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Son Attacks Father, Doorman

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A 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault for hitting his father and the building’s doorman. Police said that April 24 at 9 a.m., an intoxicated Hamed Siljkovic was arguing with his 61-year-old father in his West End Avenue apartment, on the corner of West 84th Street. Siljkovic then allegedly punched his father and [&hellip
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Lofts Ain’t What They Used to Be

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Time was a Manhattan jazz loft, a downbeat, drafty, dingy, semi-dangerous place, was where you might hear anything, meet anyone and afterward end up anywhere. That’s why you dropped by. Today the Manhattan jazz loft is different: renovated, formalized, upscale. But drift back to the Jazz Loft, a bohemian hangout in the flower district from [&hellip
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Lofts Ain’t What They Used to Be

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Time was a Manhattan jazz loft, a downbeat, drafty, dingy, semi-dangerous place, was where you might hear anything, meet anyone and afterward end up anywhere. That’s why you dropped by. Today the Manhattan jazz loft is different: renovated, formalized, upscale. But drift back to the Jazz Loft, a bohemian hangout in the flower district from [&hellip
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Manhattan Moolah

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Money may not grow on trees, but in Manhattan I keep finding it at my feet. A native Californian, I now live and work on the Upper West Side as a full-time nanny. My workday is spent pushing a bright pink stroller, passing strangers I will probably never meet. Still, I didn’t give a second [&hellip
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Greenmarket Pairings

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, The Penniless Epicure

Warming weather means several things in my household. The chaotic and simultaneous packing/unpacking of the new season’s clothes; the fantasizing (and realistic planning) of our summer vacation; and the farmer’s market around the corner opening up again. Unlike the Union Square market, our meager outpost is only open from mid-spring to early fall. But the [&hellip
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Pick Up That Phone

Written by admin on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Here’s to more true public service messages, like this pre-cell-phone-explosion public phone booth Mother’s Day ad. Cell phones make it less physically “troubling” to pick up the phone, and most will be picked up on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, to call you-know-who. But is there the follow-up to make the everyday difference that counts? [&hellip
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