Community Board 12

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Advocates Fear Budget Cuts Will Devastate Uptown After School and Childcare

Uptown advocates said drastic budget cuts to after school and childcare programs are devestating. 

Inwood »

Isham Park Off-Leash Rule Recommended to Let Dogs Run Free

Community Board 12 voted to recommend the Parks Department allow off-leash dog hours. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Makeover Planned for Long 'Neglected' Section of Fort Tryon Park

A Parks plan to restore a desolate section of Fort Tryon Park will likely begin next spring. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Complaints Increase on Dyckman Street Stretch Dubbed 'Alcohol Alley'

Residents complain Dyckman Street is unbearable as it devolves into a 'South Beach' party scene.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Residents Mount Campaign Against Proposed 218th Street Bar and Grill

Inwood residents oppose a new Inwood bar and grill they fear will become a nightclub. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Reform of NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Policy Gains Support in Upper Manhattan

CB12's public safety committee passed a resolution on the reform of the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

'No' Vote for Nightclub that Strives to be Like 'Applebee's'

CB12 voted to recommend the SLA reject Vacca Lounge's liquor license application.    

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Mulls Plan to Slow Down Neighborhood Traffic

Community Board 12 approved a resolution asking the city to consider creating a slow zone in Inwood.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Mamajuana Cafe's New Liquor License Application Draws Criticism

Inwood residents voiced opposition to Mamajuana Cafe's plan to open a new restaurant. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Illegal Street Vendors Warned of Imminent Police Crackdown

Illegal street vendors in upper Manhattan are being warned that their days are numbered. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Tennis Lovers Deadlocked Over Inwood Hill Park Courts Reconstruction

Tennis aficionados and city officials remain divided over a plan to renovate Inwood's tennis courts.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

SLA Renewed Vin-Tich Liquor License Days Before Patrons Attacked Cops

The State Liquor Authority renewed Vin-Tich nightclub's liquor license days before officers were hurt.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

CB12 Petitions City to Decrease Street Cleaning by One Day

Community Board 12 passed a resolution asking the city to reduce street cleaning by one day a week.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Fernando Mateo Accuses Papasito's Neighbors of Fabricating Complaints

The head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers defended controversial restaurant Papasito as a struggling business headed by 'young entrepreneurs who employ single moms.'

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Fort Tryon's Alpine Garden Stairs and Grotto Could Get $140,000 Makeover

The Parks Department plans to restore the stone stairways and grotto at the eastern end of Fort Tryon.