I have read some Buddhist scriptures over the years, but I had never attended an actual Buddhist service before today, when I had the privilege of joining the Manhattan congregation of the Pure Land Buddhist denomination at their morning devotions. Show More Summary
wSuzanne Rozdeba 104 East Seventh Street A pair of East Village walk-ups were sold as part of a $73 million portfolio that also included nine other properties in the West Village, Upper East Side, and downtown Brooklyn. Paul Smadbeck, Senior Vice President of Sales at Massey Knakal, described the buyer, Stone Street Properties, as “a relatively young, [...]
If Macy's is going to be inflating dozens of balloons tonight on the Upper West Side, then tomorrow must be the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade! The parade starts at 9 a.m., and here's a map of the new route for this year: [ more › ]
Madonna is selling her giant Upper West Side NYC duplex for $23.5 million dollars. According to reports, the 6,000-square-foot home consists of six bedrooms and eight “sumptuous” bathrooms and sits on two floors. The residence has Juliet balconies, five wood-burning fireplaces, a humidifier system, a top-of-the-line sound system, a Chef’s eat-in kitchen with a...
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On Thursday, Macy's will hold its 86th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, and that means its 16 big character balloons, plus dozens of novelty balloons, will be inflated on the Upper West Side tomorrow, Wednesday, November 21st. As usual, the inflation occurs around the American Museum of Natural History. [ more › ]
The Wild Bird Fund Center on the Upper West Side takes in sick and injured feathered creatures, from the smallest to the biggest, and tries to nurse them back to health.
SELLER: MadonnaLOCATION: New York, NYPRICE: $23,500,000SIZE: 6,000 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 8 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Thanks to a tipster we'll call Bernardo Bigmouth Your Mama has just learned that her pop music madjesty Herself—that...Show More Summary
I saw the new movie version of Anna Karenina in a packed theater on the Upper West Side on Sunday afternoon. It’s a sumptuous production, with gorgeous color schemes and painstaking attention to clothing, hairstyling, and such — all undercut by the decision to present much of the action in front of stage backdrops as opposed to realistic sets. Show More Summary
A new gameplay video for Crysis 3 hit the Internet today. In the video, producer Mike Reed walks the viewer through part of the game's single-player campaign.
Healthy Paris-based tea purveyor will open its first shop in the United States tomorrow on the Upper West Side.
Post by Sasha Brown-WorshamThe Krim family murders of 6-year-old Lucia and 2-year-old Leo may finally get some resolution. Three weeks after those poor babies were found stabbed in the bathtub of their Upper West Side Manhattan apartment, their nanny Yoselyn Ortega has finally been indicted for the crime. Show More Summary
The nanny, Yoselyn Ortega, accused of killing a 2-year-old and a 6-year-old, remains hospitalized after slashing her own throat, but is expected to be arraigned via video link.
Hedge-funder Marc Leder, the Mitt Romney fund-raiser who hosted the infamous $50,000-a-plate soiree that was secretly videotaped in Florida, "has fathered a love child with an Upper West Side woman," according to "Page Six." The party animal's Hamptons bashes have been described as the Playboy Mansion–meets–East End — "I like ... More »
Symphony Space, the Upper West Side cultural institution, announced on Friday that its co-founder and founding artistic director Isaiah Sheffer passed away, "Whether you knew Isaiah intimately, or simply as that warm resonating voice from the radio on Selected Shorts, everyone can agree that we lost a special soul who will be dearly missed by all." [ more › ]
The owners of the former Victor's Cafe on the Upper West Side have decided to keep a high relief mural that was commissioned in the early '70s instead of tearing it down for a renovation project.
Last weekend, Yoselyn Ortega was formally charged with first- and second-degree murder for allegedly killing 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim, the children she cared for on the Upper West Side. Ortega is accused of fatally...Show More Summary
Last weekend, Yoselyn Ortega was formally charged with first- and second-degree murder for allegedly killing Lucia Krim, 6, and Leo Krim, 2, the children she cared for on the Upper West Side. While a motive has not been given, it's been suggested that she was upset with her employers, Marina and Kevin Krim, over pay. Show More Summary
In September, a 16-year-old New York City youth named Cesar Lucas was arrested after he delivered a pizza for his father’s pizzeria. Cear took his order to a building on the Upper West Side, wandered around until he found an open apartment, and raped a sleeping woman as her child lay a child at her [...]
This couple wanted to create a space in their Upper West Side apartment dedicated to displaying and enjoying wines. While they didn't have a lot of kitchen space, they did have this under-the-stairs closet, ripe for transformation. More Read More...