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APPLY TO BE ON THE COMMUNITY BOARD OR THE COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL

Want to get involved on the local level? You can apply to be on Community Board 7, a 50-person board that reviews local issues like develo … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD TO DISCUSS MEGATOWERS OVERLOOKING CENTRAL PARK (POSTPONED)

A community board committee will take another look at the large luxury towers being built around Central Park at a meeting on Januar … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD 7 ROUND-UP: NO PARKING, SAFE PASSAGE, BROADWAY MALLS, AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA

The Upper West Side's Community Board 7 talked parking, street safety, and medical marijuana at the board's first meeting of 2017 on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD 7 ROUNDUP: ELECTED OFFICIALS SPEAK OUT

Before the business of approving or disapproving resolutions regarding such things as the replacement of windows in landmarked buildings, the awa … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD REJECTS BUILDING ADDITION ON 95TH STREET

A proposal to build a rear-yard addition to the building at 44 West 95th Street was rejected by Community Board 7 earlier this month … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEDNESDAY: FULL COMMUNITY BOARD TO VOTE ON MUSEUM EXPANSION

On Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m., the full Community Board 7 will gather for its monthly meeting, and the Museum of Natural History' … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: TOP NEW YORK CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICIALS HOLD UWS PANEL TALK

The Community Board Health and Humans Services Committee is holding a special discussion about crime, punishment and rehabilit … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: CONTROVERSIAL SYNAGOGUE PROJECT AND MORE ON COMMUNITY BOARD AGENDA

A synagogue's proposal to build a new common house and condos at 8 West 70th Street is back on the community board agenda on Tuesday night, and once … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY: HOW DOES THE COMMUNITY BOARD AFFECT DEVELOPMENT ON THE UWS?

The Upper West Side's Community Board 7 is a group of about 50 people appointed by the borough president to review everything … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOARD APPROVES AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN AFTER WILD MEETING; ‘SHOW US YOUR ZIP CODE!’

A raucous over-stuffed community board meeting ended with a victory for proponents of a bike lane and new driving rules on Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

SURPRISING STALEMATE ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN, BIKE LANE

Community Board 7's transportation committee ended up deadlocked Tuesday night over a city proposal to transform Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: COMMUNITY BOARD WILL REVIEW AMSTERDAM AVENUE BIKE LANES, REDESIGN

The Department of Transportation will present plans for a redesigned Amsterdam Avenue to the community board for the second time on Tuesday, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: STREET FAIRS, MUSEUM EXPANSION, LIQUOR LICENSES AT COMMUNITY BOARD MEETING

People who take their dogs to Bull Moose Dog Run are being urged to come out to Tuesday's Community Board 7 meeting to fight the Museum of Na … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK FAIR AND LIQUOR LICENSE HIGHLIGHT COMMUNITY BOARD MEETING

A meeting this week at Community Board 7 included a debate over a liquor license and a proposal by one community member to start a book … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: COMMUNITY BOARD TO TACKLE DEVELOPMENT, LANDMARK APPLICATIONS

Community Board 7 will hold its first full-board meeting in about two months on Tuesday night at 6:30 and will cover a long list of topics, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD BACKS PERMIT FOR NEW BASEMENT BAR AT JACOB’S PICKLES

After some passionate local pushback, Jacob’s Pickles’ application for a basement bar extension was approved by the Community Board – though it seems the disse … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: JACOB’S TRIES AGAIN FOR A BASEMENT BAR AND MORE ON CB7 AGENDA

Jacob's Pickles will try again on Tuesday night to win the community board's approval for a basement bar at its restaurant on 84th street and Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL DARK: COMMUNITY BOARD 7 DISCUSSES SHADOWS CAST BY MEGA-TOWERS

The massive luxury apartment towers being built just South of Central Park continue to multiply, and Committee Board 7 is considering sending a message to policy-makers … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: ANOTHER BIG CITIBIKE MEETING, TARGETING ENFORCEMENT AND SAFETY

Community Board 7 will hold a public meeting on Tuesday to discuss CitiBike's imminent arrival on the Upper West Side, and how to keep bicyclists and pedestrians safe. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE MEETING MOVED TO LARGER VENUE TO ACCOMMODATE HIGH EXPECTED TURNOUT

With a large crowd expected for a meeting next week revealing possible Upper West Side CitiBike locations, the community board has moved the meeting to a new larger loca … Read the rest of this entry >>

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