District 5

Upper East Side, Yorkville, Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, Roosevelt Island, Midtown East, Sutton Place, El Barrio, East Harlem

City Council District 5 Member 2017 Election

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Petition Demands Guggenheim Change Exhibit That 'Glorifies Animal Abuse'

“Art and China After 1989" is set to open on Oct. 6.

Hunter College Pays For Students' DACA Renewals in Uncertain Climate

The school has been paying nearly $500 for student "Dreamers" to renew their visas. 

More Than Half of City's 1.1M Students Attend Overcrowded Schools: Watchdog

Classes are too big, kids have to eat lunch at odd times and music and art space is lost, a report says.

Stroll Through Gritty '80s NYC With This Interactive Map

The map used old property tax photos to document how every block in the city looked 30 years ago.

50 Electric Car Charging Hubs Coming to 5 Boroughs by 2020, Mayor Says

The city has mapped possible locations including Sunset Park, the Rockaways and the South Bronx. 

Large Water Main Break Shuts Down Madison Ave. on Upper East Side: NYPD

Madison Avenue was shut down for nearly 10 blocks while officials tried to stop the gushing water. 

Sentencing of Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Delayed for High Holy Days

Croman requested the sentencing be delayed so he could observe the High Holy Days, a source said.

New Pre-K Center Slated to Open on Upper East Side in 2019, Officials Say

The center, at 355 E. 76th Street, will include at least 180 pre-K seats, officials said. 

Lexington Ave. Holiday Market Shut Down for 'Perilous' Fire Hazard

The Lexington Avenue Shopping Court recently opened at the corner of 56th Street.

Cornell Tech to Spur Wave of New Office Development in LIC, Experts Say

LIC offers cheaper rents and former factories-turned-offices that will attract startups, experts noted.

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