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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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper Manhattan Bike Enthusiasts Demand Added Bike Lanes

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

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Congested 181st Street Corridor in Store for Changes

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

Washington Heights & Inwood »

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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Land Use Workshop Coming To WaHi

With skyscrapers on drawing board, officials will discuss land use issues in Upper Manhattan.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Uptown Swimmers to Get New Pool Pavilion

The city landmarks commission approved a plan to build a temporary pool pavilion at the High Bridge Recreation Center.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Cops Crack Down on Street Vending in Washington Heights

Police are working with the Washington Heights BID to clean up illegal street vending on West 181st Street.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights and Inwood Bike Lane Forum to be Held in June

After months of debate, Community Board 12's Traffic and Transportation committee plans to hold a bike lane forum in June.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Developer Behind Planned WaHi Skyscraper Gives Peek at New Park

The developer of the proposed Washington Heights skyscrapers laid out potential plans for Gorman Park.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

City Looks to Improve Dangerous Inwood Intersections

A CB12 committee voted to recommend the Department of Transportation's suggested changes to intersections.