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Lack of Open Space Makes UES Look Like 'Urban Slum,' Critic Says

Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.

Upper East Side »

CUNY and Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Plans Prompt Open Space Concerns

CUNY and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center plans have prompted UES residents to worry about open space.

Upper East Side »

Tavern on the Green's New Menu Sticks to Moderate Prices

The Tavern on the Green menu includes $14 shrimp and grits and $33 lamb chops.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Yoga-Loving Seniors Reach Park Peace Accord Over Exercise Equipment

John Jay Park's yoga-loving seniors reached accord on plans for exercise equipment geared to adults.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Yoga-Loving Seniors Reject Exercise Equipment for the Elderly

A fight has been brewing at John Jay Park, pitting seniors who take yoga classes against those hoping to get outdoor exercise equipment geared to older adults.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Phillip Lopate Kicks Off Design Contest For a New East River Waterfront

Phillip Lopate, author of "Waterfront," shared visions of the East River Esplanade at Wednesday's kickoff for a design contest focused on the crumbling stretch from East 60 to 125th streets.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Community Board Fights Central Park Pullcart's Liquor License

Central Park's Pullcart, run by the folks behind Fatty Crab, is gettting ready for next month’s big Oktoberfest, but some Upper East Siders are hoping to force the eatery to go dry.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Plan For Crosstown Bike Paths in Central Park Draws Ire From Community Board

Community Board 8, on the Upper East Side, opposes shared bike paths in Central Park.

Manhattan »

Upper East Siders Oppose Central Park's Upscale Street Eats

Central Park's move toward replacing hot dog vendors with gourmet carts and trucks is angering Upper East Siders.