PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: BARRY KLODA

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the eighth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor series. Portrait of Barry Kloda Where were you born? [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: SOME RESTAURANTS HAVE DOUBLE IDENTITIES

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Editor's Note: Below, Stan Solomon takes a look at DBA's, the names that restaurants use that often differ from their legal names. And at the bottom, there's a … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: FRANCINE ALFANDARY

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the seventh installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

YOU ARE WHAT YOU RIDE; I RIDE A VESPA

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By Katie Barry Clinging to the obliques of an Italian man zig-zagging around the Tuscan countryside, I knew that one day it would be mine: a Vespa. My history with w … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: EILEEN MARZOLA

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the sixth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor series. By Michelle Hill Eileen Marzola, born in Cleveland. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: BARI KHAN

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the fifth installment of our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: RAY WILLINGHAM

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill will interview and paint/draw an Upper West Sider. This is the fourth in that serie … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: MARIAN RIVMAN

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill will interview and paint/draw an Upper West Sider. This is the third in that series. To see the full series, click here. Marian Rivman was born [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK REVIEW: ‘HOW TO BE A FRIEND TO A FRIEND WHO’S SICK’

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By Nancy Novick Letty Cottin Pogrebin advocates telling the truth, which is why I’d like to share my first impression of her new book “How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick”: What a good idea for a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN HOUSE ADVENTURES: DO THE STINKY SOCKS COME WITH THE APARTMENT?

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By Malcolm Carter It is always abundantly, sometimes pungently, clear who lives in some properties that are on the market. Is it the owner or a tenant?  You can tell all too easily. When I opened the closet door of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: CECELIA M. SHOEMAKER

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As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill will interview and paint/draw an Upper West Sider. This is the second in that se … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: PIETER KRAMER

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Editor's Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill will interview and paint/draw an Upper West Sider. This is the first in that se … Read the rest of this entry >>

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