March 29, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

March 29th, 2019

Lenox Hill residential development to be market-rate - Crain's
HUD’s Patton takes aim at de Blasio for 2020 ambitions, NYCHA crisis - New York Post
Meal volunteers 'saving lives' with weekly dining escape at UES church - amNY
Liquor Stores Must Notify Community Before Opening: Harlem Sen.

March 22, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

March 29th, 2019

City closes on deal to buy cluster apartments for $174M - Politico
Use More Cameras To Keep NYC Buses Moving, Pols Say - Patch
Naftali in contract to buy large UES development site - The Real Deal
Rally against anti-Semitism held on Upper East Side - amNY
Nurses union gives 10-day strike notice to major health systems - Crain's New  York Business
How Do You Build a Giant Glass Box? Very Carefully - The New York Times
Speed Cameras Will Surround Every New York City Public School - The New York Times
How Bad Is NYC's Vacant Storefront Problem? Council Wants To Know - Gothamist
Met Admissions Policy Raises $2.8M For City Cultural Institutions - Patch
Levain Bakery To Open On Upper East Side - Patch
UES School Didn't Tell Parents About Racist Bullying, Report Says - Patch
"Condo on stilts” paused - Our Town

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March 15, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

March 15th, 2019

Activists hail horses’ move to park; Hacks unhappy - The Villager
'Development Needs To Happen On That Site': De Blasio Addresses NYCHA's Controversial Private Housing Plan On UES - Gothamist
Izaki Group is doubling the size of its Yorkville condo project - TheReal Deal
Facebook and Twitter Turned to TurboVote to Drive Registrations.

March 8, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

March 8th, 2019

Lenox Hill Hospital Plans Large-Scale Revamp of Manhattan Campus - WSJ
Lenox Hill Hospital to see a $2B renovation. Here’s what Northwell Health is planning. - The Real Deal
Northwell to rebuild Lenox Hill with new hospital on Upper East Side - Crain's
New York Has a Public Housing Problem.

March 1, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

March 1st, 2019

Manhattan BP threatens ‘legal remedies’ against Upper East Side NYCHA project - Curbed
Wanted: The Oddest Lots - The New York Times
Rezonings raise prices, housing study shows - Crain's New York Business
City Invests $75M More In East River Esplanade Fixes - Patch
Sotheby’s New York to Expand Gallery Space - The New York Times
The Private School vs.

February 22, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

February 22nd, 2019

Push for prevailing wage gathers steam in Albany - Crain's NY Business
How Cuomo, de Blasio, and Bezos Blew the Amazon Deal - New York Magazine
Faced with high land prices, developers are turning to oddly-shaped lots across the city - The Real Deal
Cornell Tech Loses Neighbor as Amazon Scraps N.Y.C. Headquarter Plans - Cornell Daily Sun
City Council Tries To Crack Down On Parking Placard Abuse - Gothamist
State legislators want to supersede city's rules to chop luxe towers - Crain's NY Business
The eternal orphanage - Our Town
The MTA Is Allegedly Seizing Tax Refunds From Poor NYers Over Decades-Old Infractions - Gothamist
Developer Plans 13-Story Madison Avenue Building On UES - Patch
The 11 best things to do on Roosevelt Island - 6SqFt
Brewer threatens legal action over development on NYCHA land - Politico Pro
Manhattan BP threatens ‘legal remedies’ against Upper East Side NYCHA project - Curbed
EXPLAINER: Why Mayor de Blasio’s Placard Abuse Announcement Today Will Fall Short - Streetsblog
From horses to cars to doctors - Our Town
HUD official Lynne Patton gets stuck in NYCHA elevator - NY Post
Kitten commuter takes a free ride on NYC’s subways - NY Post
This bar-hopping cat is NYC’s hot new tourist attraction - NY Post
How to get riders back on the bus: Buses could solve NYC’s congestion problem, if only New Yorkers would use them.

