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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.

Upper East Side »

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.

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