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!

March 15, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

Activists hail horses’ move to park; Hacks unhappy - The Villager
'Development Needs To Happen On That Site': De Blasio Addresses NYCHA's ...

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March 8, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

Lenox Hill Hospital Plans Large-Scale Revamp of Manhattan Campus - WSJ
Lenox Hill Hospital to see a $2B renovation. Here’s what ...

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March 1, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

Manhattan BP threatens ‘legal remedies’ against Upper East Side NYCHA project - Curbed
Wanted: The Oddest Lots - The New York Times
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February 22, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

Push for prevailing wage gathers steam in Albany - Crain's NY Business
How Cuomo, de Blasio, and Bezos Blew the Amazon Deal - New York ...

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February 15, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

UES High Schoolers Petition City For New Gym, Get 3K Signatures - Patch
Eleanor Roosevelt’s historic Upper East Side townhouse is back ...

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February 8, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

GOOD NEWS: Firefighters rescue puppies from UES pet shop blaze - New York Post
'Building On Stilts' That Inspired City To Close Zoning ...

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February 1, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

NYCHA Residents Excoriate The Agency's 'Desperate' Pitch For Privatization - Gothamist
UES Community Board To Fight Private Development ...

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January 25, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

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 ...

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January 18, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

City Revokes Permits for Planned West Side Skyscraper - NY1
EXCLUSIVE: Lenox Hill maneuvers -  Our Town
Casualties of the shutdown - ...

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January 15, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

Developers Had City's Ear In Rezoning While Inwood Residents Were Shut Out, Emails Reveal - Gothamist
Those 'Ugly, Obnoxious' Billboard ...

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December 14, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

E Harlem Is No. 2 In Manhattan For Marijuana Arrests: Comptroller - Patch
The status of NYC’s most elite buildings is sinking - New York ...

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December 7, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Holmes Towers project faces questions - Our Town
In This Corner of New York City, It’s Gray-Haired Pedestrians vs. Bikes - The New York ...

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November 30, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Westside Market Opens 5,500-Square-Foot UES Supermarket - Patch
Comptroller Study Finds Majority of Lobbies in NYCHA Buildings Have Unsecured ...

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October 26, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

City Begins Work On New Roosevelt Island Library - Patch
A community group claimed victory over Gamma’s Sutton Place tower. It might be short-lived - ...

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October 19, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

To the Editor: No secrets at charter review - Riverdale Press
Term limits are great, but not for community boards - Riverdale Press
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October 12, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

State designates Columbus Circle monument as landmark -  New York Post
Police: Rash Of E-Bike Thefts On UWS And UES Have Deliverymen Unnerved - ...

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October 5, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Walk-In Clinic Opens Inside UES Pharmacy - Patch
Term limits for community boards? - Riverdale Press
The school that time forgot - Our ...

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September 28, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Bullet-proof Upper East Side townhouse designed by Rafael Viñoly lists for $50M - 6SqFt
NYC has lost one million low-rent apartments since ...

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September 21, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Park Avenue Church Site Turned Condo - The New York Times
Luxury building sold asbestos-laden condos: suit - New York Post
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September 14, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Opinion: If you want to get New Yorkers talking crazy, just bring up bike lanes - New York Post
Opinion: NYC should stop coddling young white ...

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September 7, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Work To Demolish Entire UES Block Is Underway - Patch
The Village Voice, a New York Icon, Closes - The New York Times
Lot-Line Window? ...

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August 31, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Suspect surrenders to NYPD in Upper East Side high-rise shootings - WABC-TV
Borough Presidents on Community Board Reform - WNYC
One of New ...

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August 24, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

Subway station destroyed on 9/11 finally ready to reopen - New York Post
Borough Presidents on Community Board Reform - WNYC
Real-Estate Magnate’s ...

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August 17, 2018 – Weekly News Roundup

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

DE BLASIO’s NYCHA evolution - Politico
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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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