Avantika Kumar

Thu, Sep 26, 2013, 2:10am
At an emotional meeting Tuesday, the Community Board 7 transportation committee voted to rename a portion of West 97th Street in memory of four-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed this summer by an unlicensed, speeding driver.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013, 2:15am
Mark Wigley, dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, will step down at the end of the academic year after holding the position for nine years.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013, 2:04am
Upper West Siders loudly objected to a controversial proposal to build a high rise nursing home in the neighborhood at a packed public meeting Tuesday evening.
Sun, Sep 15, 2013, 6:24pm
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.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013, 12:23am
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.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013, 8:55pm
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.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013, 2:06pm
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.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013, 11:27pm
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.
Thu, Sep 5, 2013, 3:31am
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.
Wed, Sep 4, 2013, 11:28pm
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.