July 6, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

July 6th, 2018

NIMBYism threatens housing growth on the Upper East Side - Real Estate Weekly
Neighborhood Street Fairs Fear Permanent Damage From Temporary Vendor Permit Policy - Chelsea Now
Woman says 72nd Street subway noise is making her life hell - New York Post
UES toy store on 91st Street is closing its doors - NY1
Can Gentrification Be Illegal? - Governing
At $31.8B, NYCHA's unmet capital needs dwarf government allocations - Politico
De Blasio aims to revive plan adding thousands more food cart permits - New York Post
Tree crashes down on Upper East Side fruit stand - New York Post
Peril in the parks: Amid the magnificence of Manhattan’s green spaces, there is also decay, dilapidation and deterioration, a new report finds - Our Town
The State of New York City’s Subsidized Housing in 2017 - Furman Center

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June 29, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

June 29th, 2018

Preservationists Protest New Frick Collection Expansion Plan - The New York Times
Frick’s Expansion Is Approved by Landmarks Preservation Board - The New York Times
Sutton Place’s 800-foot skyscraper cleared to move forward - Curbed NY
Laytner’s to Close West Side Store After 57 Years - West Side Rag
Poor oversight on park renovations has cost taxpayers $5M - New York Post
OPINION: How to bring back mom and pop: NYC commercial rents are out of control; here's how to restore sanity - Daily News
Approvals Secured For Gamma Real Estate’s 3 Sutton Place, Midtown East - YIMBY
Residents cry foul over de Blasio ‘conflict of interest’ with museum expansion - New York Post
Upper East Side Italian Restaurant Vivolo Closes After Over Four Decades - NY Eater
Several NYCHA developments to receive $400M in upgrades - New York Post
Sidewalk Cafes: What it Takes to Dine on the Streets of New York - CityLand
What Do New Yorkers Do When a Bakery They Love Is Closing? Stock Up on Treats and Freeze - The Wall Street Journal
Rules on Maintaining New York City’s Trees - CityLand

June 22, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

June 22nd, 2018

Eight Essential Charts and Maps From NYC DOT’s New Mobility Report - StreetsBlog
DOT Mobility Report: As NYC Grows, So Are Transit and Bicycling - StreetsBlog
Not That Long Ago, New York City Really Was Run From a Smoke-filled Backroom - New York
All the City’s Sidewalk Sheds - The New York Times
Raid of N.Y. Public Housing Office Points to Separate Inquiry - The New York Times
UESers Debate How to Curb Mushrooming Supertalls - Manhattan Express
This bulldog helps train foster kittens - New York Post
New Yorkers are spurning public transport for ride sharing - New York Post
Law firm owed $300G by de Blasio lobbied mayor's top aides, won big favor for high-rise developer - Daily News
Challenge to Denial of Hardship Application Fails on Appeal - CityLand
Who's running the city's homeless housing - Crain's New York Business
Trouble in the city's homeless housing - Crain's New York Business
Some New Yorkers call for height limits on new buildings - New York Post
The Frick Reveals Updates To Proposed Expansion On The Upper East Side - YIMBY
Community Block Parties: Mayor's Office of Events Coordination - CityLand
NYC’s new housing lottery guidelines aim to protect vulnerable New Yorkers - Curbed NY
Council: Crack down on parking permits - Our Town

June 15, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

June 15th, 2018

Largest nursing home finance deal closes on Upper East Side - Real Estate Weekly
New Parks Sprout Around New York - The New York Times
There Is No “Placard Crackdown” and That’s How NYPD Wants It - StreetsBlog
Extell's shopping spree points to big plans for Yorkville - Crain's NY Business
Editorial: De Blasio, lying slumlord: A progressive mayor's public housing wake-up call - NY Daily News
Construction Begins On Renovation of Upper East Side Community Center - CityLand
Renovation Begins At UES Nonprofit Neighborhood Center - Patch
Checking in on Affordable New York, One Year Later - Commercial Observer
The Numbers And Builders Behind The Second Avenue Subway Development Wave - BisNow
Man on bicycle snatching cell phones in Upper Manhattan - WABC EyeWitness News
Additions Proposed For Expansion Of Frick Collection - CityLand
NYCHA tenants object to settlement of feds’ suit - New York Post
National Academy of Design sells an Upper East Side townhouse for $25M - Curbed NY

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June 2, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

