Sen. Brad Hoylman

Alphabet City residents say HVAC units are a noise nuisance at a local 7-11 store. (Credit: CBS 2)

Alphabet City Residents Furious Over Noise Coming From Nearby 7-11

It is quite literally the city that never sleeps for residents of Westminster in the East Village. Tenants filed complaints over noisy air conditioner and refrigerator units that cool the 7-11 on Avenue A.

10/06/2014

Grand Central Rezoning

City Planner: Rezoning Near Grand Central Will Transform Midtown East

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been thinking big even as his time at City Hall nears its end, pushing the City Council to approve a rezoning plan that could bring a new generation of skyscrapers to the area around Grand Central Station.

10/22/2013

Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New Yorkers

Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.

10/01/2013

Occupy Wall Street protesters march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. The march centered around the idea of a so-called Robin Hood Tax, a 0.5 percent levy to be applied to financial service companies, with proceeds to be used for social services. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

OWS Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With Marches, Rallies In Manhattan

On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.

09/17/2013