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New Inwood Beer Garden Gets Thumbs Up From Committee

Ouva Wine Bar and Beer Garden is one step closer to opening despite some community concern about noise.

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Community Clamors for Shorter Fence in High Bridge Renovation

Washington Heights residents believe a planned 8-foot safety fence on the High Bridge will be unnecessarily high.

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WaHi Community Board Meetings to be Translated into Spanish

Community Board 12 announced they will start using translation equipment.

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Dyckman Street Holdout Il Sole Agrees to Close Sidewalk Cafe Earlier

Il Sole owner Sandra Jaquez agreed to close the restaurant earlier, after the City Council voted to not renew her license.

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Washington Heights 'Town Square' to Feature Brooklyn Artist

A new "town square" in Washington Heights will not feature a local artist.

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Testing at Contaminated Site in Inwood to Begin Before Spring

Testing of a contaminated site on Broadway and Nagle Avenue will be conducted by an environmental team this month.

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Inwood Apartment Building Evacuated Due to Unsafe Conditions

Residents of 552-556 Academy St. had to leave their homes Friday afternoon due to reported unsafe conditions.

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CB12 Has Questions For WaHi Skyscraper Developer

CB12's Land Use committee plans to meet with Quadriad to discuss its plan to build skyscrapers in Washington Heights.

Manhattan »

TLC Surveys Riders About Proposed Livery Cab Street Pick-ups

The TLC will reach out to Upper Manhattan riders about a new proposed fleet of cabs that can pick up street hails.

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State Sen. Adriano Espaillat to Hold Town Hall Meeting

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat plans to discuss various issues that effect those who live in the 31st State Senate District.

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Hebrew Language Charter School Sets Sights on WaHi

A CB12 committee voted in favor of a allowing the Hebrew language school a charter to teach in Upper Manhattan.

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Four Proposed Skyscrapers in WaHi Could Alter City's Skyline

Quadriad Realty Partners could significantly change the skyline with four skyscrapers in Washington Heights.

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Community Board Rejects Monkey Room Liquor License Renewal

CB12 recommended against Monkey Room Bar's liquor license renewal, despite a committee vote in favor.

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Upper Manhattan Bike Lane Education Workshop Scheduled for Spring

Community Board 12 will hold a public workshop in the spring to discuss the addition of bike lanes in Upper Manhattan.

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'Wright Brothers' Playground Plan Approved by Community Board

CB12 struck a compromise to install limited benches and game tables in the redesigned Orville & Wilbur Playground.