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Hot Dog Vendor Protest

Hot Dog Vendors: Wealthy Neighbors Want Us Out Of Washington Square Park

Hot dog vendors will likely soon be forced out of the iconic Washington Square Park, and the owners believe it is all because of a group of wealthy neighbors.

12/08/2013

Deer

City To Send Out Plane To Look For Deer On Staten Island

With Staten Island deer sightings on the rise, officials plan to start keeping track of animals from the sky.

10/21/2013

Woodside, Queens Park Rats

Neighbors: Fearless Rats Have Commandeered Park In Woodside, Queens

Neighbors and the local city councilman have called on the city to step up its efforts, as a park in Woodside, Queens remains overrun with rats.

07/31/2013

Rockaway Boardwalk Construction April 9, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fast-Tracked Rockaway Boardwalk Construction Causing A Headache For Residents

Construction crews are working around the clock to get the Rockaway boardwalk reconstructed in time for the start of summer.

04/09/2013

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC’s Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC's Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010