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!

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
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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
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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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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
OpEd: The right ...

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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
Washington Cracks ...

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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
https://newyorkyimby.com/2018/03/winners-chosen-for-fisher-brothers-park-avenue-design-competition-depict-major-median-potential.html

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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
Historic NYC Bakery ...

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