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C. Gershon Co., a Manhattan property management company, is trying to evict Marianne Semiletov, a 73-year-old retired home health aide, from her rent-stabilized Upper East Side apartment by depicting her as a hoarder and a crazy cat lady, the New York Post reports. The landlord sent Semiletov an eviction notice on May 31 accusing her […]

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An 88-year-old Upper East Side man is suing Apple to try and keep the world’s largest company from opening their imminent Madison Avenue retail outpost, the New York Post reports. Herbert Feinberg’s lawsuit, filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, argues that the store is incompatible with the neighborhood’s “small and luxury retailers” and “well-known art galleries […]

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While firefighters were beating back the remaining flames of the seven-alarm fire that broke out Thursday afternoon in the East Village, smoke-eaters on the Upper East Side were dealing with their own three-alarm fire on 66th Street. Though eclipsed by coverage of the more impressive and dangerous flames farther south, ABC News reports the 1:30 […]

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The iconic Upper East Side dive bar Subway Inn was granted a restraining order just days before their planned eviction. The bar was opened just after prohibition ended. On their Facebook page, the bar thanked the people of New York for this temporary halt. “On behalf of entire Salinas family, we cannot express the immense […]

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When U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was arrested on federal criminal charges Monday, it was not questionable campaign finances that did him in, nor his televised threats against an NY1 reporter, but alleged tax evasion at Healthalicious, a small Upper East Side restaurant the congressman operated for a time before taking office. With such an inauspicious […]

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If you’ve got an extra $27 mil laying around, consider spending it on the mansion at 132 East 62nd Street. Aside from six bedrooms, an elevator, and a beautiful backyard, it’s also got a horde of art inside — and everything comes with the house. According to Curbed, the mammoth residence boasts works from mega-famous, mega-expensive […]

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The Upper East Side is home to some of New York’s most expensive real estate, and with the building of the Second Avenue Subway well underway, it’s no surprise there have been complaints. We’ve always thought it was unfounded whining, but the MTA subway expansion project has left the stretch from 66th to 74th Streets […]

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Meet February. She’s a snarling, furry, five-year-old feline whose main purpose in life is to hunt and kill mice at a bodega for its owner, Bharat Patel. And she’s also a real jerk to any dogs that have the unfortunate confrontation with her. So, if you visit K & B Inc. Candy Store on First Avenue, […]

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A Romanian game developer who has never been to New York released a hot new web game for 8 to 15-year-olds. Thanks to “Upper East Side Make-Over,” superficial acceptance-yearning girls everywhere can practice strutting outfits, applying exfoliating treatments and performing other ceremonies of banality for that “stylish and high maintenance upper east side look.” Oh, goodie! […]

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One of New York City’s richest neighborhoods is about to get trashy. A $240 Million Dollar garbage transfer center has just been approved for the Upper East Side’s Yorkville neighborhood, part of the City Council’s 2006 solid waste management plan that aims to equally distribute unsightly and fragrant garbage facilites throughout the city. One of […]

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