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Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Second Avenue Subway Blasting to Move From 72nd to 86th Street

As blasting and drilling winds down at 72nd Street, the Second Ave. subway gears up for 86th Street.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Walkers Want Cyclists to Dismount on East 78th Street Footbridge

Upper East Siders want the DOT to install "Walk Bike" signs on the new East 78th Street footbridge.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Met Museum's $60M Plaza Would Be an Unwelcome 'Hangout,' Neighbors Say

Residents blasted the Met's plans to add 400 chairs and 100 tables at its Fifth Avenue entrance.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Whitney Museum Owes $160K in Back Taxes, Says Check's in the Mail

The Whitney owes the city nearly $160K in taxes and fees but insists the check is in the mail.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Rafael Barrios Brings His Trippy Op Art Sculptures to Park Ave.

Op Art sculptures by Venezuelan artist Rafael Barrios will line Park Ave. from E. 53rd to 67th streets.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Landlord Wants to Raze Landmarked Walk-Ups For New High-Rises

Stahl wants to raze two of the City and Suburban First Avenue Estate buildings.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Yoga-Loving Seniors Reach Park Peace Accord Over Exercise Equipment

John Jay Park's yoga-loving seniors reached accord on plans for exercise equipment geared to adults.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fairway and NYPD Kick Halal Man to the Curb

Moustafa Eissawy sold halal meals on East 86th Street for years without incident, until Fairway arrived.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

New Tavern on the Green Could Serve Diners in Sweatpants

Community Board 7 wants Tavern on the Green to serve all diners, even ones wearing "exercise clothes."

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

MTA Halts Second Avenue Subway Blasting Until Dec. 5

The MTA is halting blasting for the Second Avenue subway project near East 72nd Street until Dec. 5.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Tavern on the Green Spat Pits Upper East Siders Against Upper West Siders

In a stark contrast to their Upper East Side counterparts, members of Community Board 7 said Monday they liked the idea of affordable, casual dining at Tavern on the Green.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Residents Push to Enforce Little Known Bike Delivery Laws

A licensing system for commercial cyclists has been on the books since 1984, though few seem to know about it.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Dust and Odors From 2nd Ave. Subway Project Worry Residents

As Upper East Siders have complained about more dust and odors clogging the air lately, MTA officials said they are trying to control the problem.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Yoga-Loving Seniors Reject Exercise Equipment for the Elderly

A fight has been brewing at John Jay Park, pitting seniors who take yoga classes against those hoping to get outdoor exercise equipment geared to older adults.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Neighborhoods Start Wheels Turning on Bike Share Station Locations

DOT officials are starting to accept community input on where to put the city's new bike share stations, with more than 8,000 suggestions online so far.

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