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Upper East Side »

Relocation of Hampton Jitney Stop Clogs Busy UES Corner, Residents Say

The 86th Street Hampton Jitney stop was moved temporarily to Lexington Avenue.

Upper East Side »

More Seating and Bike Racks Headed to Second Avenue Once Subway Opens: DOT

The DOT plans to make street improvements once the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway is completed.

Roosevelt Island »

UES Community Board to Hold Full Board Meeting in Roosevelt Island Park

The July 15 meeting will be held at FDR Four Freedoms Park.

Upper East Side »

Hospital for Special Surgery Seeks Permit to Expand as Demand Grows

The hospital wants to build a four-story glass box that will jut out of the 70th Street building.

Crown Heights »

MAP: 10 New Businesses Opening on Nostrand Avenue

The new spots include a French restaurant, two new bars and three coffee shops.

Upper East Side »

Select Bus Service Coming to Speed M86 on Upper East Side

The city plans to install Select Bus Service on East 86th Street by the spring.

Upper East Side »

All-Girls School Plans 3-Story Addition With Gym, Performing Arts Studios

The Chapin School is applying for zoning changes to build an addition on the Upper East Side.

Upper East Side »

Con Ed Repairs to East River Esplanade Have Made Conditions Worse, CB Says

Con Ed agreed to return a six-block stretch of the esplanade to city control and make certain repairs.

Upper East Side »

Hunter College to Open Private Park to Public on Weekends

Poses Park on East 68th Street was closed to the public in 2009.

Upper East Side »

Drug Treatment Center Eyeing 79th Street Location

Safe Harbor, which maintains a residential facility in the Hamptons, wants to open a local outpost.

Upper East Side »

Locals Worry Cornell Tech Tower Will Block Views of Queensboro Bridge

The campus's 26-story residential building will contain more than 350 units.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University Plan to Build Lab Over FDR Approved by City Council

The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.

Lenox Hill »

Hunter College's Private Park May Reopen to the Public

Poses Park on East 68th Street could provide open space in an area where it is lacking, locals said.

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.