Riverside South: Shift from Commercial to Residential Space

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A proposal by Riverside South developer Extell Development Co. to increase square footage on the south end of the site came under fire during a Jan. 13 Community Board 7 meeting. According to a statement released by the board’s Committee for Environmentally Sound Development, the proposed changes to the original 1992 agreement are substantive. In [&hellip
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TOO LONG FOR LIGHT FIX

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How many phone calls does it take to change a light bulb? Too many, according to Council Member Gale Brewer, who says she may hold oversight hearings to investigate why it took two months to repair a street lamp on West 95th Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues. According to Brewer, the burnt-out lamp, in [&hellip
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DINING DEAL

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Throughout February, the Italian eatery Carmine’s, on Broadway and West 91st Street, is celebrating its upcoming 20th anniversary by offering a $20 menu. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at lunch and dinner, guests may choose from a selection of dishes, each of which costs $20 and can easily feed up to four people, according to [&hellip
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POL GETS COLLECTORS AWARD

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Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal may have a modest collection of political memorabilia, but her avid interest earned her the first annual Ed Potter Memorial Award, an honor given to an elected official who actively collects political memorabilia and artifacts. It is named after Ed Potter, who was a significant collector of such memorabilia. Rosenthal said [&hellip
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Pedicab Driver Attacked

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A parking garage employee was arrested Jan. 31 after attacking a pedicab driver. The victim, a 29-year-old Brooklyn man, was trying to get his pedicab out of the garage, at 1 Central Park West between West 60th and 61st streets, at around 9 a.m., police said. That’s when Romeo Siguenza, 66, allegedly hit him with [&hellip
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