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Giant New Medical Center Is Like 'Morbidly Obese Man' On Plane, Foes Say

Upper East Siders said the planned nursing school and hospital threatens the area's quality-of-life.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Parents Speak Out Against Charter Schools at P.S. 158

P.S. 158 parents say they want a DOE middle school, not another charter school, in their building.

Upper East Side »

UES 'Open Spaces' Often Shut Out Public, Study Finds

Hunter College graduate students found problems with privately owned public spaces, or POPS.

Yorkville »

Luxe Yorkville Building Slapped for Burying Sidewalk Under Trash

A luxury building at York Avenue is covering the sidewalk in trash, sanitation officials said.

Upper East Side »

East 86th St. Drowning in Garbage After Doe Fund Pullout, Critics Say

At a recent Community Board 8 committee meeting, residents feared a worsening sanitation situation.

Upper East Side »

Council Candidate Balks at Campaign Finance Questions From 'Pretty Girl'

CB8 Member Ed Hartzog has raised nearly $8,000 in his bid to replace Jessica Lappin.

Upper East Side »

Disabled Residents Protest UES Opposition to Crosswalks for Blind

Supporters of crosswalk signals for the blind call them "a matter of basic dignity."

Crown Heights »

Franklin Ave's Breukelen Coffee House Tempts Late Crowd With Beer And Wine

Popular Franklin Avenue cafe Breukelen looks to expand its audience with alcohol and events

Crown Heights »

Block Association Beats Bedford Avenue Eatery In Liquor License Fight

After a brusing battle, Bedford Avenue bar and restaurant Catfish gets liquor license with early curfew.

Roosevelt Island »

Cornell's Tech Campus Moves Forward With Community Board Support

The Upper East Side's Community Board 8 approved Cornell's plan for its Roosevelt Island campus.

Upper East Side »

Parked Marketing Vans Anger Upper East Siders

Marketing trucks from a contractor academy and the ASA school threaten the neighborhood, locals say.

Upper East Side »

City Should Add Bike-Specific Stop Lights in Central Park, Locals Say

Residents told the city to bolster bike safety in Central Park by using bike-specific red lights.

Yorkville »

Name Suggests UES Kindergarten Nurtures Revolutionaries, Neighbor Says

A member of Community Board 8 says the 'East Side School for Social Action' sounds reactionary.

Crown Heights »

With All Eyes on Nostrand Avenue, Crown Heights Mulls Its Next Move

Officials and entrepreneurs have pinned new hopes for the neighborhood on Nostrand, but obstacles loom.

Upper East Side »

Metropolitan Museum Plaza Construction Will Re-route Bus and Foot Traffic

The Met's $60 million plaza rehab will impact Fifth Avenue pedestrian and bus traffic.

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