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Columbia Street Waterfront District »

The new garden will offer programs for children to learn how to grow vegetables and tend plants.

Washington Heights »

Washington Heights tenants fear the foreclosure of their buidling could lead to poor living conditions.

Chelsea »

The Friends of 20th Street Park plan to use the area around a city-owned lot as a park on Sunday.

Manhattan »

The bed bug epidemic appears to be waning after years of growing violations and complaints.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

In several incidents, residents smelled or saw smoke, but were told not to call the fire department.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

A city department has nixed 26 other sites for alternative housing and is set to move forward with plans to build on a site neighbors want to see become a park.

Harlem »

Harlem anti-violence group Mothers S.A.V.E. moved into its new headquarters Friday.

Manhattan »

DNAinfo has the map of Manhattan's worst neighborhoods, as the city's bedbug infestation grows.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

The legislation would put enforcement powers under a single city agency's control.

Manhattan »

Mathew Wambua will replace Rafael Cestero, who announced he would be stepping down in January.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal will introduce legislation to stop the city from moving homeless into "illegal hotels."

Manhattan »

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development wants to use the dogs to combat bedbugs citywide.

Harlem »

The residents of 2049 Fifth Avenue are fighting plans to turn the building over to a developer.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Tenants from 101 Stanton St. are suing their landlord to have an independent party make repairs to their building.

Manhattan »

Rafael Cestero has held the position for less than two years.