New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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Upper West Side condo board may have overreached in setting rules and fines.

Only Murders in the Building delivers laughs – and lessons for co-op boards.

Switch to electric heat pumps cuts reliance on fossil fuels.

Landmark West has, so far, managed to block construction on one tower.

Century-old building is taking steps to comply with the Climate Mobilization Act.

Upper West Side co-op and condo residents push back against hotel shelters.

Co-op board pays extra to expedite job out of concern for shareholders.

Debra McEneaney's co-op feel like her "own little house in Manhattan."

Diane Drey has used her first-hand experience to write a primer for boards.

Denis Leary was with me when we had an authentic New York moment across from the Hayden Planetarium. I was doing a short segment with him that was part of an online campaign we did. We had a permit.

So I have this camera guy and Denis is dressed as [his movie character] Police Captain George Stacy. And I'm asking him questions and he's talking about how he needs help, how the public has to help him to find Spider-Man.

A guy comes out of the building: sneakers, shorts, all sweaty, athletically obnoxious Wall Street type. Very New York. He's saying to me, "Why are you filming in front of my building? I'm the chairman of the board of this building!" It was a co-op on the Upper West Side.

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