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Upper East Side Air Quality Worse Than South Bronx, Stats Show

The UES has higher concentrations of many pollutants than neighborhoods known for bad air.

Upper East Side »

Hunter College to Open Private Park to Public on Weekends

Poses Park on East 68th Street was closed to the public in 2009.

Upper East Side »

Second Ave. Subway Construction Causing Trash Pileups, Locals Say

Second Ave. subway construction has wreaked havoc on garbage pickup, attracting rats and annoying locals.

Midtown East »

Shoe Repair Shop Credits 'Old-Fashioned' Style for 81 Years of Success

Jim's Shoe Repair Shop has stayed open for 81 years by keeping things old-fashioned and prices low.

Upper East Side »

Christine Quinn Lands Endorsement From Top UES Dems

The Lexington Democratic Club will back the City Council Speaker in the mayoral race, members said.

Upper East Side »

Parents Protest Proposed Admissions Plan for New UES Middle School

The Department of Education wants the student body to meet "unprecedented" criteria, critics say.

Yorkville »

New Middle School to Be Opened in Unused P.S. 158 Space, Officials Say

Upper East Siders had been pushing for a middle school for years.

Upper East Side »

Politicians' Aides Rewarded by Community Board for Keeping Quiet

CB8 Chairman Nick Viest gave prizes to electeds' reps who kept their presentations "short and sweet."

Upper East Side »

Micah Kellner Lands More Endorsements from Pols in UES City Council Contest

Shortly after securing nods from area pols, the Assemblyman has gotten additional support.

Midtown East »

Whole Foods 57th Street Store Opening Draws Throngs of Shoppers

Whole Foods marked its new 57th St. location by donating 57 salad bars to schools around New York City.

Yorkville »

MTA Unveils Second Avenue Subway Air Monitoring Site

The MTA launched a new site Friday where it will post weekly air quality results for the 2nd Ave. subway.

Midtown East »

Doormen's Union Marks Year Anniversary of Strike at Midtown East High-Rise

32BJ members promised to escalate their fight against the landlord with protests at his other properties.

Yorkville »

'Illegal' Dunkin' Donuts Signs Anger Upper East Siders

Signs and flags for a new Dunkin' Donuts on Lexington Avenue have sparked outrage on the Upper East Side.

Midtown East »

Police Crack Down on Skateboarders in Turtle Bay Parks

Police are trying to keep out skateboarders after they allegedly threw rocks at a Turtle Bay park.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

UES Illegal Store Signs Need DOB Crackdown, Local Assemblyman Says

State Assemblyman Dan Quart is asking the DOB to step up enforcement of illegal store signs.

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