The Sixth Borough: The Tradeoff of Fresh Eggs

Written by Becca Tucker on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

Sometimes I click on “Last-Minute Getaways” from Travelocity. I’m particularly vulnerable when I’m on deadline. That’s when I get in really deep, clicking further and further until I’m a mouse tap away from booking a room. The Trout Room, perhaps. The Trout Room is a suite at the Pitcher Inn, a hotel in Vermont where [&hellip
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OP-ED: The Dirty Truth

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit

The city’s own rules should prevent the building of the trash transfer station at East 91st Street By Suzanne Grosso Yorkville It is offensive that politicians and special interest groups falsely denounce me as an “environmental racist” because I oppose the construction of a waste transfer station at East 91st Street in Yorkville. But it [&hellip
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OP-ED: A Message By Any Means

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, Opinion Our Town

Our Town received the following handwritten letter: Bicycle delivery boys ignore traffic rules, ride on sidewalks, speed through red lights, wrong direction, etc. That’s only 95 percent of them! To a pedestrian, it’s frightening, more so after dark. For an older person, being run into is life threatening. Politicians, TV and radio and newspapers – [&hellip
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Kids and Furry Friends

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

How to ensure a good relationship between children and pets There’s an ongoing debate about the pros and cons of having a pet in a family with children. Obviously children don’t have the same level of reasoning and insight as adults, so it is normal for children (especially under 9 years of age) to have [&hellip
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Editorial: Stripping Kellner Punishes East Siders Too

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Last week, news broke that embattled Assemblyman Micah Kellner was found to have violated restrictions set for him following the revelations of alleged sexual harassment in his office earlier this year. The punishment for Kellner’s continuing to employee interns in his office, and also for the allegedly ongoing environment of sexual harassment, is that both [&hellip
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Re-selling Luxury Through Generations

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in News Our Town

The mother-daughter team behind Michael’s keeps the tradition of high-end fashion consignment alive on the U.E.S. By Mary Newman Upper East Side Sustainability is not usually a term associated with high end, luxury fashion, but one family-owned consignment shop has seen 60 years of success by promoting sustainable fashion, offering New Yorkers a place to [&hellip
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Another Effort to Save Second Avenue

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A new proposal to offer grants to some businesses on Second Avenue impacted by subway construction gets mixed reactions By Mary Kekatos Upper East Side Ever since Joe Zafiropoulos bought Atomic Wings on Second Avenue near East 94th Street six months ago, maintaining the restaurant has been an uphill struggle. He says that the construction [&hellip
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Family Pride

Written by Manny Valdez on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

For the second time ever, Pride Week is hosting a Family Night, and increasingly catering to young children By Catherine Ellsberg & Manny Valdez West Village Pride hits the streets of New York this week, and the regular schedule of rallying, marching, dancing, celebrating and parading will be updated to include the littlest LGBTQ allies. [&hellip
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