COUNCIL CHALLENGER SAYS POLL SHOWS LOCALS OPPOSE MUSEUM EXPANSION, BUT CHECK OUT THE QUESTIONS

A new poll from City Council challenger Dr. Cary Goodman claims to show that the majority of Upper West Siders are either un … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 PLACES TO WATCH THE ECLIPSE IN THE AREA, AND WHAT TO DO IF YOU DON’T HAVE SPECIAL GLASSES

Whether you're ready or not, the moon will blot out the sun on Monday afternoon. And it's better to be ready for that sort of thing, isn' … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY FILES BUILDING PERMITS, BUT IT’S NOT A DONE DEAL YET

The Museum of Natural History has filed building permits for its new education center, but that doesn't mean shovels are about to hit the gr … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY HOLDING SPECIAL EVENT FOR UPCOMING SOLAR ECLIPSE

In case you hadn't heard, the moon is set to pass in front of the sun on the afternoon of August 21, and New Yorkers will … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS PACK MEETING: ‘TEDDY ROOSEVELT IS TURNING OVER IN HIS GRAVE’

More than 200 people came to the American Museum of Natural History last week, most of them to register opposition to the museum's … Read the rest of this entry >>

IT’S CRUNCH TIME FOR MUSEUM EXPANSION PROJECT AS NEIGHBORS DEBATE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY

The American Museum of Natural History is confident the “pros” of its new museum building will vastly outweigh the “con … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANNUAL CRAFTS FAIR CANCELLED BECAUSE OF ‘CONSTRUCTION’ THAT HASN’T STARTED

Crafts on Columbus, a popular crafts fair that runs from 77th to 81st Street on Columbus Avenue, was cancelled this year, and the organizer … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW ¡CUBA! EXHIBITION SURPRISES AND DELIGHTS

When the American Museum of Natural History opened its new ¡Cuba! exhibition on Nov. 21, no one could have known Cuba wou … Read the rest of this entry >>

40TH ANNUAL MARGARET MEAD FESTIVAL BRINGS GLOBAL DOCUMENTARIES TO THE UWS

Looking for a different kind of Saturday night at the movies? You might want to see what’s on at the Margaret Mead Festival at the American Museum of Natural His … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘BEAUTIFUL AND BRILLIANT’ NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM ADDITION WINS LANDMARKS APPROVAL

The American Museum of Natural History won approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission for its proposed Richard Gilder C … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION IS THE TRICERA-TOPS, COMMUNITY BOARD SAYS

The Museum of Natural History wowed the community board on Wednesday night with its plans to build a new five-story educational complex on its ca … 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 >>

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM EXPANSION PLAN CALLED ‘SPECTACULAR,’ PASSES FIRST HURDLE

“It’s spectacular…it's appropriate…and we should move ahead.” That was the consensus of Community Board (CB) 7’s joint Preservation/Parks & Environment comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL GROUPS STAKE OUT POSITIONS ON MUSEUM EXPANSION AHEAD OF MEETING THIS WEEK

The official public process to determine whether the Museum of Natural History gets to build its new Gilder education center b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION MEETING BECOMES DEBATE ABOUT TOURISM AND CROWDING; WHY NOT A ‘CLOUD MUSEUM’?

Tourism, overcrowding and climate change were among the hot topics discussed at a contentious meeting Wednesday to gaug … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS RELEASE INTENSE FLYER AHEAD OF MEETING

Groups supporting and opposing the Museum of Natural History's expnasion plans are gearing up for a hearing Wednesda … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS SPLIT; ‘WE HAVE WON NO VICTORY’ SAYS NEW GROUP

Defenders of Teddy Roosevelt Park, the original group opposing the Museum of Natural History's plans to construct a new educational buildi … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM OPPOSITION GROUP MELLOWS, ACCEPTING EXPANSION

The main group opposing the expansion of the Museum of Natural History has accepted the near certainty of the project's approval, an … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS KEEP UP THE PRESSURE; CALL BUILDING A ‘DEBACLE’

Calling the American Museum of Natural History’s expansion plan a “debacle” – among other things – several locals made their posi … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCIENTISTS AND ARCHITECTS SAY NEW MUSEUM BUILDING WILL BENEFIT COMMUNITY, SWALLOW MINIMAL PARKLAND

From architects to star scientists, the Museum of Natural History pulled out all the stops at a town hall meeting last week to impress the comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

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