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Psst! Look Who's Sitting At That Table!

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.27.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

We're at a crowded restaurant on the Upper West Side waiting to be seated when I spot a familiar-looking man at a table near the front. It hits me w...

Primary School Teaching Parents? How ParentJobNet impacts low-income families through adult learning and entrepreneurship

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Steve Mariotti

Pat Craddick founded ParentJobNet "PJN" 9 years ago after leaving a career in finance to raise her daughter, Christina. While volunteering at P.S. 87 Elementary School on the Upper West Side, she found frustrated, under- or unemployed parents, disconnected from the workforce.

7 Places to Eat, Drink, and Avoid the Cold During New York Fashion Week

Christina Loccke | Posted 04.08.2014 | New York
Christina Loccke

There are plenty of options to unearth in the immediate surrounding area. While others flock to the standards, here are some suggestions off the Time Warner Center's beaten path. These are smart, overlooked, and highly fashionable dining alternatives.

11 Things We Learned About Tina Fey

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.30.2014 | Comedy

Could there be a more New York experience than Jerry Seinfeld taking you to eat your very first Cronut? Tina Fey, the latest guest on "Comedians in Ca...

New York City Digs Out

Sherry Ott | Posted 03.05.2014 | New York
Sherry Ott

I got up early as the sun came up to photograph the Upper West Side as it woke up from the much-hyped Hercules. But it appears New Yorkers weren't phased by the ominous storm. They were enjoying Central Park, commuting as usual -- and some even strapped on skis!

NYC's Upper West Side Getting More Savory All The Time

John Mariani | Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Food hipsters who insist that Brooklyn is the new mecca for hot new restaurants ignorantly neglect what's happening on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

Toddler Among Five Wounded In Violent Bike Path Stabbing

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — An apparently homeless, emotionally disturbed man went on a rampage with scissors along a busy bike path on Tuesday...

The Sound of Young Composers

Jack Meyer | Posted 10.05.2013 | New York
Jack Meyer

I found myself moved by the unique power of each composition, the superb skill of the performers, and, above all else, the freshness and talent of each emerging composer.

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Books

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been a couple of years since I've written about the independent bookseller scene - and thank the literary gods, it's as strong as ever! Between t...

FDNY Missed 911 Call After 4-Year-Old Struck By SUV

| Posted 06.07.2013 | New York

By Nikhita Venugopal MANHATTAN — A 911 call urging paramedics to the scene of an Upper West Side crash that killed a 4-year-old girl was missed ...

4-Year-Old Girl Killed By Unlicensed Driver Fleeing Cops

| Posted 08.05.2013 | New York

By Trevor Kapp, Murray Weiss and James Fanelli MANHATTAN -- A beautiful 4-year-old girl was killed Tuesday morning while walking with her grandmot...

Nanny Accused Of Killing Kids Appears In Court

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York nanny charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two small children under her care has appeared in court for the first time....

City Plans To Tear Down 2 Schools For High-Rises

| Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

By Emily Frost, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER WEST SIDE — The city wants to knock down two Upper West Side elementary schools to clear the way ...

PHOTOS: Manhattan's HIdden Village

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 01.22.2013 | New York

Bram Lewis stands with his hands sunken deep into his pockets, just outside the wrought iron gates of this unusually sequestered patch of the Upper We...

The Best Baguettes Around

Liza de Guia | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

There's nothing like 'em. To me, they have the perfect texture, perfect flavor and crunch.

Accused Nanny Killer's Stress Spiked After Son Moved To NYC

| Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor UPPER WEST SIDE — Cops believe the financial pressures that could have driven an $18...

Nanny Charged In The Murder Of Two Kids

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The nanny who police say stabbed to death two children in her care before trying to kill herself was charged Saturday with murder. Yosely...

Joy Resmovits

Homeless New Yorkers Face Sandy Without Shelter: 'I Can Survive Just Like This'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- As Hurricane Sandy hurtled toward New York City on Monday, Eduardo Acevedo, 57, sat in an empty lot just steps from the Hudson River. Stra...

Trying to 'Have It All' With a Nanny

Erika Soto Lamb | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
Erika Soto Lamb

It's enough to be a working mother -- constantly inundated by the discussion of whether or not we can "have it all" -- and then to hear this awful tale that plants a seed of fear about how maybe you can't even trust the one person who, for those of us trying to do it, helps us keep it together.

Police: Nanny Attempted Suicide In Front Of Dead Children's Mom

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | New York

* Mother saw bodies in bathtub as nanny stabbed herself * Nanny in critical condition in hospital By Chris Francescani ...

Anna Sanders

PHOTOS: Mother Of Slain Children Kept Loving Family Blog

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Sanders | Posted 10.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Just hours before finding her 2-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter stabbed to death next to their unconscious nanny on Thursday night, M...

It Happened Across the Street

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

She lives right across the street. I haven't been outside yet, but apparently there are still news vans and policemen out there. Last night, there were sirens and lights and helicopters.

Explaining the Unthinkable to My Daughters

Rebecca Levey | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

Before my daughters headed off to school this morning, I had to sit them down and tell them about an unimaginable tragedy that had happened in our neighborhood. Two children were allegedly stabbed to death by their nanny, and one of those children was a student at their school

Pizza Delivery Boy Who Allegedly Raped Woman In Home Says He Was 'Horny'

Posted 10.01.2012 | New York

A 16-year-old pizza delivery boy was arrested on Saturday for raping a woman in her Upper West Side home with her 7-year-old daughter sleeping next to...

The Faithful Shopper: Gluten-Free Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!