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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.

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More UWS Police Trained to Use Radar Guns to Catch Speeding Drivers

The 20th Precinct has trained two more officers to use radar guns.

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UWS Enrollment Projections Don't Account for New Development, Parents Say

Parents say the DOE isn't taking into account the enormous residential growth in the neighborhood. 

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Apthorp Penthouses Would Ruin 'Buckingham Palace' of UWS, Residents Say

Residents said building penthouses equated to "adding gravy to a parfait" in testimony to  the LPC.

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Parents and DOE Trade Blame for Potential Delays to UWS School Opening

Parents say a new UWS school is behind schedule, but the city counters it's waiting for community input.

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'High-End' Tavern on the Green Too Expensive for Diners, Locals Charge

The new concept's high prices and lack of public seating have disappointed members of CB7.

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Public Housing Tenants Join Suit Opposing NYCHA Development Plan

The Legal Aid Society has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Douglass and Baruch Houses residents. 

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UWS French Dual-Language Program Has Only Five Students

The program got off to a slow start because it was announced late, education leaders said. 

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Overhaul of 'Dangerous' UWS Playground Delayed Again

Delays in renovations to the P.S. 166 playground may push construction further into the school year.

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Advocacy Group Proposes New Bike Lane Along Amsterdam Avenue

Transportation Alternatives is proposing adding a bike lane to Amsterdam Avenue. 

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P.S. 166 Playground Redesign Approved Despite Opposition

The redesign of the playground sparked a heated debate between Upper West Side parents.

Midtown »

Majority of Manhattan Community Boards Oppose East Midtown Rezoning

Eight of 12 boards passed resolutions opposing the city's proposal to allow new, larger skyscrapers.

Upper West Side »

Local Wine Stores Say Whole Foods' New Liquor License Will Squeeze Them Out

Local wine stores say Whole Foods' new liquor license will put them out of business.

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Parents Plea for DOE to Make Beacon High School a New Middle School

Parents, frustrated with overcrowding and a lack of options, want Beacon to become a D3 middle school.

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New Committee Plans Future of Beacon High School Building

A working group has formed to focus on the future of Beacon High School, which will be vacated in 2015. 

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