Avantika Kumar

Sun, Dec 8, 2013, 10:43pm

The bookstore, on 112th Street and Broadway, will not be renewing its lease when it expires in February 2015.

Fri, Nov 22, 2013, 2:43am

A Morningside Heights school building on 123rd Street, home to over 1,200 students in three co-located schools, is bursting at the seams.

Wed, Nov 20, 2013, 2:51am

Morningside Heights public schools saw mixed results in annual Department of Education progress reports released last week, reviving ongoing concerns over the ranking’s effectiveness.

Sun, Nov 17, 2013, 10:02pm

More than 500 advocates walked and ran through Riverside Park on Saturday morning to support intellectually or developmentally disabled people.

Thu, Nov 7, 2013, 8:11pm

Following nearly two hours of energetic discussion and public testimony, members of Community Board 7 delayed a vote on a resolution calling on the Department of Transportation to study the possible installation of a protected bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue.

Wed, Nov 6, 2013, 2:41am

Comptroller John Liu is urging the city to sever contracts with the company operating two controversial homeless shelters on West 95th Street, citing mismanagement of funds and unsafe conditions in the shelters.

Tue, Nov 5, 2013, 9:06pm

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio was overwhelmingly elected mayor of New York City on Tuesday, setting the stage for the first Democratic administration in the city in more than two decades.

Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 6:54pm

The ground floor of Columbia's School of Social Work, which has been vacant for nine years, may soon be home to an academic program. But some locals are accusing the University of breaking its promises about the space by changing its original plans to recruit a retail tenant.

Sun, Oct 20, 2013, 8:41pm

Filling the normally quiet Riverside Skate Park with the sounds of blasting music and whooshing skateboard wheels, skaters of all ages gathered for the inaugural Riverside Skate Jam on Sunday afternoon.

Fri, Oct 18, 2013, 12:33am

Leslie Woodard, GS ’94, the former director of Columbia’s undergraduate creative writing program and dean of Yale’s undergraduate Calhoun College, died unexpectedly in her home Monday. She was 53.