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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.

Upper West Side »

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.

Upper West Side »

Study Examines Pedestrian Safety on Upper West Side

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

Upper West Side »

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.

Upper West Side »

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.

Upper West Side »

Plans for New Tavern on the Green Alarm UWS Community Board

Board members worry Tavern on the Green's design treats takeaway customers as second class.

Upper West Side »

Education Advocates Eye Beacon Space for New UWS Middle School

The school's move to Hell's Kitchen means its building could be put to new use.

Upper West Side »

Cycling Advocates, Locals Push for Dozens of New Bike Racks

The Upper West Side Streets Renaissance wants to install more than 90 new bike racks in the area.

Upper West Side »

Bike Corral Could Offer Parking on Broadway

A restaurateur has suggested turning a car parking spot into a lockup for 10 bikes.

Sunset Park »

Truck Route Changes Rejected in Sunset Park

A proposal to divert westbound trucks to Prospect Avenue was voted down.

Sunset Park »

Neighbors Split on Proposed Truck Route Changes

Sunset Park residents debate whether to shift a truck route.

Upper West Side »

School Proposes Turning Upper West Side Block into Play Street

P.S. 87 hopes to use the West 78th Street block while its yard is renovated.

Upper West Side »

Locals Vote to Boot Fashion Week from Lincoln Center

An Upper West Side Community Board voted to oust Fashion Week from Damrosch Park behind Lincoln Center.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Plans for Upper West Side's First New School in Decades to be Revealed

Schools officials will present more details on plans for the new school at Riverside Center.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Lifeguards in Training May Crowd Out Locals at Reopened 59th Street Pool

Community Board 7 and Councilwoman Gale Brewer say lifeguard trainees will pack the 59th St. Rec Center.