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26 UWS Blocks to Get Daily Trash Cleanup

DOE Fund staffers will focus on cleaning and bagging trash along Broadway. 

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Pols Push for Resolution Making NYC Official Promoter of Meatless Mondays

City Councilmembers want New York City to promote a meatless diet every Monday.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Upper West Side »

MAP: Green Roofs, Music Practice Rooms Part of $40M Upgrade to Schools

The projects range from upgrading facilities like auditoriums and boilers to creating rooftop gardens.

Upper West Side »

Cracked UWS Basketball Courts and Playground to Get $1.55M Renovation

The basketball courts, lighting, pathways, entrances and seating will all be updated under the plan.

Civic Center »

Fire Commissioner Wants to Boost Number of Female Firefighters

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced changes to physical tests many feel unfairly eliminate women.

Upper West Side »

TIMELINE: Foes of UWS Shelter Hope Crime Drops With Fewer Homeless Tenants

The two West 95th Street buildings started as illegal hotels and later housed 400 homeless people.

Upper West Side »

In Last-Minute Switch, City Meets Deadline to Move Homeless From Shelter

DHS had warned it would miss the deadline to move 200 people from the W. 95th Street shelter.

Upper West Side »

Homeless Shelter Will Miss Deadline to Move Out Half Its Tenants, City Says

The shelter was supposed to move out 200 residents by Nov. 1 under an agreement with the city.

Manhattan Valley »

UWS Residents Request Funding for New Computers, Trash Cans, Drains

Residents across the Upper West Side and Morningside Heights can weigh in on how city funding is spent. 

Upper West Side »

Central Park Cyclists Hit Pedestrians 35 Times This Year, Police Say

Only one collision occurred between a car and a pedestrian, records show.

Upper West Side »

Cabbie Who Killed 9-Year-Old on UWS Charged with Traffic Infraction

The cabdriver who struck Cooper Stock last January could face a maximum of 15 days in jail. 

Upper West Side »

'Poor Door' Building's Affordable Units to Be Luxury-Class, Developer Says

The affordable units will have high-end applicances and amenities, developers said. 

Upper West Side »

Central Park Should Be Car-Free During Summer, Councilmembers Say

Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine proposed legislation that would ban cars in certain parts of the park.

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