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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Wellness for Seniors The elder support organization DOROT offers inexpensive wellness classes for seniors on the Upper West Side. This May and June, they will be holding regular sessions as well as one-time workshops to promote mental and physical health. On Tuesdays from 10–11 a.m., a licensed social worker facilitates a group chat to discuss [&hellip
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SAVING BACKYARD ‘DOUGHNUTS’

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After three Upper West Side private schools applied for backyard expansions, Council Member Gale Brewer is seeking a zoning change to save space known as the “doughnut.” The doughnut is the collective backyards of a block, which forms a rectangle of green space. But in the search for more space, Chabad, the Dwight School and [&hellip
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BREWER BACKS FORDHAM

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Council Member Gale Brewer threw her support behind Fordham University’s expansion of its Lincoln Square campus. This all but clears the way for the plan, which covers the area bordered by West 60th and 62nd streets and Columbus and Amsterdam avenues. On June 10, Brewer urged a City Council Land Use subcommittee to approve the [&hellip
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BREWER SUBMITS TRANSPORTATION REPORT

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This week, Council Member Gale Brewer will give the Department of Transportation the results of a survey that identified the transportation needs and issues for Upper West Side businesses. The survey is part of a larger study being conducted by the Department of Transportation for the area bounded by West 55th and 86th streets and [&hellip
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