Wine Bar on 62nd Passes, But Lawyers are Circling

July 6, 2010 by · Comments Off on Wine Bar on 62nd Passes, But Lawyers are Circling 

A proposal for a wine bar on the ground floor of 25 Central Park West made it through the gauntlet of the Community Board on Tuesday night, but lawyers hired to fight the bar have opened a new legal challenge that could sink the plan. Read More / Comment »


Riverside Center Brings Out Upper West Side’s Deepest Anxieties

June 15, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

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Community Board 7 held its first public hearing on Riverside Center on Tuesday and presented a counter-proposal to Extell Development Company’s plans to build five towers along the Hudson River between 59th and 61st Streets. 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 »


Rent Barack Obama’s Old UWS Apartment for $1,900

June 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

obama aptBarack Obama lived on the Upper West Side while he was going to Columbia in an apartment at 42 West 109th Street and now that apartment is up for rent Read More / Comment »


Community Groups Mobilize Against “Sliver Building” on 86th

June 7, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

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330 West 86th now (left) and the proposed building (right).

An extremely skinny building proposed for 330 West 86th Street that won approval from a city board in April is now drawing opposition from some local community groups and politicians. Read More / Comment »


Public Hearings Scheduled for Riverside Center

June 2, 2010 by · Comments Off on Public Hearings Scheduled for Riverside Center 

Looking down at the site of the proposed development.

Looking down at the site of the proposed development.

Community Board 7 has two months to review Riverside Center, the massive development proposed for 59th to 61st Streets, and it wants as much community input as possible. The board has scheduled five hearings to explain the project and get community input. The first one is Thursday night. Read More / Comment »


Still Rental Deals to be Found on the Upper West Side

May 27, 2010 by · Comments Off on Still Rental Deals to be Found on the Upper West Side 

Apartments at 302 Columbus Avenue, the old J.M. Horton Ice Cream Company building.

Apartments at 302 Columbus Avenue, the old J.M. Horton Ice Cream Company building.

Throughout the city, rents have been rising gradually, and fewer apartments are sitting empty. But the Upper West Side rental market is a mixed picture, according to a rental market report 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 »


Conan O’Brien Sells Upper West Side Duplex

May 24, 2010 by · Comments Off on Conan O’Brien Sells Upper West Side Duplex 

It’s official. Conan is leaving us. He has found a buyer for his 17th-floor duplex in the Majestic at 72nd Street and Central Park West, the Wall Street Journal reported. The buyer was willing to pay the $29.5 million asking price, or close to it, the Journal says. Read More / Comment »


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