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

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
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.

Out and About With Eli Zabar, the Man Who Feeds the Upper East Side

Fathom | Posted 06.01.2015 | Home

I emigrated from the Upper West Side to the Upper East Side about 40 years ago. I love the West Side, but the tranquility and gentility of the UES is irresistible.

Residential Developers Give Buyers All

Toni Haber | Posted 04.22.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

With so many factors going into a purchase decision, the list of non-negotiables is suddenly not so set in stone, putting the buyer and broker to the test.

Halloween in NYC

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.31.2014 | New York
Joe Peyronnin

As daylight broke over New York's Upper East Side Friday morning it revealed a most eerie sight. There they were, hanging on railings, peeking through windows, resting on stoops, and climbing facades.

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Four: Low-Income Housing

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.07.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Yorkville and East Harlem already have some of the worst pollution and highest asthma rates in the city, and now 100 to 500 extra diesel trucks are going to roar through an entirely residential neighborhood to dump their loads in a stinking, two acre, heavy-duty industrial facility in front of public housing.

Amalia Eats Out: A Manhattan Toddler's Restaurant Guide

Joan Gage | Posted 08.30.2014 | Home
Joan Gage

After canvassing the neighborhood for child-friendly restaurants, Amalia has narrowed down her list of eating-out favorites to about ten. Here's her Toddler's Restaurant Guide to the Upper East Side.

NYC's New Rotisserie Georgette Is A Big Hit

John Mariani | Posted 06.29.2014 | New York
John Mariani

Two people will take plenty home; I got two lunches out of the leftovers.

Man's NYC Apartment Completely Cleared Out By Mistake

Posted 03.05.2014 | Home

Imagine coming home from a day at work to find all of your belongings gone. It happened to 27-year-old Nilay Shroff. "Right here, I had a dresser ...

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Home

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

An Environmental IQ Test for the Next Mayor of New York

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

There are garbage transfer stations in industrial areas in the outer boroughs. To get to them, unregulated private garbage trucks must pass through residential neighborhoods causing pollution. Fearing for their children's health, the residents want help. As mayor of this city, which of the following solutions would you support and why?

The Low-Down on Fashion Week

Zoe Malliaros | Posted 11.09.2013 | Home
Zoe Malliaros

Sure, NYFW has its token snobs and elitist Upper East Siders, but there are important businesspeople, editors-in-chief, bloggers, columnists, PR personnel and photographers.

Gratitude and Goodbye to 10A

Irene Tanner | Posted 09.22.2013 | Home
Irene Tanner

So I am leaving this place I called home for most of my life, for an as yet unknown destination. It is an adventure filled with uncertainty and apprehension. Anticipation spiced with a bit of fear.

NYS Prisons: Scrapheaps or Repair Shops?

Jim Luce | Posted 08.19.2013 | Home
Jim Luce

New York, N.Y. A staggering two million children have one or more parents incarcerated in the United States. New York State -- with the fifth highes...

Support for Second Avenue Continues...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

I have mixed feelings about writing this piece. While locals like to keep gems like this to ourselves, my readers know I am on a mission to promote small businesses in this area that may have taken a hit as a result of the 2nd Avenue subway construction.

WATCH: Grown Idiots Fight Each Other Over Parking Spot

Posted 06.14.2013 | New York

Here are two grown men fighting over a parking spot in the Upper East Side. The video, uploaded to YouTube Wednesday by Daniel Ovechkin, shows th...

Communist Comedy of Manners in Upper East Side Art Salon

Jim Luce | Posted 08.05.2013 | Home
Jim Luce

I have several token conservative friends and acquaintances just to prove to myself that I am indeed liberal. One of them is a former New York Post w...

City on a Hill: An Expat Reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombings

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.25.2013 | Home
Elizabeth Nicholas

Boston sends its graduates off steeped in a history of tenacious optimism particularly helpful in countering potentially dispiriting facts.

Is The Upper East Side Becoming Cool?

GalleristNY | Posted 02.13.2013 | Home

It's possible that the Upper East Side changed the night last September when the fire department broke up the disco party at 980 Madison. The building...

Wealthy Parents Fume Over Email Naming School Rejects

New York Post | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

Wealthy parents are fuming after the uber-exclusive Dalton School sent out an e-mail naming dozens of kids rejected by the school. Dalton — whose...

Evicted For Cancer?

| Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER EAST SIDE — An Upper East Side real estate broker and cancer survivor was harassed by her lan...

Video Game Aims To Teach Girls How To Be UES Socialites

| Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

By Victoria Bekiempis, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER EAST SIDE — Are pretty princesses a thing of the past? A new online game called "Upper ...

Hurricane Sandy and the Volunteer Impulse

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 01.08.2013 | Home
Vivien Hoexter

Of course, I was giving money. We were all giving money. But the impulse to help, to get our hands dirty -- to somehow ease the suffering with our own labor -- is strong.

Catherine New

Go Ahead, Raise My Taxes | Catherine New | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

NEW YORK –- Judging from the black limousines that delivered them and the luxury-brand hunting coats that protected them from the late autumn chill,...

Bloomberg Helps Poll Worker Find His Name On Roster

| Posted 11.06.2012 | New York

By Nicole Bode, Jill Colvin UPPER EAST SIDE — If he wasn't the mayor, he might have been turned away at the polls. A flustered poll worker wor...