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Dozens of New Citi Bike Stations Coming to UWS by End of Summer, DOT Says

The 39 stations will mostly sit along roadways and not on sidewalks, DOT officials said.

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Community Board Rejects Central Park West Church-to-Condo Conversion Plan

Though a sub-committee of the board had previously approved the plans, the full board rejected them.

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City's Overflowing Recycling Bins a 'Health Hazard,' UWS Leaders Say

People leave the doors of the bins open, making them an easy feeding ground for rats.

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Norman Rockwell's NYC Roots May Be Honored With Street Renaming

A group of students pushed for a block to be renamed after the iconic American artist. 

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Local Leaders Fear Loss of Affordable Housing in Riverside South Plan

The Collegiate School is not legally obligated to provide the 55 units locals expected in the project.

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Collegiate School Wants to Move Required Affordable Housing to New Site

The private school, which is required to build the units, wants to move them to West 108th Street.

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Protesters Call for 'Car-Centric' UWS Transportation Leaders to Step Down

The group protested at a Community Board 7 meeting calling for committee leaders to step down.

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UWS Pushes For Citi Bikes Despite Being 'Spoiled' by Transit Options

More than a 100 residents weighed in on where Citi Bike stations should go around the neighborhood. 

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What's Closing and Canceled on the Upper West Side Due to the Blizzard

Local businesses and organizations are bracing for about 2 feet of snow during the winter storm.

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New Bar 'Bob's Your Uncle' to Take Over Ding Dong Lounge Space

The forthcoming Columbus Avenue nightspot intends to cater to an over-30 crowd, the owners said.

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Jon Hamm's Block Too Star-Studded to Be Named for Political Bigwig: Locals

To rename W. 67th Street after someone who's not a "household name" would be a disservice, locals said.

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Dangerous Lincoln Square Streets to Get Series of Fixes Under DOT Plan

The DOT wants to make the "bow tie" intersection safer with changes proposed for Spring 2015. 

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Landmarks Commission Shoots Down UWS Church-to-Condo Design

The commission rejected plans to modify to the front of the church and remove stained-glass windows.

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Historic Church Redesign Gets Approval After 'Pockmarked' Look Revised

The new design has three long glass windows instead of dozens of little windows on the north facade. 

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Locals Push for UWS Playground Redesign to Attract Kids of All Abilities

Community members are working to design an inclusive and accessible play space in the neighborhood.