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Man's NYC Apartment Completely Cleared Out By Mistake

Posted 03.05.2014 | Weird News

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 | Travel

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...

De Blasio: 'More Could Have Been Done' In UES Snowstorm Cleanup

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 01.24.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Northeasterners scraped and shoveled Wednesday after a snowstorm grounded flights, shuttered schools and buried roads with a surpris...

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 | Style
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Impact
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 | Arts
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 | Politics
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 | Arts

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 | Impact
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

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

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...

Upper East Side Has The Priciest Zipcode In The Country

DNAinfo.com | Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN -- The Upper East Side's 10065 ZIP code -- where the median home asking price is $6.5 million -- topped Forbes' list of priciest ZIP codes, ...

Houses In These Zip Codes Are Not Cheap

Reuters/Forbes | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - An exclusive area of New York's Upper East Side, where the median price for a home is $6.5 million and the most expensi...

For a Good Time at the Movies, Hire a Babysitter

Kimberly Couzens | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Kimberly Couzens

Even though I like children, there are a lot of places I would rather not see them. These places include bars, walking at a glacial pace on a crowded Upper East Side sidewalk, in double strollers when I am trying to get on or off the 6 train, and at graphic, R-rated movies about phone sex.

Taking on Our Fair Share of the City's Waste Burden

Melissa Mark-Viverito | Posted 09.18.2012 | New York
Melissa Mark-Viverito

Our trash does not magically disappear overnight -- it has to go somewhere. Residents for Sane Trash Solutions should join the rest of us in taking on their fair share of the city's waste burden.

NYC Could Be Forced To Pay Bullied Girl's Private-School Tuition

Posted 07.16.2012 | Education

A 12-year-old girl who was bullied out of her Manhattan public school could end up having her private school tuition paid for by the city of New York,...

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends in 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that summer is unofficially here, keep track of all of these stores to experience the newest and greatest in New York City retail.