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Building Plan Rankles Residents

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

A band of Borough Park neighbors is suing to stop a developer from building an 8-story, 179-unit apartment complex in a lot that abuts private backyards.

The developer contends he’s following the law. Local residents acknowledge the need for more housing in the neighborhood, which has the city’s highest birthrate. But they argue that plans to include a bank and a 259-space public parking garage in the Dahill Road complex will add to traffic congestion in the neighborhood.

Kids Get Campaign Lesson

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

City kids are creating homemade election buttons, inspired by the presidential race – and vintage campaign paraphernalia on display at the Museum of the City of New York.

Children from the city’s Lower East Side Life Program Family Shelter recently attended a button-making workshop as part of the museum’s “Campaigning for President: New York and the American Election” exhibit. (more…)

New Battle in Fight To Save Temple

Monday, September 29th, 2008

For preservationists, the story of the Meseritz Synagogue proved an all-too-familiar tale: The century-old East Village building was deteriorating. The congregation was dwindling, along with its finances. (more…)

‘Waterfalls’ Has Trickle-Down Effect

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Di Ashley arrived in New York from Lancashire, England with a list of requisite tourist stops and sites to see. Her top priority: a boat tour of New York Harbor to get an up-close glimpse of the New York City Waterfalls art installation. (more…)

Hungry Rider Pedals For Food

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Voters Could Be Button-holed Nov. 4

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Crow Hill Flies Again

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Yanks' Swoon Slams Shopkeepers

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Seaport Tug Pulls Out A Victory

Friday, September 19th, 2008