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Rendering of new South Street Seaport marina and tower. (Credit: SHoP Architects )

Developers Unveil South Street Seaport Proposal

Designers say they envision the new structure on pier 17 as mixed-use complexes that will cater to businesses as well as cultural events.

11/19/2013

Plans to shoot the new Spider-Man movie in Brooklyn during Passover is not going over well. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Planned ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Shoot In Brooklyn During Passover Has Jewish Community Outraged

The blockbuster Hollywood sequel has already started filming around the area, but upcoming plans to swing through Brooklyn are under fire.

03/14/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer blames lack of garbage cleanup along West Side Highway on bureaucratic red tape. (credit: CBS 2)

Stringer: ‘Bureaucratic Meddling’ To Blame For Lower Manhattan Garbage Pileup

The medians that divide the West Side Highway are being choked with trash from 59th Street to Battery Park City and the Manhattan Borough President is not happy about it.

08/21/2012

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (AP Photo/File)

9/11 Mastermind Mohammed To Face Military Tribunal At GITMO

The location of Mohammed’s trial has been the subject of intense debate. Many wanted him tried in lower Manhattan, others expressed concern about costs and security of holding such a high-profile terror trial here.

04/04/2011