August 31, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

October 24th, 2018

Suspect surrenders to NYPD in Upper East Side high-rise shootings - WABC-TV
Borough Presidents on Community Board Reform - WNYC
One of New York City’s most urgent design challenges is invisible - Curbed
Sham UES Co-Op Conned Tenants Out Of Rent Stabilization - Patch
Sutton Place Group Sues City To Block Super-Tall Tower - Patch
Tenant activist to subpoena senators and real estate interests - Daily News
All [coop] Shareholders Are Created Equal – and Must Be Treated Equally - Habitat
Nix newsstand, East Siders demand - Our Town
See Inside David Koch's New $40M NYC Mansion - Patch
Permits Filed For 333 East 82nd Street - YIMBY
How to cool New York City's subway stations - City and State

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August 24, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

October 5th, 2018

Subway station destroyed on 9/11 finally ready to reopen - New York Post
Borough Presidents on Community Board Reform - WNYC
Real-Estate Magnate’s NYC Townhouse Sale Is Among 2018’s Priciest - The Wall Street Journal
Ferry Service Launches On Upper East Side - Patch
Mystery buyer pays more than $40M in cash for UES townhouse - New York Post

City seeks designers for East Harlem greenway - Crain's New York Business

Tennis courts in NYC: Where to play outdoors if you’re on a budget - amNewYork

A Real-Time Map Tracks the Building Frenzy That’s Transforming New York - The New York Times

Tough slog to a fast ferry - Our Town

Mayoral Panel presents charter reform proposals - Our Town

Lenox Hill Grill Closes After 59 Years On Upper East Side - Patch

Why Are E-Bikes Legal For Citi Bike Users And Not Immigrant Delivery Workers? - Gothamist

Four borough presidents say term limits could weaken community boards - Daily News

City Council wants to ban soda from fast-food kids’ meals - New York Post

New Yorkers Will Vote on Community Board Term Limits This November - Streetsblog

Opinion: Term Limits and Other Community Board Reforms Strengthen Local Democracy - Gotham Gazette (Queens CB Member)

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August 17, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

October 5th, 2018

Roosevelt Island apartment complex to remain affordable after deal announced by Gov. Cuomo - Daily News

DE BLASIO’s NYCHA evolution - Politico

De Blasio trying to renege on public housing plan, build high rise instead: officials - New York Post

'Drop In The Bucket': The State Of Affordable Housing In De Blasio's New York - Gothamist

De Blasio considering shift toward 100% market-rate development on NYCHA land - The Real Deal

Ashkenazy gets go-ahead to jack up rent at Barneys’ Madison Avenue flagship - The Real Deal

Exclusive New Renderings Revealed For The Moise Safra Cultural Center On The Upper East Side - YIMBY

Renderings Revealed For Temple Israel’s Renovation And Expansion At 112 East 75th Street - YIMBY

Subway, Bus Cuts Loom as MTA Faces Financial Crisis - The Wall Street Journal

Park raccoons ill, dog owners cautioned - Our Town
Roman Abramovich moves forward with UES megamansion construction - Curbed NY
De Blasio talks up commercial rent control in Manhattan - Crain's

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September 17th, 2018


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August 10, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

August 10th, 2018

Permits Filed For 1622-1632 York Avenue - YIMBY
Head of council zoning committee boycotts land-use negotiations - Crain's NY Business
28 Years After ADA’s Passage, Subway Accessibility Still ‘Disgraceful,’ Experts Say - City Limits
MTA New York City Transit Hires First-Ever Senior Advisor for Systemwide Accessibility - City Limits
Half An UES Block Could Be Replaced By Assisted Living Facility - Patch
Inclusive board meeting came with a price - Riverdale Press
EDITORIAL Past, present, future ... public deserves to know - Riverdale Press
COMMENTARY: Homelessness is a housing problem - City & State
Northwell teams with nonprofit developer to build major Upper East Side outpatient center - Crain's NY Business
MTA Reveals New Details About Second Avenue Subway In Harlem - Patch
Riverboat Renaissance - Our Town
De Blasio shifts plan for apartment tower on public land from 100% affordable to 75% luxury - Daily News
Editorial: Bill gets bold on NYCHA: The mayor looks to mine valuable real estate for the good of long-suffering tenants - Daily News
Permits Filed For 20-Story Building At 1230 Madison Avenue - YIMBY

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July 13, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

July 16th, 2018

Retailers moving to Madison Avenue despite rent prices - New York Post

Brooklyn’s Only Papaya King Has Closed - Grub Street

EDITORIAL - NYCHA must change — or die - New York Post

Why restaurants have struggled to recover after accidents - New York Post

Five-story brownstone in tiny Upper East Side historic district asks $14M - Curbed NY

City Proposes Expansions To Upper East Side Bike Lane Network - Patch

De Blasio called to testify in lawsuit over ‘community preference’ policy in housing lottery - Politico

Grassroots Group Confronts Privacy-Invasive WiFi Kiosks in New York - Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Upper East Side Can Still Deliver an Old-Fashioned Bike Lane Kvetchfest - StreetsBlog

One last treat from Glaser’s - Our Town

City wants to tag food trucks with GPS devices to conduct health inspections - New York Post

As restaurants go cashless, a backlash is building.

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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