.

Sunset Park »

Residents started to notice discolored water in their taps Thursday night.

Little Italy »

Officials will present their plan to build on the Elizabeth Street Garden at a meeting on Wednesday.

Gowanus »

Alloy Development offered the free land in a bid to stop the city from seizing it under eminent domain.

West Village »

Residents believed they would get 3 public parks after the city finished decades-long capital projects.

Midland Beach »

The project will be the first Bluebelt system in the Mid-Island when it's completed in 2017.

Midtown »

The leak prompted officials to close part of Lexington Avenue during the morning rush.

Gowanus »

The EPA says it's moving "at warp speed" on the canal cleanup but the city could delay the project.

Broad Channel »

A stinky algae bloom grew in a portion of Jamaica Bay, sending the smell of sulfur throughout the area. 

Upper East Side »

The flood was caused by a faulty valve on the fire hydrant, officials said.

East Elmhurst »

Nearly 17 acres of stinky sludge beneath Flushing Bay will be dredged to remove odor.

Upper West Side »

Buildings burning the dirtiest heating oil, No. 6, are now doing so illegally, the city says.

Gowanus »

Double D Pool and Thomas Greene Park will likely be affected by the SuperFund cleanup, officials said.

East Harlem »

The National Transportation Safety Board said both agencies played a role in the March 2014 explosion.

Bay Ridge »

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