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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.

Upper East Side »

Rental Bike Business Granted Three More Years at Tavern on the Green

Park Officials are pushing for an extension for Tavern on the Green bike rentals.

Upper East Side »

Month After 2nd Ave. Blast Shakes Upper East Side, Residents Demand Answers

Residents want more information about the Second Ave. subway construction blast that shook the UES.

Crown Heights »

Late-Night Noshers Not Welcome on Bedford Avenue Block, Neighbors Say

Catfish, a Cajun eatery opening this fall faces backlash.

Lenox Hill »

Plan to Serve Wine and Beer in Park Avenue Church Shot Down by Locals

An event company leasing space in a Park Avenue church wants a license to serve wine and beer.

Upper East Side »

UES Starved for Open Space, Residents Say

Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.

Yorkville »

Sidewalk Congestion and Traffic at Fairway a 'Travesty,' Neighbors Say

Complaints have mounted against the traffic and congestion in front of the East 86th Street Fairway.

Upper East Side »

Hospital for Special Surgery Eyes Expansion on UES Manufacturing Block

The Hospital for Special Surgery is proposing a 13-story building on East 73rd Street near the FDR.

Yorkville »

Liquor Licenses Latest Weapon Against Bad Biking by Deliverymen

An UES eatery saw its beer and wine license denied after a deliveryman was seen riding on the sidewalk.

Upper East Side »

Tennis Club Gets Six Extra Weeks in Park After Buying $200K Air Conditioner

A private tennis club's season was extended on public parkland because of an A/C unit, officials said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Two-Way Bike Lane Rolling into Central Park

A two-way bike lane will be installed along Terrace Drive, which crosses the park at 72nd Street.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Plans Rejected by Community Board

A community board voted down Memorial Sloan-Kettering's outpatient center on York Avenue and 61st Street.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Luxe High-Rise Owner Cited for Locking Community Out of Public Plaza

A plaza at 303 E. 83rd St., supposed to be open to the public, has been locked for more than a year.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Crumbling East 81st Street Pedestrian Bridge Set for Makeover

The city is planning to replace the pedestrian bridge spanning the FDR to the East River at 81st Street.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fines Against Electric Bikes Could Double Under Pol's Plan

Councilwoman Jessica Lappin will introduce legislation Wednesday to raise electric bike fines to $1,000.