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It Won't Last

Stanley Ely | Posted 06.26.2016 | New York
Stanley Ely

I've lived within the radius of a couple of blocks on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for half a century. That, I figure, provides me with a sharp v...

New York Primary Result: Welcome to the Complacency of Gentrification

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.06.2016 | New York
Nikolas Kozloff

Now that the dust has settled on New York's Democratic primary and Hillary Clinton's decisive victory, it's time to step back and try to make sense of the city's core political and economic interests.

The Faithful Shopper: Here Comes the Bride

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.31.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When the moment comes that you realize that you have to find that perfect gown, Manhattan is the place to be.

Jacqueline de Ribes Doesn't Miss the Mark

James Sanders | Posted 02.17.2016 | Style
James Sanders

While on the Upper East Side doing a special New York Fashion Week project, I just had to stop at The Met. Even with all of the new collections from t...

A Chance Encounter Leads to a Literary Goldmine

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.08.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

"&Son" was the best kind of author reading, one set in the same place as the book so it seems to come to life all around you. As I started the book that night, I realized that this was the first of many meta moments, all of which added up to a great story.

Fund Launch for Kids in Greece Characterized by Ancient Hellenic Ideals

Jim Luce | Posted 12.21.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

The recent launch of the J. Luce Foundation's Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece -- whether economically distressed, orphaned, or refugee -- was an enormous success. Held at an elegant Upper East Side Greek restaurant, the event gathered over sixty people of goodwill who care about children, any children, who suffer in Greece.

So Many in Need, It's Hopeless? Quandary of Assisting Youth in Greece

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

The needs of children and young adults in Greece are enormous. The problems there are so insurmountable that the Greek government alone cannot solve t...

Hellenic Fund Launching to Help Kids, including Refugees, in Hellas

Jim Luce | Posted 10.29.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

I am pleased to announce that our Foundation will launch our Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece at a reception on November 4 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We can no longer watch children wash up on the shore and not respond.

Daun Curry's Interiors as Artwork

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Interior designer Daun Curry takes her cues from her clients and the places in which they choose to live.

How Long Do These Elite Marriages Last, with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

According to the Census in 2009, the median length of a marriage lasted 20.9 years. A major factor that play into a long-lasting marriage include inco...

Do The Pressures of Upper Class Parenting Create Anxiety?

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Parenting in general causes anxiety, but imagine the pressure of a "mommy bonus" riding on your tail or your child getting into the most elite school ...

Are The Women of "Primates of Park Avenue" Positive Role Models To Children?

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

No two mothers are created equal, and author Wednesday Martin uncovered that in her newest memoir "Primates of Park Avenue." Digging deep into the eli...

Do Mothers Really Have A Choice To Go Back To Work? from Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Going back to work post-pregnancy can be tough. A lot of mothers in Manhattan's Upper East Side community have taken on the role of being a caretaker ...

Wednesday Martin Discusses The "Employer/Employee" Situation

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Could you imagine being an employee to your spouse? The lengths some women are going to in New York City's Upper East Side caught the eye of social re...

Talking "Mommynomics" with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

"Mommynomics" is a term you don't hear often, but should be discussed more often. Many women in society struggle with power relations and how their wo...

What Is A Wife Bonus? from Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Could you imagine receiving a bonus for being a good wife? For some New York City mothers, this is just another day in the life of living amongst Manh...

The Women of the Book "Primates of Park Avenue"

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

The lifestyles of the rich and the famous can be interesting, but so can those living elite behind closed doors. Upper East Side life is no easy feat ...

Is Anyone Changing Because of "Primates of Park Avenue?"

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Wednesday Martin's book "Primates of Park Avenue" is number two on the New York Times Bestsellers list, but has struck a nerve in many mothers and wom...

Being a Role Model To Children, with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Being an exemplar role model for your child is important, but what happens when you have so much pressure on yourself as a parent that your bad habits...

Sex Segregation, with "Primates of Park Avenue" Author Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Ever walked into a dinner party and have seen men only seated with men and women seated only with women? Well, author and social researcher Wednesday ...

What Is The Allure For These Women, with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Many would question why a woman would put herself through so much turmoil to be the perfect mother and wife, but Wednesday Martin didn't need much of ...

Wednesday Martin Discusses The Concept of Intensive Motherhood

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Motherhood can be tough, but have the added pressure of raising your child in a high-risk environment can be even worse on both the mother and child. ...

Author Wednesday Martin Visits Mondays With Marlo

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

What a pleasure it was to have New York Times Best Selling Author and Social Researcher Wednesday Martin stop by Mondays with Marlo to discuss her new...

What's Inside Of The Book "Primates Of Park Avenue?"

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Although it's gained a lot of controversy for it's questionable continuity and facts, "Primates of Park Avenue" set out to explore the lives of women ...

Why Manhattan's Social Elite Are Going Ape Over 'Primates of Park Avenue'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 06.01.2016 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

If you don't live in Manhattan, it may seem slightly insane that two words could hijack the conversation in Upper East Side zip codes for several weeks.