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1939 Worlds Fair

Mourning a Friend I Never Met

Sherman Yellen | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Sherman Yellen

She didn't email or have a computer, but she had something better than that for communicating: a generous heart.

On Its 73rd Anniversary, A Food Tour Of The 1939 World's Fair

Eater | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home

This summer marks the 73rd anniversary of the 1939 World's Fair, an event that would change the New York dining world forever. Here's a look back at a...

Astoria Characters: The Classic Educand

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The "defining moment" of Helen Polychronis's life occurred when she was 5. She went to bed one winter night, and the next morning she couldn't raise her arms or legs.