Asphalt Green

91st Street waste transfer station

De Blasio Administration Agrees To Move Controversial UES Asphalt Green Access Ramp

The access ramp, which would have hundreds of garbage trucks running on it daily, was set to run through the Asphalt Green recreational facility.


Upper East Side residents held a die-in to protest a garbage transfer station. (Credit: CBS 2)

Upper East Side Residents Hold ‘Die-In’ To Protest Hotly Contested Garbage Transfer Station

Participants said they were symbolically dying on 91st Street and York because they believe the marine transfer station under construction there could kill them.


A shattered window in Asphalt Green. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Officials Apologize After Woman Hurt By Flying Construction Chisel At Asphalt Green

“This incident should never have happened,” the Department of Sanitation and Department of Design and Construction said in a joint statement.


A shattered window in Asphalt Green. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Woman Hurt After Construction Chisel Crashes Through Window At Asphalt Green

The incident occurred around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at Asphalt Green on York Avenue at 91st Street.


Pledge 2 Protect Commercial Against UES Garbage Facility

Councilman ‘Disgusted’ By Use Of Girl, 7, In Fight Against UES Garbage Facility

Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?


Demonstrators demand that the city halt plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees on the Upper East Side in favor a garbage dump. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fight Over Pear Trees Is Latest Front In War Over UES Garbage Transfer Station

Angry demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday demanding a halt to the city’s plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees to build a controversial garbage dump.


Spin Class

NYC’s 5 Best Spinning Classes

Spinning classes continue to be one of the hottest fitness trends in the country, with new studios and gyms opening all the time. For the uninitiated, spinning classes are group workouts on stationary exercise bikes in which participants go through a series of phases, from warm-ups to more intense levels and back to cool-downs, all set to energetic music and typically led by a dynamic, motivational instructor. These classes are now available all over the city but these are New York’s best.


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Upper East Side Residents In An Uproar Over Planned Garbage Depot Near Asphalt Green

They have fought back with lawsuits, and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn recently received an earful from local residents during a heated confrontation.