Meet Community Board 7’s Youngest Member; ‘Paying Attention to What’s Going On’

Pete Buttigieg has nothing on Julian Giordano, the newly appointed, 16-year-old member of Community Boa … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Answer Column: It’s Been Closed for Two Years, So Why Is Artie’s Still Clogging Our Arteries?

New York City sidewalks can feel like an obstacle course, especially when the weather warms and sidewalk cafes appear. It’s one thing to have your path obstr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Controversial UWS Lounge Loses Vote at Community Board Meeting

In a unanimous vote last week, Community Board 7 rejected an application from the West End Lounge for a change of its corporate name and operating proced … Read the rest of this entry >>

City’s Plan to Park Construction Equipment on Little League Fields Booed by Community Board

There will be no joy in Mudville if the city moves forward with a plan to use the baseball fields at 77th Street in Riverside Park as staging grounds for the pl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Roundup: Local Politicians Ready to Bring Change to DC and Albany, as Museum Fights ‘Scare Tactics’

Local politicians came to the Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday to update people about their plans for the coming legislative sess … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Side Community Board Members Confused About New Term Limit Rules

Voters approved a measure on Tuesday to place term limits on community board members. But local community board members are not … Read the rest of this entry >>

Proposal for Central Park West Two-Way Bike Lane Gains Wider Approval

Community Board 7 has formally requested that the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) provide a proposal for a two-way protected bike … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Evaluating Local Subway Station Accessibility and Bus Route Efficiency

The City is in the midst of evaluating Upper West Side subway stations and bus routes to improve accessibility and travel time, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

New UWS Restaurants Will Showcase Cuisines of Many Nations

A number of new restaurants highlighting global cuisine received liquor license and sidewalk café approvals during a recent meeting of Community Board 7’s Bus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board 7 Opposes Term Limits, as City Tries to Bring in New Blood

In a letter addressing the New York City Charter Revision Commission, Community Board 7 expressed opposition to a proposed City Charter amen … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mezze, Mexican and Kosher Casual Restaurants Coming Soon

Owners of several upcoming Upper West Side restaurants came before Community Board 7’s Business & Consumer Issues Committee last … Read the rest of this entry >>

SummerStage Wins Approval for Structural Upgrade and New Stage

Community Board 7 voted to approve the City Parks Foundation's plan to upgrade the SummerStage venue in Central Park, which, accordi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tuesday: Pedestrian Safety, E-bikes on the Agenda at Community Board Meeting

Community Board 7 has just posted the details of their committee meetings this month, and there's an interesting one for people concerned … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bull Moose Dog Run Renovation Gets the OK to Move Forward

The renovation of the Bull Moose Dog Run next to the Museum of Natural History was approved by Community Board 7 on Wednesday night, as the … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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