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DOT Agrees to Improve Signals at Dangerous West 79th Street Intersection

Residents petitioned for changes to  West 79th Street and  Amsterdam Avenue to make it safer.

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Upper West Side Community Board Votes to Ban 'Decrepit' Newsracks

Community Board 7 voted for an immediate ban on any newsracks in disrepair.

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Get 'Ugly' Newspaper Boxes Off UWS Streets, Board Members Say

CB7 members say racks that dot local street corners are poorly maintained and should be removed.

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CB7 Committee Denies New Restaurant's Request to Stay Open Late Daily

Neighbors balked at a proposed 4 a.m. closing time and feared bar noise in a "sedate" area.

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Kate Spade Plans Bow-Inspired Storefront Design for UWS Location

The store design is different from surrounding stores but meant to be more inviting, company reps said.

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Plan to Build Market-Rate High-Rise in Housing Project Draws Anger

NYCHA's plan would construct high-rises in the public housing complex's open space.

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Re-Siting UWS Schools Shouldn't Get Knee-Jerk Opposition, Leader Says

The redevelopment of the elementary schools is controversial.

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Parents Worried New Charter School Will Add to Overcrowding

Success Academy wants to build a new neighborhood school, but parents are pushing back against the idea.

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Alamo Drafthouse Receives Go Ahead from Enthusiastic CB7 Committee

The company, which serves dinner with its movies, got approval to serve alcohol when it opens in 2014. 

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Bike Lane Supporters Say Upper West Side is Behind the Curve

Bikers have clamored for an increase in bike lanes to keep pace with other areas.

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Riverside Center's Affordable Housing Plan Gets Nod from Community Board

An UWS Community Board approved developers' plan for affordable housing units at Riverside Center.

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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.

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Borough President Vows to Fight Controversial Papasito Restaurant

Borough President Scott Stringer plans to push the State Liquor Authority to close Papasito.

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Truck Parking Pilot Program Leaves West End Avenue Residents Fuming

A city pilot program that adds truck parking to West End Avenue is a failure, locals say.

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UWS Restaurant Good Enough to Eat Closing its Doors

Good Enough to Eat restaurant is losing its lease, to the dismay of fans.