Manhattan Community Board 12

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Inwood »

Uptown Bar Trying to Open Under New Name After Liquor License Rejected

The planned bar Lumus is trying to open as Brown Sugar Restaurant and Bar after locals opposed Lumus.

Washington Heights »

Port Authority Slammed for 'Closet'-Sized Community Room in GWB Terminal

Politicians asked for 10,000 square feet in the new terminal but were offered just 300 square feet.

Inwood »

Residents Skeptical of Inwood Bar's Promises Of Quieter, Calmer Tone

Hashi faces an uphill battle to recover its liquor license after a two-month closure for unpaid taxes.

Washington Heights »

New Community Board 12 Members No Strangers to Leadership

A former co-op board president and Cabrini Movement member are now on CB12.

Inwood »

La Marina Volume Controls Should Keep DJs Quiet This Summer, Owners Say

La Marina's owners said a new sound system will prevent DJs from pumping up the volume.

Washington Heights »

Street Parking Near New York Presbyterian Could Be Removed to Ease Traffic

Spaces need to be removed to boost emergency vehicle response times, a hospital representative said.

Fort George »

2 Miles of Bikes Lanes Headed to Upper Manhattan, DOT Says

Two miles of bike lanes could come to Amsterdam Ave. as soon as July, pending community board approval.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Car Thefts on Rise as Drivers Leave Keys in Ignition, Police Say

Six cars were stolen in the 33rd Precinct after the owners left keys in the ignition, police say.

Washington Heights »

New Uptown Precinct Commander Wants Input on Crime, Quality-of-Life Issues

Deputy Inspector Chris Morello will be paying close attention to 311 complaints, he told locals.

Inwood »

Kids' Piano Recital Space's Plan for Liquor License Opposed

La Galleria Cafe proposed operating as a recital space by day and a bar by night.

Inwood »

Dispute Over Closing Time Could Jeopardize Mamajuana Sidewalk Cafe

Community Board 12 voted against the cafe after its owner and a councilman disagreed on a closing time.

Washington Heights »

Barnes and Noble College Bookstore Moving to 168th Street

The bookstore will move into the former Community Board 12 space.

Inwood »

10-Foot-Tall Pod Sculpture Could Be Installed in Inwood

The Washington Heights BID is looking to move the 1,900-pound steel sculpture to Dyckman Street.

Inwood »

Film Shoot to Bring Fake Weapons, Blood and Explosions to Inwood

Actors will climb through fire escapes, blow up cars and dump guns in the river for Cinemax's "Blanco."

Washington Heights »

Sewer Repair Work Knocks Out Parking on W. 183rd Street for Rest of Month

Parking is banned near Audubon Avenue through February while DEP officials do emergency repairs.