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Blackboard Awards: Dr. Warren Wollman, Physics Doctorate Demystifies Mathematics at Rodeph Sholom

Written by Paulette Safdieh on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By Paulette Safdieh There’s a big difference between helping students to grasp a new concept and just showing them the right answer, and Dr. Warren Wollman makes sure his math students know that. As he wraps up his fifth year at Rodeph Sholom School on the Upper West Side, he accepts a Blackboard Award for [&hellip
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2012 OTTY Awards: Neighborhood Girl Who Runs the Met

Written by Paulette Safdieh on . Posted in News Our Town, OTTY Awards, Our Town, Special Sections

By Paulette Safdieh Visitors come to the Upper East Side from all over the world for a bite to eat at Serendipity 3 or a carriage ride through Central Park, but most of all to spend some time visiting Museum Mile. Our famed museums along 5th Avenue keep our neighborhood bustling with culture and give [&hellip
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Getting the Mind to Listen to Resolutions

Written by Paulette Safdieh on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan

Yoga & meditation can help make your New Year’s pledges stick Staying healthy requires more than an impulsive New Year’s resolution and a spanking new gym membership. To nix bad habits for good and maintain positive changes to your body in 2012, fitness experts argue that the first and biggest change starts with the mind. [&hellip
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SoHo Coffee Shop Café

Written by Paulette Safdieh on . Posted in Eat & Drink

Café on the Fashion Grind The cobblestoned streets of SoHo, the fashion hub of Downtown Manhattan, bustled last week with locals and visitors weaving in and out of clothing boutiques. The steady rain kept people rushing indoors, but not everyone chose to shake their umbrellas off on the steps of high-end designer shops like Alexander [&hellip
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