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    EAST SIDE ENCOUNTERS

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Restaurant redux, redux, redux — Il Carino, a charming Italian restaurant on Second Ave between 87th and 88th Streets has been around, I’d guess, for at least 30 years. In the same location. But they disappear for months, sometimes years at a time leaving the location empty.

  • Falling in and out of love with New York

    Falling in and out of love with New York

    lex and the city

    BY ALEXA DI BENEDETTO

    In the time that I’ve spent writing this column, I’ve described New York as a place unlike any...

    • Aug 30, 2017 01:43 pm
  • Keeping things running

    GRAYING NEW YORK

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    For over five months, I’ve been seeing striking workers from Spectrum (picketing in front of the Spectrum store on...

    • Aug 30, 2017 11:05 am
  • Additions and subtractions

    Additions and subtractions

    East side observer

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Little shops on the corner — Add to the commercial mix of mid-Manhattan the Lex Shopping Court at the northwest...

    • Aug 25, 2017 10:40 am
  • The New York commandments

    The New York commandments

    lex and the city

    BY ALEXA DIBENEDETTO

    One might say that every city has its own collective personality, made unique by the shared attributes of its...

    • Aug 16, 2017 11:19 am
  • Happiness, on sale

    graying new york

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    It seems that landlords have found a way to get back at rent-controlled tenants, who have been getting low or no...

    • Aug 15, 2017 03:54 pm
  • New York City — then, now, forever

    New York City — then, now, forever

    Manhattan’s challenges, and allures, are pertinent and permanent

    • Aug 9, 2017 05:40 pm
  • Lipstick fixes

    Lipstick fixes

    east side observer

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    MAC’s got LIPstick... Could be confusing — there’s a City Cinemas near the corner of 86th...

    • Aug 8, 2017 04:34 pm
  • You’ll be a lot safer if ...

    That rather bland headline is to get you to read how we need pay more attention to traffic tragedies in order to prevent them. It’s really all about safe travel.

    • Aug 8, 2017 04:34 pm
  • Building for the future

    Building for the future

    east side observer

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Seating for locals — Thanks to the MTA for the new seating closer to the local bus stop on Second Ave between 86th...

    • Jul 26, 2017 01:12 pm
  • The city that needs its sleep

    The city that needs its sleep

    Could there be a more fit-to-print story in the paper of record last week than that on city noise? The din, the racket, the clamor and clatter so affects our everyday...

    • Jul 25, 2017 11:22 am

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