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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.

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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.

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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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UES Community Board Wants Stricter Rules for Street Vendors

Limiting the number of street vendors per block or requiring design guidelines for carts and trucks are among ideas being floated by CB 8 in tackling the growing number of street vendors.

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Nello Tussles With Community Board Over Sidewalk Cafe

After Community Board 8 voted to take away Nello's sidewalk cafe license, Nello Balan vowed to get it back for the Madison Avenue celeb magnet.

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UES Community Board Reverses Gears on Bike Licensing Plan

A proposal from Community Board 8's transportation committee requiring cyclists to be licensed was voted down during Wednesday’s full board meeting.

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Parents Clamor for Middle School, But Clash Over Type

Upper East Side parents want a new middle school, but debate rages over whether it should be for gifted and talented children or general education.

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UES Community Board Members Want Cyclists to be Licensed

Community Board 8's transportation committee passed a resolution Wednesday night urging city and state officials to require cyclists have some sort of licenses and registration.

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Community Blasts Condo Plan for Former Whitney-Owned Brownstones

Daniel Straus' plans to transform six brownstones and two townhouses he bought last year from the Whitney museum on Madison Avenue and East 74th Street have met community opposition.

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Upper East Siders Gear Up for First and Second Avenue Bike Lanes

The Upper East Side's Community Board 8 voted to approve protected bike lanes for First and Second avenues.

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Upper East Siders Fight Newsstand Planned for East 72nd Street

Residents on East 72nd Street are the latest neighborhood group to oppose plans for a newsstand on their block.

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Central Park Conservancy's $900,000 Plan to Straighten Path Opposed

Community Board 8 worries that a Central Park Conservancy plan to straighten a park entrance could encourage cycling on its path.

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Sotheby's Looks to Open Youth Farmers Market

Sotheby's auction house on the Upper East Side wants to run a youth farmers market on four days in September.

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Plans for Spence School Atrium Anger Neighbors

The elite girls' school wants to build a two-story connection between two of its buildings, despite neighbors' objections.

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Residents Fight Newsstand on Upper East Side

Fearing bright ads and congestion, they battle to block new kiosk on East 86th Street