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    Nourishing talk

    And first, hear this, how inordinately grateful I am for you, dear readers, of this newspaper. You know that local news matters most to everyday life. And if politics are “talked” on these holiday or any gatherings, focus on those who “rule” everyday life — government, yes, but also those within media,...

  • Making memories

    Making memories

    graying new york

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    On a Saturday earlier this month, John and I went to the West 104th Street Block Association Street Fair between Riverside Drive...

    • Nov 2, 2017 06:12 pm
  • Beauty Street and Future Avenue

    EAST SIDE OBSERVER

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Never got to say goodbye — Mid-afternoon call from friend Elaine did not bode well. Had to be uber...

    • Nov 1, 2017 04:59 pm
  • Helping our invisible neighbors

    Helping our invisible neighbors

    With minimal effort, businesses can help alleviate hunger

    • Oct 26, 2017 11:27 am
  • A sickness

    BY BETTE DEWING

    We are hearing lots about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual sins, well this column is a lot, but not only about that. While Woody Allen may...

    • Oct 26, 2017 10:46 am
  • Pressing buttons

    Pressing buttons

    East Side Observer

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Cell-evator madness — Saturday mid-morning, crowded elevator UES condo, eight riders. Cellphones to ear. All in...

    • Oct 16, 2017 04:48 pm
  • Negative and positive current

    GRAYING NEW YORK

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    Sometimes I think that growing old must be the way athletes feel when they suddenly understand that they will never play again...

    • Oct 11, 2017 11:16 am
  • Cashing in

    EAST SIDE OBSERVER

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Checking on out — Decorum is dead in social discourse. I'd have to ditto that in other parts of civic...

    • Oct 2, 2017 02:45 pm

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