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Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

City Celebrates Improved Bike Lane Safety, but Critics Not Convinced

The Department of Transportation said Tuesday there were less crashes after a bike lane was installed on Columbus Avenue.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Columbus Avenue Bike Lane Safety Data to be Revealed

Department of Transportation officials are expected to present data Tuesday on how the Columbus Avenue bike lane has affected the safety of cyclists and vehicles.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Community Board Wants School Playgrounds Open During Summer

Community Board 7 wants to ease the recreational space crunch by getting schools to open up playgrounds after school hours.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Central Park Conservancy's $900,000 Plan to Straighten Path Opposed

Community Board 8 worries that a Central Park Conservancy plan to straighten a park entrance could encourage cycling on its path.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Siders Join Battle Against Grimy Newspaper Boxes

Community Board 7's Transportation Committee is backing an effort to rid streets of dirty and dilapidated newspaper boxes.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

'Polite' Cyclists Push For Shared Paths in Central Park

Cyclists wore signs saying "I Bike Polite" to a Community Board meeting where a plan to open Central Park paths to bikes was discussed.  

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

City to Study Traffic Impact of Central Park Car Ban

Community boards around the park, incuding CB7 and CB5, have voted in support of testing the ban.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Cycling Group to Push for Shared Paths In Central Park

The cycling advocacy group Transportation Alternatives is asking members to push for shared paths in Central Park at Community Board 7's Transportation Committee meeting Tuesday.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Wine Bar Finds New Home After Fight With Ritzy Neighbors

A year after some Central Park West residents defeated a wine bar proposal, it's seeing new life on a scruffier corner.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Opponents Seek to Rein in Return of Central Park Horseback Riding

Community Board 7 members say the bridle paths were better without horses.

Manhattan »

City Puts Brakes on Central Park Car Ban

Local community boards have been pushing the city to test a car ban on the Central Park "Loop."

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Central Park Cyclist Ticketing Blitz Is Over, Say Police

Police say they're backing off a zero tolerance policy aimed a cyclists.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

111-Year-Old Hardware Store is Upper West Side Stalwart

Beacon Paint & Hardware is an Upper West Side institution whose owners strive to give back to the community.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Neighbors Say Kosher Steakhouse is Too Rowdy for Upper West Side

Prime KO, where Lindsay Lohan and Snooki have eaten, is drawing complaints from neighbors.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Central Park West Wine Bar Not Corked Yet, Owner Says

A city agency ruled against a proposed wine bar, but the bar backer said he'll keep fighting to open the venue.

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