City Councilwoman Gale Brewer

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UWS Residents Oppose Private School Expansion, Citing Traffic Nightmares

The Columbia Grammar and Prep has proposed expanding its building at W. 93rd St. and Central Park West.

New York City »

MTA Fails to Spend Half-A-Million Dollars in Council Cash

The money was supposed to be spent on new countdown clocks for the Staten Island Railway.

Upper West Side »

Riverside-West End Historic District Extension Gets Unanimous Council Vote

The first proposed extension, from 79th to 87th street, was given unanimous approval. 

Upper West Side »

New UWS Networking Series Connects Large and Small Businesses

The first UWS Business-to-Business mixer highlighted how in-person connections can help the bottom line.

Upper West Side »

Eco-Friendly Public Toilets Will Feed Wildflowers in Riverside Park

A green toilet system that feeds a wildflower meadow is in the works in Riverside Park.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

School Unveils $40M Renovation of Historic Stable

The Stephen Gaynor School's $40 million renovation includes an updated, larger middle school.

Upper West Side »

City Honors Subway Hero Dad

A New York City dad was honored Wednesday for a daring subway rescue.

New York City »

Manhattan DA Announces New High-Tech Lab to Fight Cybercrime

The new lab will be used to scout online crime and collect evidence from cell phones and hard drives.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Side Locals 'Ambushed' by Homeless Housing, Pols Say

Elected officials made a last attempt to stop a move by the city to house 400 homeless adults uptown.

Upper West Side »

Lawbreaking Delivery Cyclists Face Crackdown from DOT

A new DOT enforcement team will target restaurants that fail to provide safety info to cyclists.

Columbus Circle »

City Payphones to Become WiFi Hotspots

The city is turning some of its more than 10,000 payphones into wireless HotSpots.

Upper West Side »

Glut of New Banks Turn UWS Into a 'Second Wall Street,' Residents Say

Four new bank branches are opening, prompting locals to call for zoning restrictions on them.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Verizon Phone Outage Has UWS Customers Dialing M for Mad

Hundreds of Upper West Side Verizon customers say their phone lines have been dead since April 12.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Lifeguards in Training May Crowd Out Locals at Reopened 59th Street Pool

Community Board 7 and Councilwoman Gale Brewer say lifeguard trainees will pack the 59th St. Rec Center.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Public to Weigh City Plan to Save Mom and Pop Stores

The public gets a chance Wednesday to weigh in on a plan to preserve the Upper West Side's small stores.