WHY SOME LOCALS ARE ALL FROWNS AS BIG APPLE CIRCUS COMES BACK TO TOWN

Circuses are normally associated with smiling children, goofy clowns and death-defying acrobats. On the Upper West Side, the … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLAN FOR BIKE LANES ON 110TH STREET NEEDS SOME WORK TO MAKE IT SAFER, COMMUNITY BOARD SAYS

The city wants to add bike lanes on 110th Street to coincide with the expansion of CitiBike above 110th Street this August. Local le … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW RESTAURANT UPDATE: JG MELON, BORJA AND OTHERS GET APPROVED FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

Five businesses won approval for liquor licenses from the Community Board 7 Business Committee at a meeting this week, and two others got the go-ahead for sidewalk c … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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