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Basement Bar Below Jacob's Pickles Gets Green Light From Board

Community Board 7 voted to approve Jacob's Pickles plan for an underground bar.

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Community Board Pushes for Northbound Bike Lane on Upper West Side

The full board voted to approve a resolution calling for the northbound protected bike lane. 

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Village Bar Amity Hall Promises Not to Be 'Frat Party' When It Opens on UWS

The craft beer and sports bar is opening a new location on Amsterdam Avenue at 108th Street.

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Placement of Some UWS Citi Bike Stations 'Horrible,' Locals Say

Residents pointed to a number of proposed locations that they believe will be too dangerous. 

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Upper West Siders Demand Bike Lane Ahead of Planned Rollout of Citi Bike

The board is worried new Citi Bike riders will get hurt without a northbound protected bike lane.

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UWS Sixth-Graders Demand More Vision Zero Action from Community Board

The group of students aimed to put pressure on the board through their public protest.

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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.