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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. 

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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.

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Mamajuana Cafe's New Liquor License Application Draws Criticism

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

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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.

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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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

CB12 to Discuss Alternate Side Parking Reduction

Community Board 12 will hold a public forum to discuss whether it should ask the city to reduce alternate side of the road parking by one day weekly.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

La Caridad Liquor License Denied by Community Board

La Caridad #2, a Washington Heights restaurant with a history of criminal and quality-of-life complaints, is seeking to renew its liquor license which was taken away earlier this year.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Garden Cafe Gets Liquor License Nod, Despite Neighbor Opposition

Community Board 12 recommended the State Liquor Authority approve Garden Cafe's liquor license renewal application, despite complaints from residents about outdoor noise.

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Inwood and Washington Heights Need More Cops, Residents Say

Community Board 12 discussed many pressing needs in the Washington Heights and Inwood community, but more cops ranks No.1 on everyone's wish list.