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Helen Rosenthal Wins Democratic Primary for UWS City Council Seat

Helen Rosenthal won the Democratic nomination for City Council in District 6.  

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CB7 Greenlights City's Redesign for 'Dangerous' UWS Playground

Local leaders approved the Parks Department's changes for Playground 89 at P.S. 166. 

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West 60th Street Rec Center Opens Its Doors After $15.3M Renovation

The newly-renamed and renovated Gertrude Ederle Rec Center is open after years of closure.

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Nonprofit Struggles to Raise Funds, and Awareness, for UWS Public Park

The Theodore Roosevelt Park Working Group is trying to bring attention to this small public park. 

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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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UWS City Council Candidates Try to Stand Out in Crowded Field

The city council candidates, who share similar views on many issues, are vying for Gale Brewer's seat.

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Upper West Side Rec Center to Reopen After Long-Awaited, $15M Makeover

The renovated rec center has a new pool and athletic facilities that will open this month.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

City Council Hopeful Promises a 'Fresh Perspective' for the Upper West Side

Ken Biberaj is touting his youth, independence and understanding of small business in his 2013 run. 

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Re-Siting UWS Schools Shouldn't Get Knee-Jerk Opposition, Leader Says

The redevelopment of the elementary schools is controversial.

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Controversial Bike Lane to be Extended on Columbus Ave.

After months of debate, the local community board approved a 32-block extension to a bike lane.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Michelin-Starred Dovetail Restaurant Inaccessible to Disabled, Critics Say

Dovetail is among Upper West Side restaurants and bars that aren't ADA accessible, a study found.

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Fundraising Heats Up as UWS City Council Candidates Vie for Brewer's Seat

Candidates for Gale Brewer's seat emphasized the makeup of their donors rather than totals raised.

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Upper West Siders Show Broad Support for Mom-and-Pop Zoning Plan at Hearing

A new commercial zoning plan for the Upper West Side seeks to limit banks and chain stores.  

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Lifeguards in Training May Crowd Out Locals at Reopened 59th Street Pool

Community Board 7 and Councilwoman Gale Brewer say lifeguard trainees will pack the 59th St. Rec Center.

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