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UES Small Business Owners Face Array of Challenges, Local Leaders Say

The entrepreneurs have to deal with street vendors, poor Internet service and construction, leaders said.

Upper East Side »

Controversial Cancer Hospital-College Project Receives Community Approval

CB8's land use committee, which represents the view of the entire board, gave CUNY-MSK the thumbs up.

Upper East Side »

Task Force Rejects CUNY-MSK Plan, Citing Traffic and Open Space Concerns

A CB8 committee told developers they still had concerns about proposed the 1-million-square-foot center.

Upper East Side »

Street Vendors Turn UES Streets into 'Downtown Cairo,' Critic Says

Community Board 8 heard complaints of clutter and bad smells.

Lenox Hill »

Upper East Side Community Board to Give Small Businesses a Boost

A new CB8 group aims to help entrepreneurs navigate red tape.

Upper East Side »

Lack of Open Space Makes UES Look Like 'Urban Slum,' Critic Says

Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.

Upper East Side »

Anti-Bike Lane Lawyer Offers to Help Foes of Queensboro Bridge Plan

Jim Walden, who is fighting the Prospect Park West bike lane, has offered his help to Upper East Siders.

Crown Heights »

Longtime Commercial Tenants Feel Squeezed on Up-and-Coming Nostrand Avenue

With high traffic and low commercial vacancy on Nostrand Avenue, local businesses feel promise's pinch.

Upper East Side »

Huge New UES Medical Complex Winning Support With Promise of Park

Upper East Siders are conflicted over opposition to the plans, and support for a park developers offer.

Upper East Side »

Central Park Playground to Get $1.2M Makeover

The project is part of a multi-million dollar renovation at the park.

Upper East Side »

Love of the Upper East Side Unites Community Board 8 Appointees

Five new members will join the Upper East Side's community board, officials recently announced.

Prospect Heights »

Push for Earlier Closing Hours Scares Off Potential Bar Owners in Brooklyn

A recent move by Brooklyn's Community Board 8 to bring bars to heel is putting off potential proprieters.

Upper East Side »

Force Street Vendors to Use Matching Furniture, Upper East Sider Says

Other quality-of-life controls suggested at a recent meeting include a new ticketing department.

Upper East Side »

Shih Tzu Brings Calm to Upper East Side Community Meetings

Cookie, a service dog, is a sweetheart of many CB8 members.

Upper East Side »

Historic Fifth Avenue Building Compared to 'Missing Tooth' at UES Meeting

A supporter of 815 Fifth Ave.'s redevelopment called the present townhouse an "orthodonic" problem.

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