End ‘Free Parking’ on the Upper West Side? Community Board Tones Down Language in Resolution

Most members of the Community Board 7 Transportation Committee still seem convinced that allowing people to park at the curb for free is a bad use of public space. But th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Committee Opposes Men’s Homeless Shelter After No-Show from DHS; Current Shelter Residents Stress About Changes

Over 60 Upper West Side residents attended Tuesday night’s meeting of Community Board 7’s Health and … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Two New Japanese-Inspired Concepts Prepare to Open

A record bar sang its opening number, a burger chain is going 50/50, and a Japanese-style tavern shared plans during the September meeting of Community Board 7’s Bus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park West Protected Bike Lane Approved by Community Board Committee; Would Eliminate 400 Parking Spaces

The new bike lane would run north from Columbus Circle to Frederick Douglass Circle—59th Street to 110th Street. It would be bordered by the curb, and painte … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nerves Fray at Community Board Meeting Over Resolution to End Free Curbside Parking

Over 100 Upper West Side residents gathered for what was, at times, a tense Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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