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 >>

TUESDAY: COMMUNITY BOARD TO DISCUSS PRIVATE SCHOOL EXPANSION, CAFES, LIQUOR LICENSES, MORE

The full community board is set to met on Tuesday night, and they're planning to discuss several items we've written about it in recent months, including an applic … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: FULL COMMUNITY BOARD TO ADDRESS PRIVATE SCHOOL EXPANSION, SIDEWALK CAFES

The full community board is set to meet on Tuesday, and they'll be looking at a slew of issues, including a controversial application by the Manhattan Country Day School to e … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: COMMUNITY BOARD TO TACKLE LINCOLN SQUARE REDESIGN, LIQUOR LICENSES AND MORE

Community Board 7 will vote Tuesday night on a redesign of Lincoln Square that could dramatically alter the streets and side … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET-SAFETY ACTIVISTS WANT CB7 TRANSPORTATION LEADERS OUSTED

Street-safety advocates, including parents of children killed by drivers on the Upper West Side, are calling on local city council members and Borough President Gale Brewer to pay more attention to street sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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