The Rockefeller University is proposing to fix the esplanade as part of a campus overhaul.
Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.
Park Officials are pushing for an extension for Tavern on the Green bike rentals.
The Tavern on the Green menu includes $14 shrimp and grits and $33 lamb chops.
The Met plans cut 280 chairs from the originally planned 400.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has dropped the kiosks from its $60 million public plaza overhaul.
Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.
The UES comunity board rejected part of the plan that would bring seats and tables to the plaza.
Residents blasted the Met's plans to add 400 chairs and 100 tables at its Fifth Avenue entrance.
A fight has been brewing at John Jay Park, pitting seniors who take yoga classes against those hoping to get outdoor exercise equipment geared to older adults.
The Parks Department will soon start soliciting bids for a "high quality casual restaurant and outdoor café,” at Tavern on the Green, officials said Thursday.
Central Park's Pullcart, run by the folks behind Fatty Crab, is gettting ready for next month’s big Oktoberfest, but some Upper East Siders are hoping to force the eatery to go dry.
City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin secured nearly $1 million for repairing the East River esplanade, but many residents believe they'll need more.
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