Weekly News Roundup

Each week, Community Board 8's Communications Committee puts together a collection of news stories relevant to the residents of the Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island. Check in each week for the newest News Roundup!

August 10, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Permits Filed For 1622-1632 York Avenue - YIMBY
Head of council zoning committee boycotts land-use negotiations - Crain's NY Business
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July 13, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

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

Brooklyn’s Only Papaya King Has Closed - Grub Street


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July 6, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

NIMBYism threatens housing growth on the Upper East Side - Real Estate Weekly
Neighborhood Street Fairs Fear Permanent Damage From Temporary Vendor ...

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June 29, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Preservationists Protest New Frick Collection Expansion Plan - The New York Times
Frick’s Expansion Is Approved by Landmarks Preservation Board - ...

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June 22, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Eight Essential Charts and Maps From NYC DOT’s New Mobility Report - StreetsBlog
DOT Mobility Report: As NYC Grows, So Are Transit and Bicycling - ...

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June 15, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Largest nursing home finance deal closes on Upper East Side - Real Estate Weekly
New Parks Sprout Around New York - The New York Times
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June 2, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Co-op and condo owners to fight commercial rent control - Crain's NY Business
Landmarked 954 Madison Avenue will Undergo Renovation for Carolina ...

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May 25, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Watch it Here: Is Affordable Housing Really Fair Housing? - City Limits
Victor Sigoura stitches together UES assemblage for ground-up condo project - ...

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May 18, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

See the NYC neighborhoods where affordability is most at risk - Curbed NY
Inside the Ukrainian Institute of America, one of NYC’s best hidden ...

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May 11, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

De Blasio administration endorses 4 supervised injection facilities, provides no timeline - Politico
City green-lights UES tower's height-boosting ...

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May 4, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Appeals court hands landlords major victory in rent-stabilization case - The Real Deal
The FAA's the limit for Manhattan residential buildings - ...

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April 20, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Mayor de Blasio claims he can’t remember secret 2015 meeting with major lobbyist that led to $100G in donations - Daily News
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April 13, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Editorial: No Albany pay raises without ethics reforms - Newsday
Group alleges Gamma wrongfully rushed foundation work at Sutton Place tower - ...

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April 6, 2018 - Weekly News Roundup

Site of Gary Barnett’s next big development - The Real Deal
Morton Williams set to open on Third Ave. - New York Post
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April 2, 2018 - Weekly News Roundup

The community board problem found in today's New York City - The Riverdale Press

New Data Makes Clear That NYC Needs Even More Affordable Housing - ...

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March 23, 2018 - Weekly News Roundup

Winners Chosen For Fisher Brothers’ Park Avenue Design Competition Depict Major Median Potential - YIMBY NY

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March 16th, 2018 - Weekly News Roundup

Council Speaker Corey Johnson pushes $2B affordable housing plan for seniors - Daily News
On Land Use, Johnson Promises 'Deference' to Members But 'No ...

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March 9th, 2018 - Weekly News Roundup

A kinder, gentler, cleaner dump - Our Town
Glaser's Bake Shop To Close After 116 Years On Upper East Side - Upper Eastside Patch
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