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Upper West Side »

Parents at UWS Elementary School Sue to Stop Nursing Home Construction

Parents say construction of the 20-story nursing home will be detrimental to their children's education.

Washington Heights »

3 Uptown Events Happening This Weekend

Listen to a National Poetry Slam champion, learn to long jump or see excerpts from three new plays.

Coney Island »

Keep Beaches Open Through End of September, City Council Urges Parks Dept

City council members are pushing for a bill to extend the city's beach and pool season. 

Hamilton Heights »

Father Killed and 4 Others Hurt in Hamilton Heights Shooting, Police Say

Shadale Graham was killed when two gunmen opened fire after an argument on Sunday evening, police said.

Upper West Side »

26 UWS Blocks to Get Daily Trash Cleanup

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

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.

Central Harlem »

Select Bus Service Has Made the M60 Faster, MTA Says

Trips to LaGuardia Airport from West 106th Street are about 10 minutes faster. 

Upper West Side »

Locals Push for UWS Playground Redesign to Attract Kids of All Abilities

Community members are working to design an inclusive and accessible play space in the neighborhood. 

Upper West Side »

State Approves Controversial Nursing Home High-Rise Next to UWS School

The West 97th Street project has faced widespread opposition from the surrounding neighorhood. 

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. 

Morningside Heights »

George Carlin Street Renaming Brings Bevy Of Stars to Morningside Heights

The block of 121st Street between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue is now named after Carlin.

Upper West Side »

Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools Gains Support at UWS Rally

Parents and officials have been fighting a planned 20-story nursing home set to go up next to P.S. 63.

Hamilton Heights »

'Harlem High Line' Proposal Could Bring Affordable Housing

The Harlem Promenade could bring 2,000 affordable housing units and $170 million to Hamilton Heights.

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.