James writes:

Neighborhood in the Nineties and other community groups on the Upper West Side have organized a protest at tonight's meeting of the Health & Human Services Committee of Community Board 7 over the conversion of a local hotel into a homeless shelter. Here are the details from Aaron Biller, head of NitN:

Show up TONIGHT at CB7, 250 West 87 St. on the proposed homeless shelter at The Alexander at 306 West 94th Street – Let the City know that transient housing is not “permanent” housing;
CB7 Health & Human Services Committee
***At Community Board 7, 250 West 87 Street**
T O N I G H T @ 7 PM
Be there early. We are First on the agenda:
ITEM #1. 306 West 94th ST (West End Ave-Riverside DR.) Presentation by Samaritan Village and the NYC Department of Homeless Services on the program for 306 West 94th Street.

Leslie Albrecht at DNAinfo has more details. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal and the Daily News editorial board pick up on the story I first reported here (complete recap here).