Posts Tagged ‘parking’

Neighborhood Chatter: Mandated Phys Ed, Sounds of Drums, Roosevelt Island Art

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

dodge Mandated Physical Education Pretty soon it might be mandatory for New York City schoolchildren to play that dreaded game of dodgeball, or some similar activity. On Thursday, Feb. 7, Council Members Melissa Mark-Viverito, Robert Jackson, Letitia James and Gale Brewer held a press conference on the steps of City Hall, with Women’s City Club and [&hellip
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Two Injured After Car Plunges Down Elevator Shaft of UES Parking Garage

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

After shot of the fallen car that firefighters extracted from the shaft (Photo Courtesy of @FDNY) Two people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a car plummeted down the elevator shaft of an Upper East Side parking garage. A parking attendant at the East 76th Street and 1st Avenue garage reportedly drove the vehicle into the car elevator on the building’s fifth floor, but the elevator was not there, CBS reported. He [&hellip
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Tapped In

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

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Amanda Woods UWS Slasher Convicted A state Supreme Court jury found Upper West Side resident Julian Kurita guilty of second degree murder last week. Kurita was convicted of killing his father, Fumitaka Kurita, in their shared Upper West Side home on July 19, 2010. That night, police received a 911 [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

crimewatch Lending a helping hand On Monday, May 7, a man was strolling through the Upper East Side near Lexington Avenue and East 91st Street, when two men approached him. “What’s the time, what’s the time?” the first perp asked. As the victim walked away, the other man struck him on the head with a cane [&hellip
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A Plan to Force Parking Freeloaders to Pay

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

By Dan Rivoli Should free meter parking on Sundays say its prayers? An Upper West Side business owner is trying to eliminate free Sunday parking in front of meters in the neighborhood—a practice the City Council instituted in 2005 after outer borough religious leaders and their driving parishioners complained about having to leave Mass to [&hellip
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NEW BIKE LANES COMING

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Bicyclists should be celebrating, now that Community Board 7 voted in favor of the Department of Transportation’s plan to install protected bicycle lanes on Columbus and Amsterdam avenues. Proponents say that protected lanes offer bicyclists a safe route, while pedestrians will see less bike-riding on the sidewalk. The extra lane would also break the street [&hellip
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Extell Traffic Plan

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Traffic and transportation were the focal point of a July 20 meeting convened by Community Board 7’s Riverside Center Working Group. Riverside Center, a development that includes several residential buildings, a public school, hotel, auto dealership and two levels of underground parking, is being planned for the area between West 59th and 61st streets from [&hellip
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