Mom & Pop Stores Could be Displaced by Redevelopment

May 5, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

columbus house1The owners of 95 West 95th Street want to redevelop the bottom two floors of the apartment building with new commercial and community space, but neighbors are upset that they could lose the small stores that are there now. Read More / Comment »


Columbus Square Crane Crash Keeps Locals on Edge

October 20, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

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By Peggy Truong
Sounds of drills, jackhammers and truck engines have been part of the Upper West Side construction spectacle across from the new Whole Foods grocery store on Read More / Comment »


Rangel’s on the Ropes, and Now He Has a Challenger

October 15, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Congressman Charles Rangel, who represents much of the Upper West Side, has a lot on his plate these days — he’s facing a congressional ethics inquiry, and now one of his former right-hand men wants his congressional seat. Read More / Comment »


Crane Accident Stops Construction Work on 97th Street

October 8, 2009 by · Comments Off on Crane Accident Stops Construction Work on 97th Street 

craneA crane slammed into a sidewalk shed at a Columbus Square construction site on 97th Street and Columbus on Thursday afternoon, prompting the Building Department to shut the site down. No one was injured. Read More / Comment »


Columbus Square Offering Free Rent, $1,000 for Brokers

September 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Columbus Square Offering Free Rent, $1,000 for Brokers 

columbus squareThe Columbus Square developers are either feeling antsy or desperate to sign some renters for their five glass towers between 97th and 100th Streets on Columbus Avenue. Read More / Comment »