Posts Tagged ‘Upper West Side’

Mosquito-Plagued Residents Vent to City

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit

Residents at the Mosquito Town Hall At a crowded event last night that served as much for cathartic release of grievances as a forum for solutions, over 120 Upper West Siders vented their frustration over their out-of-control mosquito problems. Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal heeded the itchy cries of residents on and around West 84th Street who have been suffering from a [&hellip
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Boat Basin Adrift: 79th Street dock residents worry over increased fees

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW-79th Street Boat Basin(as) Despite what the real estate listings would have you believe, there are places on the Upper West Side where a person can live for less than $700 a month—provided you can handle a little seasickness. The West 79th Street Boat Basin is not only a marina for summer boaters and luxury yachts to dock; it’s [&hellip
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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

parkingmeter Neighbors Try to Thwart Vendors with Parking Meters Last week, Community Board 7 narrowly voted down a resolution from their transportation committee that would have recommended a major change in parking regulations on a small strip of West 68th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. The measure came about as a way to keep food [&hellip
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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

Changes Proposed to UWS Retail Rezoning Earlier this week, the Department of City Planning proposed several modifications to the Upper West Side retail rezoning plan that is currently making its way through the Uniform Land Use Review Process. The proposal will limit the frontages of banks and restrict other retail spaces along parts of Amsterdam, [&hellip
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Around the World on the Upper West Side

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Breaking News, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, West Side Spirit

Gastronomie 491’s curated shelves are a labor of love By all rights, Nicole Ahronee should weigh 400 pounds. Walking through the aisles of Gastronomie 491 (491 Columbus Ave., betw. 83rd & 84th Sts.,, the marketplace she recently opened on the Upper West Side, she has something to say about every single product on the [&hellip
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Bike Share Starts July—You Ride It, City Stores It

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Bike Show, Breaking News, Sports

A workshop to prepare for the bike show program. PHOTO COURTESY OF DOT By Laura Shin Small groups of Upper West Side residents recently huddled around maps of their neighborhood and discussed where they believed would be the best locations for bike stations, hitting city streets this July with the launch of the NYC Bike Share program. “I think the bike share is wonderful and way overdue,” said [&hellip
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