Tag Archives: Upper East Side

The Lost Decades of The Second Avenue Subway

The construction of the Second Avenue Subway line has made news since it broke ground three years ago because of its delays and harsh effects on local businesses and residents. But the Second Avenue Subway has been making headlines for … Continue reading

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New Yorkers: The Notorious Non-Voters

Frustration with Albany politics and a growing polarization of parties drove more New Yorkers than usual to the polls on Tuesday. As Republicans and Democrats battled for Congressional control, voters at P.S. 6 on the Upper East Side said they … Continue reading

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Remembering Old Yorkville

Historian Kathy Jolowicz is doing everything she can to keep the memory of Old Yorkville alive. While major retail stores and luxury high rises characterize much of this pocket of the Upper East Side today, Jolowicz remembers Yorkville between the … Continue reading

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After Years of Neglect, Fixing the East River Esplanade

On the Upper East Side, a narrow strip of parkland flanked between the East River and the FDR Drive offers prime views of Queens bridges, water and sunset. Sinkholes and cave-ins along the path, however, (like this one this past … Continue reading

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