A West Harlem public school supported by Teachers College is asking its families to pay more for after-school programs, and some parents say the cost for daily programs is too expensive.
The Department of Transportation proposed changes to the layout of Morningside Avenue to make the street safer, but Community Board 10 members asked to see more data from similar areas before endorsing the proposal.
Former Community Board 7 chair Helen Rosenthal won the Democratic nomination for a hotly contested Upper West Side City Council seat Tuesday night, edging out former CB7 chair Mel Wymore and essentially clinching her election in November.
At Columbia’s main polling place, in Lenfest Hall on 121st Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive, turnout was slow for most of the morning.
Mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner came to the Upper West Side on Sunday to discuss his plans for expanding affordable housing, just a few days before the Democratic primary on Tuesday.
When they go to the polls on Tuesday in the Democratic primary, Upper West Side voters will choose their next City Council member from a slate of candidates with long resumes in local community leadership or Democratic politics.
A long-awaited project to extend the Columbus Avenue protected bike lane is in its final stages and is receiving positive reviews from elected officials and local residents.
In honor of Teachers College's 125th anniversary, students, faculty, locals, and city officials celebrated its history, legacy, and a new street sign bearing the college's name.
The New York City Housing Authority invited developers to submit preliminary proposals for the Frederick Douglass Houses and seven other complexes around the city last month.
The neighborhoods surrounding Columbia—the four neighborhoods Spectator covers—are home to their own rich histories, diverse residents, and local controversies.
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