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More Buses Headed For East River

Here's the way Curbed put it today: "East side the real victim in Tribeca bus war." Neighborhood groups and City Councilman Alan Gerson, fought off the city's plan to move 18 buses to Tribeca. Based on an article in...

Silver: Fed Up With Stalling at Ground Zero

At a breakfast sponsored by the Alliance for Downtown New York this morning, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said he's tired with the haggling about what to do at ground zero. The New York Times, saying Silver is "emerging...

Liquor License Roulette: Community Board 3 Releases May Agenda

Community Board 3 is out with its May agenda. That means we now know which restaurants and bars will go before the liquor licensing committee with applications. Here's the rundown- we'll followup with more details in the days ahead: Spitzer's...

Followup: Opposition to New Restaurant

Last week we told you about a new restaurant planned for the corner of Essex and Canal. A Community Board 3 committee signaled its support for a liquor license for the still unnamed establishment at 1 Essex. But last...

Request for Stop Signs Near P.S. 110

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has asked New York City's Department of Transportation to install stop signs on Delancey and Lewis Streets, near P.S. 110 - The Florence Nightingale Elementary School. In a letter to DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan...

Silver, Stringer Announce Recycling Program at Russ & Daughters

Russ & Daughters owner Niki Russ Federman speaks Friday as State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, DOE Fund Founder George McDonald and Tara DePorte of the LES Ecology Center look on. State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver...

New Restaurant Coming to Essex and Canal

Earlier this week the owners of a new restaurant in the works at the corner of Essex and Canal went before a committee of Community Board 3 to apply for a liquor license. They describe the concept as "Jewsion,"...

Roots & Vines Seeks Permission to Stay Open Later

It's that time of the month again... Monday night Community Board 3's Licensing Committee is back in action. "Roots & Vines," the coffee shop on Grand Street, will ask the committee for permission to extend its hours. "1 Essex...

High anxiety: co-op fee angst

Co-Ops all over the city have been forced to raise their maintenance fees recently, largely due to skyrocketing property taxes. Last night, the Seward Park Co-Op Board decided on a different approach: raising sublet fees shareholders must pay from...
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Community Board Applications Open Until March 1

If you have been itching to become more involved in your neighborhood, here's your chance. New York's borough presidents...
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