The “Crossroad To Harlem,” The Historic Apthorp Farm On The Upper West Side 1728

The Apthorp Farm and Apartment that lay on Manhattan’s Upper West Side straddled the old Bloomingdale Road, laid out in 1728, which was re-surveyed as The “Boulevard” – now Upper Broadway just south of Harlem. Continue Reading →


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Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Vacant Storefront Registry And Other Legislation Reviewed

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation which mandates the tracking of commercial storefronts across New York City was reviewed at a Small Business committee hearing today. Continue Reading →


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Massive Sinkhole Opens Up On 101st Street

Patch reports that a massive sinkhole that could swallow a car whole has opened up on an Upper West Side street, and area residents are frustrated by the lack of urgency in fixing the problem. Continue Reading →


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Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal Invite To 2018 Town Hall

Dear Neighbors,

A friendly reminder to please join me tomorrow night from 6 to 9pm for my Fifth Annual Town Hall at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue in the auditorium on Level 2. Continue Reading →


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Officials, Advocates Praise From Upper East Side To Harlem Transit Options

City officials and transportation advocates gathered on the Upper East Side to celebrate the neighborhood’s improved transportation options. Continue Reading →


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#CarFreeNYC Initiative Celebrates Successful Launch Of Earth Day

earth day initiative 2016Last year, upper Manhattan Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee was joined by colleagues Chin and Crowley, Nilda Mesa, Director Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →


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Upper West Side Landmarked Theater Retail Conversion Moves Forward

metro-theater-2626-broadway-777x476Last fall, the New York Times broke the news that the landmarked Metro Theater on the Upper West Side would become a Planet Fitness. Now applications have officially been filed to convert the 1930s Art Deco theater at 2626 Broadway into retail. Continue Reading →


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