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Upper East Side »

Attendance Log Used Unevenly to Boot Community Board Members, Records Show

Councilman Ben Kallos' attendance criteria wasn't equally applied to members of an UES board.

Fort Greene »

CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion

Atlantic Yards currently straddles Brooklyn's Community Boards 2, 6 and 8.

Upper East Side »

Delinquent Community Board Members Face Ouster, Councilman Warns

Upper East Side Councilman Ben Kallos introduced a controversial process to reform Community Board 8.

Upper East Side »

Hewitt School Looks to Build Rooftop Addition on Upper East Side

The Hewitt School received Community Board 8's unanimous approval for its expansion plan.

Upper East Side »

UES Community Board Mourns Loss of 'Passionate' 40-Year Member

Helene Simon served on Community Board 8 for 40 years.

Jamaica Hills »

Group Tries to Save Historic Hospital Building From Demolition

The building, designed by famed architect John Russell Pope, served patients with tuberculosis.

Upper East Side »

City Plans Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Dangerous UES Intersection

Two people have been killed at the intersection of 60th Street and Third Avenue in recent years.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Siders Propose Plans to Address Open Space Concerns

One Community Board 8 Member suggested developers should pay for public green space.

Upper East Side »

UES Restaurants Seek Liquor Licenses on Second Avenue

The petitions at a recent Community Board 8 meeting suggested renewed business' interest in the corridor.

Prospect Heights »

Liquor License Beef Leaves New Brooklyn Bistro in a Lurch

After rising from the ashes of Sunburnt Calf BK this summer, Hawker Bar serves drinks in liquor limbo.

Upper East Side »

Residents Sound Off About Planned East Side Esplanade Makeover

The Rockefeller University is proposing to fix the esplanade as part of a campus overhaul.

Midtown »

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.

Yorkville »

Build Second Avenue Subway Entrance Elsewhere, Yorkville Residents Tell MTA

Neighbors are fighting against plans to put a subway entrance in front of a large apartment complex.

Yorkville »

Controversy Lingers Over City's Admissions Criteria at New UES School

Parents remain upset about the Department of Education's proposed student admissions method.

Crown Heights »

Bushwick's 3rd Ward Brings Experimental Test Kitchen to Crown Heights

3rd Ward's new test kitchen/events space will open inside the Brooklyn Flea offshoot at 1000 Dean Street.

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