Brewer Holding Fundraiser for West-Park Presbyterian

June 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on Brewer Holding Fundraiser for West-Park Presbyterian 

westpark2Gale Brewer is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday night for West-Park Presbyterian, the 120-year-old church at 86th and Amsterdam that became a landmark in May over the objections of its congregation. Read More / Comment »


87th Street Rat Problem Appears to be Spreading

June 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on 87th Street Rat Problem Appears to be Spreading 

ratsRats have seemingly taken over West 87th Street between West End Avenue and¬†Riverside Drive,¬†as residents say they have seen dozens scurrying about Read More / Comment »


Wine Bar Proposal Passed Over Loud Opposition

June 9, 2010 by · 21 Comments 

A community board committee approved plans for a new wine bar on the corner of 62nd Street and Central Park West despite hours worth of loud objections from the people who live in the landmark building where it’s supposed to go. Read More / Comment »


Odds Appear Stacked Against Wine Bar at 25 CPW

June 8, 2010 by · 17 Comments 

A Community Board 7 committee will decide on Wednesday night whether to approve a liquor license application for a wine bar and cafe at 25 Central Park West. The fight over the bar has already taken on an epic quality. Read More / Comment »


Wine Bar Proposal at 25 CPW Has Residents Fuming (Updated)

May 26, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

25 cpwCall it the battle of the Century.

The exceptionally rich and tremendously powerful residents of 15 and 25 Central Park West are girding for battle against a businessman who wants to install a cafe/wine bar in the Read More / Comment »


Hudson River Greenway Bike Path Opens With a Flourish

May 21, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

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The last link in the bike path that connects Battery Park City to the George Washington Bridge was opened to the public on Thursday with music and a ceremonial ribbon cutting. No longer will bikers Read More / Comment »


City Council Designates West Park Presbyterian a Landmark

May 13, 2010 by · Comments Off on City Council Designates West Park Presbyterian a Landmark 

westpark2West Park Presbyterian, the church at 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue that has had church members and preservationists at each others’ throats for months is now a landmark, courtesy of Read More / Comment »


Tourist Helicopters Banned From Flying Over Central Park

May 1, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

helicopter4Activists fighting to preserve the peace in Central Park are having quite a week. First, the parks department dropped plans to put a bubble over the tennis courts in the park at 94th Street, and now the city has issued new rules Read More / Comment »


More Vandalism at Church Embroiled in Controversy

April 27, 2010 by · Comments Off on More Vandalism at Church Embroiled in Controversy 

west park vandal1By Elizabeth Wu

When parishioners Holly and Jim Nedelka passed by the now-vacant West Park Presbyterian on their way to Sunday services temporarily held at the Church St. Paul and St. Andrew Read More / Comment »


West Park Church Hearing Raucous But Constructive

April 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on West Park Church Hearing Raucous But Constructive 

westpark2By Elizabeth Wu

More than 60 speakers testified before the City Council’s Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses Tuesday morning about the landmark Read More / Comment »


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