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WATCH: Four-Alarm Fire Engulfs Upper East Side Synagogue

Posted 09.10.2011 | New York

A four-alarm fire tore through an historic Upper East Side synagogue late Monday night. Firefighters battled the blaze which engulfed the 139-year...

The Faithful Shopper: The Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the Independence Day weekend just ahead, I'm headed for the beach! The Hamptons beckon, with a slew of new seasonal stores in the main shopping districts.

No Garbage Dumps in Residential Neighborhoods

Loraine Boyle | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Loraine Boyle

No one, rich, middle class, or poor, wants to see a garbage-dumping site in any residential neighborhood. Such a facility belongs in an industrial area.

NYC Wins Award for the Most Marijuana Arrests in the World

Jesse Levine | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Jesse Levine

Community leaders, drug policy reform advocates and two members of the City Council gave a satirical award to Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday for making New York City the "Marijuana Arrest Capitol Of The World."

Sandro Fioriti's Three Pastas

Josh Ozersky | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Woody Remembers Elaine's: The Food Was 'Terrible' But 'You Met Everybody' | By Lindsay Goldwert | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Woody Allen didn't just set key scenes in his films at Elaine's -- he once ate his dinner there every night for 10 years. But it wasn't the gourmet...

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

PHOTOS: New York Gallery Week 2011 Is Upon Us!

Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts

Make sure to wear your most comfortable shoes because this year’s New York Gallery Week is a three-day event comprised of 60 galleries and not-for-p...

Warhol's Townhouse For Sale

New York Magazine | S.Jhoanna Robledo | Posted 06.27.2011 | Arts

Andy Warhol's East 66th Street townhouse, where he lived for the final years of his life, was practically an Upper East Side landmark during his lifet...

How The Housing Crisis Could Hurt Renters

Posted 06.06.2011 | Business

By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK - The vacancy rate for U.S. apartments posted a steep decline in the first quarter and rents crept higher as the job marke...

The FaithFul Shopper: Spring for April Showers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Lovely soaps and lotions aren't just for getting clean and softening your skin -- this affordable luxury can provide a brief spa-like experience every day.

Most Honest Craigslist Ad Ever

Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy

Once again, The Daily What has uncovered something wonderful from the oddball hope chest that is Craigslist. As New Yorkers, we particularly enjoyed ...

Central Park: A Performance in Four Seasons (Spring)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Winter graciously bows and floats away from the northern hemisphere leaving the stage to Spring. This has not been an easy transition.

What's Worth It: New York's The Mark Hotel

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

Top marks for this recently reopened New York landmark: a gem, even in a city with no shortage of swish hotels. Polished staff evoke just the right feeling as soon as you walk through the door.

PHOTOS: $42M Penthouse With Stunning Views

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Properties like the penthouse triplex on 80th and 5th are what make New York City real estate legendary. The $42 million dollar co-op has five bedroo...

Why I Love The Broad Even if I Don't Understand It

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

As well as he writes when he is focused on architecture, Nicolai Ouroussoff's review of Broad the museum and Broad the patron isn't worth the paper and pixels it is written on.

The FaithFul Shopper: Faith's Top 10 for 2010

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that Hanukkah is over and Christmas is literally around the corner, it's time to look back at this year in shopping.

Elaine Kaufman Memories: Elaine's Owner Made It Special | PETER KHOURY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With Elaine's passing on Friday, memories of the many entertaining nights spent in her place and of her one-liners are coming to mind as quickly as th...

Consigning the Upper East Side

Ambria Miscia | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ambria Miscia

Hardly ever does a man walk into a female consignment shop, so it's pretty safe to say that everything from heiresses faking pregnancies to high‐profile infidelities can be overheard in the store.

Madoff Victim Sells Penthouse At $4 M. Discount to Dutch Artists

The New York Observer | Laura Kusisto | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Dorris Carr Bonfigli is the perfect Manhattan socialite: beautiful, charming and terribly unlucky. One of Bernie Madoff's victims, Ms. Bonfigli listed...

PHOTOS: Project Runway's Nina Garcia Selling UES Apartment

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Project Runway judge and Fashion Director at Marie Claire, Nina Garcia, is selling her Upper East Side apartment for $8.5 million dollars. It was ori...

PHOTOS: Renee Zellweger Says Goodbye To The UES

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Everyone from The New York Times to the tabloids have been reporting that actress Renee Zellweger is selling her Upper East Side apartments perhaps in...

PHOTOS: $23 Million Dollar UES Duplex

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Recently, a 12 room duplex came on the market in the 998 Fifth Avenue Building, designed by McKim, Mead & White. The legendary firm well known for bu...

UES Shrink Murdered With Meat Cleaver; Killer To Plead Insanity | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mentally ill man who fatally stabbed a psychiatrist and attacked another with a meat cleaver in an Upper East Side office in 2008 is expected to u...

Fairway Coming To Upper East Side | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's official. Fairway market is setting up shop on the Upper East Side. "I think something needs to be up here, there isn't anything on a large leve...