April 5, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

April 7th, 2019

Glenwood Management refinances UES tower with $127M loan - The Real Deal
Will Congestion Pricing Create Parking Problems at the Periphery? - City Limits
Sutton Place Preservationists Sue To Block Esplanade Expansion - Patch
OLD CZECH NEW YORK – A GUIDED TOUR - Radio Praha
Short Film Shows NYC War On E-Bikes Through The Eyes Of Chinese Deliverymen - Gothamist
Nonprofit Gallery Featuring Immigrant Artists Opens On UES - Patch
Second Avenue subway extension could alter plans for Harlem development sites - New York Post
CITY HALL’S $369 MILLION RIVERBOAT GAMBLE ON FERRIES - The City
Politicians put off setting congestion pricing fee until after 2020 election - New York Post
Neighbors question Lenox Hill Plans - Our Town
COLUMN: Henry Stern and the four-legged liberal - Our Town
Elegy for an emerald emperor - Our Town
Meet The Fish Of The East River - Gothamist
Brewer may sue over U.E.S. public-private housing - The Villager
Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation could be pushed toward more transparency - amNewYork
City Officials Late in Naming Members to New Civic Engagement Commission - Gotham Gazette
Cuomo, lawmakers reach $175.5 billion budget deal - City & State
Democrats Quietly Dropped E-Scooter Legalization From The Budget - Gothamist
Street vendors argue against permits cap, cite research on 'synergistic' bond with storefronts - AM New York
MTA demands staffers start taking mass transit, stop parking illegally - New York Post
Hidden New York: Ice Cream and Cocktails on the UES - PIX 11
IKEA’s Upper East Side location opens on April 15 - 6sqft
Mayor taps Vicki Been as new housing czar - The Real Deal
Finding an affordable NYC apartment just got a bit easier - Curbed

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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
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