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UWS Leaders Demand Immediate Traffic Changes After Pedestrian Deaths

Residents and members of CB7 want immediate updates at the sites of the fatal crashes. 

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UWS Leaders Put Brakes on Hampton Jitney Pickup Spot

The Hampton Jitney wants to have a stop on Broadway at West 70th Street.

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Amsterdam Avenue Redesign Approved by Community Board

The board agreed to ask the DOT to study the avenue with safety measures and a bike lane in mind. 

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Future of Beacon School to be Debated Monday

The meeting will give the public another chance to weigh in on plans for the building. 

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Controversial Amsterdam Ave. Bike Lane Decision Delayed

Testimony from the public at a CB7 meeting was so lengthy, the board decided to delay its vote. 

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'High-End' Tavern on the Green Too Expensive for Diners, Locals Charge

The new concept's high prices and lack of public seating have disappointed members of CB7.

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Big Nick's to Become a Bakery as Part of UWS Storefront Renovations

The Hotel Belleclaire is proposing a renovation to its Broadway storefronts.

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Free Kayaking Group Fears Being Sunk by Private Companies

The Downtown Boathouse worries it may be outbid for its Hudson River locations.

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Overhaul of 'Dangerous' UWS Playground Delayed Again

Delays in renovations to the P.S. 166 playground may push construction further into the school year.

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Advocacy Group Proposes New Bike Lane Along Amsterdam Avenue

Transportation Alternatives is proposing adding a bike lane to Amsterdam Avenue. 

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Majority of Manhattan Community Boards Oppose East Midtown Rezoning

Eight of 12 boards passed resolutions opposing the city's proposal to allow new, larger skyscrapers.

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Community Board 7 Issues Moratorium on NYCHA's New Development Plans

The board is calling for a halt in NYCHA's process until more community members are heard on the plans.

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Study Examines Pedestrian Safety on Upper West Side

Community Board 7 is asking for residents' feedback on safety issues between 94th and 100th streets.

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Trendy Bargain Clothing Store Brandy Melville Opening on Upper West Side

The retailer is paying above market rent to lease a space on Broadway and 104th Street from the city.

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UWS Residents Oppose Private School Expansion, Citing Traffic Nightmares

The Columbia Grammar and Prep has proposed expanding its building at W. 93rd St. and Central Park West.