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Upper West Side »

Landmarks Rejects 'Bland' Design for 16-Story Tower Near Lucerne Hotel

The commission asked the architects to revise their design for 207 W. 97th St. 

Chinatown »

City Will Begin Fining Illegal Chinatown Buses by August

Long-distance bus companies risk fines as high as $2,500 for breaking rules established a year ago.

Battery Park City »

City to Revamp Stuyvesant High Auditorium Where 9/11 Dust Concerns Linger

Auditorium seats in the school just blocks from Ground Zero were never replaced.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Gets Additional Council Funding Under New Budget Rules

Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal secured nearly $145,000 more for her district this year.

Upper West Side »

Seniors Rally Against Salvation Army's Sale of UWS Building

The Salvation Army is selling its West End Avenue building, forcing residents to move to East Harlem.

Upper East Side »

16-Year-Olds Take Step Closer to Serving on Community Boards

A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.

Upper West Side »

Memorial Day Marked by Mayor at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

The ceremony honored those who have served and who continue to serve the country in the armed forces.

West Village »

Secret Deal Over Pier 40 Air Rights Struck in December

The deal between the state and the Hudson River Park Trust has angered local elected officials.

East Village »

Family and Community Remember East Village Man Beaten to Death

Wen Hui Ruan, 68, was killed May 9 in an attempted robbery on East Sixth Street.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University Plan to Build Lab Over FDR Approved by City Council

The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.

Upper West Side »

Crosswalk Among Changes Unveiled at Deadly 96th Street Intersection

The DOT made $300,000 worth in infrastructure changes to the intersection to make it safer.

Washington Heights »

City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center

The three-year, $1.65 million renovation added an enclosed atrium, a computer lab and fitness equipment.

Upper West Side »

Tiny UWS Green Space to Get $300K Overhaul

The West 71st Street park is not well known, but is well loved by neighbors who tend to it.

Upper West Side »

Tavern on the Green Opens After $28M Restoration

The legendary restaurant has been completely overhauled, but retains an old school feel.

Kips Bay »

Real Estate Experts Among New Community Board Members

CB6 welcomed four new members, including experts in commercial real estate and senior services.

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