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Upper East Side »

The Department of Sanitation has agreed to increase garbage pickup at the busy corridor.

Jamaica »

The worker was cleaning a fire hydrant early Wednesday morning when he was attacked, sources said.

Woodside »

The mayor said hundreds of pieces of equipment were on their way to Queens on Sunday.

Maspeth »

A city judge ruled that Rudy Dilone should be fired for pushing a car door into a supervisor.

Midtown »

The city will start picking up the trees curbside on Jan. 4. 

Meatpacking District »

Barry Diller can opt out of the plan if other waterfront projects don't meet his satisfaction.

Long Island City »

Expect light snowfall Wednesday night, with much more threatened for the weekend. 

Crown Heights »

Neighborhood failed to meet the criteria to reduce street-cleaning days by just 2 percentage points.  

Washington Heights »

Leave No Footprint helps New Yorkers properly dispose of items such as batteries and old electronics.

Washington Heights »

The bins are a growing problem for the city, said Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez.

Park Slope »

The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.

Upper East Side »

The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.

New Dorp »

Residents of the borough criticized Bill de Blasio for poor snow removal.

New Dorp Beach »

Michael Lewery was shocked Sunday morning in New Dorp Beach, one of the areas worst hit by Sandy.

Mott Haven »

Hungry residents are forced to find edible vegetables among boxes of rotting produce, residents say.