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Battle Over Playground Nears End as New Design Gets Greenlight

Locals have spent "hundreds, if not thousands, of hours thinking about" the P.S. 166 playground.

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Councilwoman Pushes Law to Pull Drivers' Licenses After Fatal Crashes

Helen Rosenthal wants to extend "Cooper's Law" to cover all New York drivers.

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Cafe Tallulah's Sidewalk Cafe Gets OK After Soundproofing

The restaurant's owner told Community Board 7 he took expensive steps to remediate its noise problem.

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Ousted Columbus Avenue Crafts Fair Gets Approval to Return

The crafts fair was given approval by a CB7 committee to stay for four weekends a year. 

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UWS Playground Blamed for Kids' Injuries Gets New Redesign Plan

The latest iteration of the Playground 89 redesign will be voted on this week by Community Board 7.

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Cafe Tallulah Needs to Quiet Down to Get OK for Sidewalk Cafe

The restaurant must comply with noise-mitigation measures in order to have its permit renewed.

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Neighbors Rip Proposed UWS Street Safety Features as 'Ugly'

Nearby residents are against the proposed DOT changes at West 72nd Street and Riverside Drive. 

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Booted Columbus Ave. Crafts Fair Could Return Following Outcry

Community Board 7 voted to reconsider the longtime craft fair after rejecting its permit renewal.

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UWS Community Board Rejects Cab Crash Bill After Initial Support

The board described the legislation as vague and unfair to taxi drivers. 

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Residents Rally to Keep Decades-Old Craft Fair on Columbus Avenue

Crafts on Columbus will have its last day on May 11 if Community Board 7's decision is not reversed. 

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Tiny UWS Green Space to Get $300K Overhaul

The West 71st Street park is not well known, but is well loved by neighbors who tend to it.

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New CB7 Members to Bring Tech Expertise to Upper West Side

New board members said they were interested in making the meetings more accessible through technology. 

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DOE Approves New School for Beacon HS Building After Numerous Delays

Education leaders are now racing to work out the specifics of the new 6-12 school on W. 61st St.

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Traffic Changes Made at UWS Corner Where 9-Year-Old Was Killed

The lights leading to the intersection of West 97th Street and West End Avenue have been retimed. 

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More UWS Police Trained to Use Radar Guns to Catch Speeding Drivers

The 20th Precinct has trained two more officers to use radar guns.

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