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  • The New York commandments
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    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 population or the geographical highlights or, I don’t know, its most tasty street food or mass-produced export.

    That being said, what makes up New York City’s...

  • 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
  • New York: A dramedy

    New York: A dramedy

    LEX AND THE CITY

    BY ALEXA DI BENEDETTO

    I sometimes feel as though a typical day in New York is, on an emotional level, equivalent to being tossed into the...

    • Jul 18, 2017 03:33 pm
  • Family dynamics

    GRAYING NEW YORK

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    In my women’s group, we talk a lot about our children, grandchildren and even great grandchildren. The connection...

    • Jul 18, 2017 03:32 pm
  • In the meantime

    No meetings in July and August for the East 79th Street Neighborhood Association so maybe a column on how meetings can really be swell — and what we can do in the...

    • Jul 11, 2017 11:16 am
  • Sidewalk shenanigans

    Sidewalk shenanigans

    east side observer

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Bike clamor — With all the street traffic on city sidewalks, space is limited, so a tall pole to lean on at the bus stop...

    • Jul 10, 2017 04:09 pm
  • The doctor is not in

    The doctor is not in

    GRAYING NEW YORK

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    The women in my group were talking about the difficulty of finding doctors who accept traditional Medicare. One...

    • Jul 3, 2017 11:35 am
  • The juror is in

    The juror is in

    east side observer

    BY ARLENE KAYATT

    Pride, pomp, circumstance — Summer is sure off to a great start. Gov. Cuomo this month appointed Judge Paul...

    • Jun 29, 2017 10:00 am
  • The phone cleanse

    The phone cleanse

    Lex and the City

    BY ALEXA DIBENEDETTO

    Exiting the subway at 14th Street isn’t part of my typical morning commute — Union Square...

    • Jun 21, 2017 02:01 pm

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