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–Police and social workers have had a difficult time piecing together the identities and life stories of the four homeless men murdered this past weekend …

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After Brutal Murders of Homeless Men in Chinatown, Mayor is Urged to Take Bold Action

The horrifying murders of four homeless men in Chinatown early Saturday are generating national news headlines and renewed pleas for a comprehensive strategy to …

Rendering of East River Park at Delancey Street as envisioned by city planners.

Revised East River Flood Protection Plans Met With More Local Skepticism

Rendering of East River Park at Delancey Street as envisioned by city planners.

In response to neighborhood opposition to the city’s plans for a …

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Activists Will Rally to Bury City’s East River Park Resiliency Plan on Saturday

Community activists are planning a rally tomorrow (Saturday) to protest the city’s resiliency plan for East River Park. From the organizers’ press release:

Demonstrators …

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Community Board 3 Hearing on Budget Priorities Will Be Held Wednesday Night

Looking down on one of the Parks Department’s many unfinished projects: the Allen/Pike Street pedestrian malls.

Coming up this week. you have an opportunity …

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People’s Permit Process Guide Highlights Application Rules for Outside Events

Outdoor events with friends and family can quickly come to an end if you don’t have the right permits for large parties. Shaheeda Yasmeen …

Rendering of 60 Norfolk St. Dattner Architects.

Here’s What’s Happening at Community Board 3 in September

You’re probably thinking about barbecues and those last trips to the beach as we head into Labor Day weekend. But after the holiday, it will be a busy month for Community Board 3. …

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Graffiti Scrawled on Exterior of East Broadway Yeshiva

The NYPD’s hate crimes unit is looking into who was responsible for some graffiti that was scrawled on the facade of Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem, …

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M14 Express Bus Will Be Pokey For a Little Bit Longer

Select Bus Service has been operating on Grand Street for a few weeks, and we thought it would be running a bit faster starting …

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Information Session to be Held on the Child Victims Act

On Thursday, Rev. Marc Rivera of Primitive Christian Church is hosting an information session on New York’s new Child Victims Act. Child welfare advocates, …

Developers' vision of the Two Bridges waterfront with four new mega-towers.

Breaking: State Judge Stops Mega Towers in Two Bridges Area, Orders Full Public Review

A stunning victory tonight for residents of the Two Bridges neighborhood fighting three mega-projects along the waterfront. A state supreme court judge has stopped the towers from moving forward, at least temporarily, …

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Rooftop Farm Opens at Essex Crossing, While Eleven Madison Park Team Drops Lower East Side Project

The developers behind Essex Crossing and a nonprofit group called Project EATS yesterday debuted a 9,000 square rooftop farm. It’s located on the 6th floor of “The Essex,” a mixed-use building at 125 Delancey St. (the same building where the new Essex Market is located). …

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Rarely available West Village townhouse triplex located between Jane and Horatio Street. Prime location, fabulous …

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

M14A Bus Wins “Pokey Award” For Slowest Route in New York City

Congratulations, Lower East Side commuters! The 14a bus route has won this year’s “Pokey Award” from the NYPIRG Straphanger’s Campaign and Transit Center. …

Rendering of East River Park at Delancey Street as envisioned by city planners.

Hearing Tonight on East River Coastal Resiliency Plan

There’s another chance tonight to voice your opinion about the city’s revamped plans to build a flood protection system along the East River. …