February 15, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

February 22nd, 2019

UES High Schoolers Petition City For New Gym, Get 3K Signatures - Patch
Eleanor Roosevelt’s historic Upper East Side townhouse is back for a reduced $13.5M - 6SqFt
City’s child care data portal riddled with inaccurate info - New  York Post
How To Learn About Architecture On Your Phone - Forbes
Déjà vu on the West Side - Our Town
Is Madison Avenue Losing Its Luster? - Architectural Digest
New York City Legislation Would Make it Cheaper to Rent an Apartment - The Wall Street Journal
Extell’s affordable Yorkville building opens lottery for 28 units, starting at $1,018/month - 6SqFt
City Planning Creates Online Platform for Zoning Resolution - CityLand
East 67th Street Library To Close For Renovations - Patch
Rockefeller University Hospital knew doctor was sexually abusing thousands of patients, bombshell lawsuit says - NY Daily News
Legislators Pursue Campaign Finance Reform for District Attorneys - Gotham Gazette

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February 8, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

February 8th, 2019

GOOD NEWS: Firefighters rescue puppies from UES pet shop blaze - New York Post
'Building On Stilts' That Inspired City To Close Zoning Loophole May Get Built Anyway - Gothamist

Elevated risk: Malfunction at NYCHA - The Real Deal

Real estate faces a 'new world order' and it's less friendly than the old one - Politico

Congestion Pricing For For-Hire Vehicles In Manhattan Takes Effect Saturday - CBS2NewYork

Carriage Operators Fight NYC Over New Pick-Up Zones - Courthouse News Service

Demolition Permits Filed For 1637-1641 First Avenue - YIMBY

“In a word, it’s a horror.

February 1, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

February 1st, 2019

NYCHA Residents Excoriate The Agency's 'Desperate' Pitch For Privatization - Gothamist
UES Community Board To Fight Private Development On NYCHA Lot - Patch
How Luxury Developers Use the ‘Void’ to Build Sky High - The New York Times
Updated Renderings For 301 East 81st Street Reveal Two-Story Addition - YIMBY
Trump and Far-Right Movement Battle Over Manhattan G.O.P. Club After Proud Boys Brawl - The New York Times
Park Avenue Armory, Harlem Museum Team Up For [February 17] UES Arts Symposium - Patch
Giorgio Armani to Redecorate Madison Avenue - NY Times
760 Madison Ave.

January 25, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

January 25th, 2019

For the poor, the safety net in a shutdown doesn’t feel safe - The Ledger
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson-designed Apple UES wins 2019 AIA Interior Architecture Award - 9TO5Mac
On the Upper East Side, Emory Roth’s First Hungarian Church of New York may become a landmark - 6SqFt
New York landlords rush rent hikes ahead of housing reforms: Property owners advised to get Major Capital Improvement increases while they still can - The Real Deal
City fast-tracks crackdown on buildings on stilts - Crain's NY Business
City unveils major overhaul to stop scandalous projects: Department of Design and Construction shaking up bid process - Crain's  NY Business
Bronx Borough President Issues Proposal to Preserve Preferential Rent Housing - CityLand
City Council, Skeptics Spar Over New Round of Housing Bills - City Limits
City to revoke permits for Extell’s Kazakh-backed tower at 50 West 66th Street - The Real Deal
All Aboard! Navy Yard Will Be Added to NYC Ferry Stops - BKReader
De Blasio's 2018 War On E-Bikes Targeted Riders, Not Businesses - Gothamist
UES Eatery Bans Women From Eating Solo At Bar, Patron Says - Patch
City Threatens To Revoke Permit For Controversial Upper West Side Tower - Gothamist
FDNY Unions Tell Council: 'Amazon' Latest Reason to Add Units, Staff - The Chief-Leader
Research Brings New Light to the Lost ‘Seneca Village’ in What is Now Central Park - West Side Rag
Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans - The New York Times
Councilman seeks to chip away at commercial rent tax - Crain's
Rallying for a remnant - Our Town
The Empire State Building May Soon Have Another Rival on the Skyline - New York Times

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