Open Public Forum on Bike Safety and Pedestrians: October 28, 2015

Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal is hosting an open public forum on “Bikes on Your Safety for Seniors and Pedestrians on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 12:30PM to 2:30PM.  The forum will meet at the Jasa Club 76 at 120 West 76th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus. The Expert

26th Annual West 104th Street Yard Sale

Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM At the Twenty-Sixth Annual West 104th Street Yard Sale on October 3, you and your family will experience the transformation of our block into an exotic street market. If you glance out your window a bit before 10:00 AM, you will see hund

Con Edison Planned Work on West 104th Street

Con Edison will begin the week of Monday, April 20, to install a new gas main on West 104th Street between West End Avenue and River Side Drive. The work also involves installing new gas service to the buildings on that block. The days and hours of work will be: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.

CB 7 West End Ave. Re-Design Survey: Complete by March 31, 2015

Dear Neighbor, Community Board 7/Manhattan is conducting a survey to measure the impacts of the City’s Department of Transportation’s modifications on West End Avenue between 72nd and 106th Streets. We are interested to learn about your opinions and experiences since the r

Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II Stalled

By Lynn Max – Board Member of the West 104th Street Block Association Board The designation of the Riverside-West End Historic District Extension from 70th Street to 109th Street was to be voted on by the Landmark Preservation Commission in three segments. The two southern distr

Electronic Waste Re-Cycling: New York State Law – Effective January 1, 2015

According to NY State Law, all computers and other electronic waste from all NYC residential buildings must now be recycled. This law went into effect January 1, 2015. The NYC Sanitation Department (DSNY) will no longer collect electronics left at the curb. Fines will be levied for no

Crime Prevention

At a recent West Side Federation of Neighborhoods and Block Associations meeting, Joselinne Minaya, Community Coordinator for the New York County District Attorney’s Office, spoke to the group regarding recent crimes in our area. The Crime Prevention Initiative has implemented enhance

Tri-Organizational Group: Networking in the Neighborhood: First Friday of the Month

Your three neighborhood organizations, West 104th Street Block Association, the West 102nd/103rd Streets Block Association, and Bloomingdale Aging in Place, have come together to form a new group based on our neighbors’ interest to connect with others who are running a business

Tri-Organizational Sunday Morning Brisk Walk: Sundays at 8:30AM

The West 104th Street Block Association is collaborating with the West 102nd & 103rd Streets Block Association and BAiP to offer residents a 60-minute group walk on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. Led by neighbor Teresa Elwert, the walk will be at a brisk pace – target 20 blocks in 17 minute

Press Release from the NYC Department of Transportation

Central Park Loop: Safety Enhancements to include reduction of speed limit from 25 mph to 20 mph, barricades further separating pedestrians from cyclists, and enhancements to key crosswalks. The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), the NYC Department of Parks & Recre