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New Study Shows Prevalence of Street Vendors in Upper East Side

As controversy over street vendors continues, research shows how they sell their wares.

Upper East Side »

Harlem Mobile Fashion Boutique Causes Worry on Upper East Side

Upper East Side leaders fear they could see copy-cat businesses moving onto their streets.

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Politicians' Aides Rewarded by Community Board for Keeping Quiet

CB8 Chairman Nick Viest gave prizes to electeds' reps who kept their presentations "short and sweet."

Upper East Side »

UES Park Could Get Overhaul Thanks to Controversial New Medical Center

Groups behind the forthcoming hospital and nursing school complex promised to fix an area park.

Upper East Side »

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.