Posts Tagged ‘upper east side’

Opponents Pledge More Arrests to Fight M.T.S.

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Vows of further protests follow a construction accident at the East 91st Street site Yorkville Last Wednesday morning, a rogue jackhammer chisel sailed through the air, crashed through a window, and landed right in the middle of a neighborhood’s fight to stop a nearby garbage station from being built. The day after the construction accident [&hellip
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Kellner Loses Some Support Over Harassment Claims

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town

NYSRepMicahKellner After sexual harassment claim, Assembly Member Micah Kellner, a city council candidate for the Upper East Side, retains party support while losing some key endorsements Accusations of sexual harassment against Assemblyman Micah Kellner (D-76) have eroded support he once had in his bid for city council. Over the past two weeks, since the New York [&hellip
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The State of Public Libraries

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Local libraries supportive of midtown renovations, speak out against budget cuts The New York Public Library system is facing major changes and not everyone is happy about it. The Committee to Save the New York Public Library (NYPL) has been rallying to stop the Central Library Plan, a plan to consolidate the Mid-Manhattan and the [&hellip
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

gift guide wine cheese_OT Whether traditional or more unique—we’ve found several ways to treat your mother to something special this year By Helaina Hovitz Course Horse Classes on the UES www.coursehorse.com, $5 off any class with code: LOVEYAMOM. Has mom always talked about wanting to learn something new, but can’t seem to find the time? Take the initiative for [&hellip
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Second Avenue Ghost Town

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

2nd Ave Businesses struggle to stay open – and many have closed – amid the subway construction taking over the avenue For Upper East Side residents, 2nd Avenue is the warzone in their backyard. Sidewalks diminished or closed altogether, chain link fences block storefront views, and of course the incessant drilling and humming of construction work. For [&hellip
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From Wreck to Ritzy

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

45W67-15ABC_TRRC1_WEB The Upper East Side has the highest number of run-down real estate properties in the city, but that’s creating an opportunity for renovation-happy buyers By Helaina Hovitz If you’re movin’ on up to the East Side, you’d better bring a contractor with you. According to real estate listing site Point2Homes, the Upper East Side has [&hellip
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Mayoral Hopefuls on UES Trash

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Mayoral candidates addressed the E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station at a recent forum By Adam Janos The 92nd Street Y and the New York Observer hosted a forum for mayoral candidates last Thursday to discuss their visions for the city. Joseph Lhota, John Catsimatidis and George McDonald attended the forum on the Republican side; [&hellip
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Take it Or Leaf It

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Zoning exemption could mean bigger buildings – but improved green space – on the Upper East Side By Adam Janos High rise developments on the Upper East Side could get significantly bigger soon. The community, meanwhile, could get less and less in return. Land Use Attorney Shelly Friedman spoke to Community Board 8 on the [&hellip
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