June 1st, 2018

Co-op and condo owners to fight commercial rent control - Crain's NY Business
Landmarked 954 Madison Avenue will Undergo Renovation for Carolina Herrera Flagship in Manhattan - YIMBY NY
A peek at all the new development coming to Roosevelt Island - The Real Deal
Ahead of LPC hearing, Frick’s proposed expansion raises eyebrows - Curbed NY
A Prewar Building’s History Becomes an Amenity - The New York Times
Upper East Side remains divided over Frick Collection’s expansion - Curbed NY
De Blasio Emails Shed Light on how ‘Affordable Housing’ is Packaged for the Press - City Limits
Once-Thriving City Nonprofit Sputters Under Mayor’s Wife, Chirlane McCray - The New York Times
Mayor’s Charter Revision Commission to tackle land use issues - City & State NY

May 25, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

May 30th, 2018

Watch it Here: Is Affordable Housing Really Fair Housing? - City Limits
Victor Sigoura stitches together UES assemblage for ground-up condo project - The Real Deal
Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining on the Upper East Side - City Guide
When 421a was in limbo, developers turned to this tax exemption - The Real Deal
How NYC could transform its disused underpasses into public space - Curbed NY
Behind New York’s Housing Crisis: Weakened Laws and Fragmented Regulation - The New York Times
92nd Street Y planning $180M renovation to UES headquarters - The Real Deal
Extell to buy church’s dev rights for big UES assemblage - The Real Deal
New York’s 92nd Street Y Plans $180 Million Top-to-Bottom Renovation - The Wall Street Journal
Upper East Side nursing home lands $127M in financing - The Real Deal
Mayor, Police Union Split on Summons for Marijuana - The Wall Street Journal
DHCR hid identities of landlords suspected of wrongdoing, court papers say - Daily News
 NYU report describes city in housing affordability crisis - Politico
CBN Scores Again, Full House for Mental Health First Aid for Seniors - Roosevelt Island Daily

May 18, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

May 18th, 2018

See the NYC neighborhoods where affordability is most at risk - Curbed NY
Inside the Ukrainian Institute of America, one of NYC’s best hidden architectural gems - 6SqFt
New 18-Story Apartment Building Planned For Upper East Side - UES Patch
 Beat that Light, Every Bus Rider Says Silently - Manhattan Express
Residential Parking Permits Pushed for Upper Manhattan - Manhattan Express
Opinion: The cursed island before Rikers: Learning from the story of Blackwell’s Island - Daily News
Hanging gardens of Brearley - Our Town
A Sephardic boom on the UES and a major new communal institution rises up to accommodate them - Our Town
History of asylum horrors repeats itself: America still criminalizes poverty and mental illness - Salon
Johnson proposes cutting Council initiatives in search for Fair Fares cash - Politico
Rosario Candela Show ‘Elegance in the Sky’ Opens in New York - Architectural Record
Report Looks At Threats To Affordable Housing In City Neighborhoods - CityLand

May 11, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

May 11th, 2018

De Blasio administration endorses 4 supervised injection facilities, provides no timeline - Politico
City green-lights UES tower's height-boosting gambit - Crain's New York Business
Speaker on school and housing segregation - Spectrum NY1
New York-Presbyterian Opens David H. Koch Center On The Upper East Side - NY YIMBY
De Blasio’s ‘affordable housing’ has made NYC more expensive - New York Post
Company managing NYC bus stops says it’s losing millions - New York Post
NYC’s free public Wi-Fi kiosks aren’t making much money - New York Post
VIDEO: This is how New York City handles your calls about the homeless - Nonprofit News Media
Can New York City achieve its Vision Zero goals? - Curbed NY
Proposed pedestrian bridge creates divide in Sutton Place - NYY1 (video)
Entire Upper East Side Block To Be Demolished - UES Patch

May 4, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

May 4th, 2018

Appeals court hands landlords major victory in rent-stabilization case - The Real Deal
The FAA's the limit for Manhattan residential buildings - Crain's New York Business
Tech panel talks about the brave new frontier of NYC transportation - Cornell Chronicle
Could You Be Sued as a Co-op Board Member? - The New York Times
Redeeming an Upper East Side eyesore - Our Town
Safe spaces: Legislation would reserve street parking for residents - Our Town
New Local Law Provides Alternative to Criminal Court - CityLand
Plans move ahead for Second Avenue Subway Phase Two in Harlem - WPIX News 11
From Former de Blasio Official, an Admission on Segregation - The New York Times
As Ridership Surges, Ferries to Get $300 Million to Expand Service - The New York Times

April 20, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

April 23rd, 2018

Mayor de Blasio claims he can’t remember secret 2015 meeting with major lobbyist that led to $100G in donations - Daily News
OpEd: The right way to rewrite the City Charter - Daily News
Trees Planted Along Second Avenue Bike Lane - Upper East Side Patch
No Friends of the Court: City Council Sues City’s Top Lawyer - The New York Times
Preservationists unite in effort to stall LPC’s proposed rule changes - Curbed NY
Landmarks Chairwoman Is Latest to Exit the de Blasio Administration - The New York Times