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U.S. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney on Abhorrent Anti-Gay Legislation in Uganda

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

On Thought Leaders and Global Citizens. U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, representing Manhattan's Upper East Side, Roosevelt Island, and Wester...

Police Surveillance of Parents Protesting Bloomberg's Privatization of Public Schools

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Leonie Haimson

On Thursday, hundreds protested across the street from where Mayor Bloomberg lives against his proposals to force mass closings of public schools. Members of the NYPD were taking pictures.

Upper East Side's Air Pollution Levels Some Of City's Highest: Survey | Adam Lisberg and Kathleen Lucadamo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The upper East Side, a posh neighborhood known for luxury buildings and even Mayor Bloomberg's home, has a disturbing level of dangerous pollutants in...

Under Stimulated: Building Trains and Other Stuff We Need Rather Than What Wall Street Dictates

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm making real investment in fast trains that run where people live and want to go my wish for the New Year.

A Museum, A Community, A Festival

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

How interesting to embark on a project developing the menu for a museum whose surrounding neighborhood -- El Barrio -- has been described as a food desert.

Mystery Illness Shuts Down Upper East Side School | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A school on Manhattan's Upper East Side has been shut down after more than two dozen students came down with a mystery illness this morning....

Shake Shack To Hit Kuwait, Theater District, Upper East Side | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Next year Shake Shack will open locations in Kuwait, the Upper East Side, and Midtown Manhattan....

El Museo del Barrio: Fifth Avenue on Fire

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Forty years ago, El Museo del Barrio was a dream contained in a single classroom so far north that “sophisticated” Manhattanites would not visit t...

What's Worth It: The Mark Hotel, NYC

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Suzanne Aaronson

The Mark Hotel is a landmark, and happens to be in my favorite neighborhood (the Upper East Side) so I was thrilled when it re-opened, unveiling a new design by Frenchman Jacques Grange.

Asia Society's Prez on Global Citizens Like Obama

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Asia Society president Vishakha Desai says, "Ours is a complex institution, and those experiencing it can describe it in the same way the blind men touch and describe an elephant."

Have the Jews Left the Synagogue?

Rabbi Leah and Rabbi Perry Berkowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rabbi Leah and Rabbi Perry Berkowitz

You can't practice Judaism with your grandfather's heart but must approach these days with a new, fresh, different and vibrant style that speaks to someone who lives and struggles in the 21st Century.

New Apartments Are Too Little, Cost Too Much For Residents Losing Homes To Second Avenue Subway Work

New York Times | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Finding an apartment in Manhattan can be tough. Just ask the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Next year, dozens of New Yorkers in some of the c...

Bandit Bankers and Mrs. Madoff's Money

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Given what we now know, thanks to the efforts of Andrew Cuomo, one might well ask: are all scams created equally, or are some scams more equal than others?

Starbucks Bombing: Teen Inspired By Brad Pitt's Fight Club Character Charged In Case

New York Daily News | Alison Gendar and Dave Goldiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- A 17-year-old mimicking Brad Pitt's "Fight Club" character, who plans attacks on corporate America, was arrested for masterminding a ...

NYPD Cops Hit By Own Gunfire Aimed At Pit Bull

New York Daily News | Bob Kappstatter, Simone Weichselbaum, Alison Gendar and Leo Standora | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Three cops were hit with ricocheting bullets Wednesday night while blasting away at a pit bull attacking them in a narrow passageway of an upper East ...

NYPD Sargeant Charged With Drunk Driving, Department Silent

New York Daily News | Simone Weichselbaum, Kenny Porpora and Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An NYPD Sergeant has been quietly charged with driving drunk and mowing down an upper East Side man who had just picked up his morning coffee, the Dai...

45 Minutes (and 400 Miles) Till French Toast

Eric Kuhn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric Kuhn

In what other city in the world would people starve themselves to have the perfect pancake or bagel?

An Apiarian Incident

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

Strolling down Lexington Avenue in the 80s last night, I encountered what appeared to be a crime scene.

Gossip Hurl: Real NYC Prepsters Trash New Bravo Reality Show

WSJ | Lucy Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Good morning, Upper East Siders: Bravo is turning its arriviste lens on the world of New York City private schools, and you may not be very happy abo...

Wealthy New Yorkers Continue Spending Lavishly On Design

New York Times | CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the blocks around Bloomingdale's on the East Side of Manhattan, where ladies who lunch often head afterward to the showrooms of furniture and fauce...

Bardwil, Linen CEO Beat His Maid: Cops

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CEO of the nation's largest linen company went berserk and brutally beat his housemaid in his posh Upper East Side apartment -- leaving her with s...

Harvey Milk Lives -- in Albany

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.

Falling Cranes and New York's Growing Pains

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Events like this morning's disaster will happen again and again because in Bloomberg's New York a crane hangs dangerously over the world below every few blocks.

Ex-Penthouse Publisher's NYC Pad Sells For $49 Million

New York Post | Braden Keil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Upper East Side mansion seized from former Penthouse magazine publisher Bob Guccione has been sold by his creditors for a very sexy price. Accord...

Manhattan Town House On Sale For $64M, A Record If Met

AP Via CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

t may not be a palace, but a Manhattan town house on the Upper East Side is going for royal prices. The 15-bedroom Henry T. Sloane Mansion on East 68...