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Community Board 12 to Hold Public Hearing on Budget Priorities

Community Board 12 is asking for the public's input on the city's 2012 capital and expense budget for Inwood and Washington Heights.

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Plan to Fix Stretch of Sherman Creek Moves Forward

Community Board 12 voted to support a plan by the New York Restoration Project to rehabilitate a stretch of Sherman Creek along the Harlem River.

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Columbia University to Hold Northern Manhattan Appreciation Day

Columbia University plans to host a Northern Manhattan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Sept. 24.

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Bennett Park Construction Begins in Hudson Heights

The first phase of a master plan for improvements at Bennett Park began this week and is slated to continue for 12 months.

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Upper Manhattan Cleans Up Graffiti and Litter

Uptown residents, community leaders and groups are getting together to clean up city streets with three recently launched initiatives.

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Task Force Formed to Tackle Illegal Street Vending Uptown

Community leaders agreed there is a problem in Washington Heights and Inwood when it comes to illegal street vending, but are somewhat divided on how to take care of it.

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CB12 Urges Congress to Pass Same Sex Bill

Community Board 12 unanimously approved a resolution calling on Congress to approve same sex marriage.

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Harlem YMCA Program Adds a Literacy Zone

A $325,000 grant will allow non-English speakers from Harlem and Washington Heights seeking literacy and other skills to access services.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Board Rejects Washington Heights Sports Bar's Liquor License

CB12 said no to the request from La Esperanza Sports Bar after the owner wouldn't scale back its license request.

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CB12 to Review Bike Lane Resolution at General Meeting

After previously stating it could not present a resolution before September, CB12 will present a resolution on June 28.

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Upper Manhattan Bike Enthusiasts Demand Added Bike Lanes

Community residents and cycling advocates called on Community Board 12 to advocate for increased safety uptown.

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Congested 181st Street Corridor in Store for Changes

The Department of Transportation plans to begin making changes to the highly-congested 181st Street corridor.

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Yeshiva University Looks to Create Pedestrian Plaza in Washington Heights

Yeshiva University is reviving a plan to create a one-block public plaza beside its campus on West 185th Street.

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Washington Heights Sports Bar Fighting For Liquor License

Despite community objections, a CB12 committee voted in support of a modified license for La Esperanza Sports Bar.

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Uptown Skyscraper Developer Would Tighten Income Rules

Families would have to make less than $72,000 to qualify for apartments with cheaper rents in four proposed towers.