DOT: It's 'Psychologically Unrealistic' To Put Two-Way Bike Lane On Central Park West
Instead of a bidirectional lane on Central Park West, transportation officials presented their plans for a northbound bike lane, separated from traffic by plastic bollards and a seven foot buffer.
Updated: Jun 12, 2019 2:13 PM
Ask A Reporter: What Do Community Boards Do?
They're not omnipotent, but they do have power and influence over what happens in the neighborhood.
Updated: Oct 23, 2018 2:38 PM
Queens Community Board Member Promises Bike Lanes Won't Be Needed Once Trump Gets Rid Of Immigrants
A witness said this "wasn't the kind of thing you would hear if Trump wasn't elected and people felt empowered in their anti-immigrant views."
Updated: Mar 1, 2017 6:14 PM
Why Do NYC Community Boards Have So Little Power?
Some activists want the boards to be elected, and be given veto power over land use decisions. Why isn't that already the case?
Updated: Apr 12, 2016 10:41 AM
Anti-Gentrification Protesters Call Borough President "The Biggest Uncle Tom In Brooklyn"
"He comes with his black skin trying to get us to believe that more of those condo towers is somehow gonna be beneficial to us, and we know it's a lie."
Updated: Mar 31, 2016 10:42 AM
NYC On Pace To Build A Record 15 Miles Of Protected Bike Lanes In 2016
Get ready for more traffic calming, and much less stressful bike rides.
Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:06 PM
Brooklyn Will Get A Long-Awaited Bike Lane, But Not Through Bed-Stuy
The community board there has become a graveyard of road-safety plans.
Updated: Feb 18, 2016 9:40 AM
Coyote Ugly Promises To Change Ways To Keep Liquor License
A local resident described Coyote Ugly as "the worst neighbor I've ever had."
Updated: Oct 7, 2014 3:03 PM
Arts & Entertainment
LES Residents Infuriated By Bowery Triplex Venue The General, Bow, And Finale
"The phrase 'don't piss on my leg and tell me it's rain,' comes to mind," declared one angry neighbor.
Updated: Feb 12, 2013 2:13 PM
Does The SLA Not Care About Community Boards Anymore?
There is a perfectly good reason why the SLA doesn't always listen to Community Boards regarding liquor license renewals.
Updated: Oct 12, 2011 3:22 PM
LES Bar's Liquor License Renewed Days
Community Board Rejection
Culturefix, the LES arts space and bar which recently fared well in court against the NYPD, got its liquore license renewed by the SLA days before Community Board 3 recommended to reject it.
Updated: Jun 27, 2011 3:55 PM
LES Bar Culturefix Fights Back Against NYPD, Wins
Earlier this month the NYPD tried to shut down the LES bar Culturefix. And then Culturefix fought back.
Updated: Jun 27, 2011 11:20 AM
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