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On the UWS: Creator of the USPS Suffragette Stamp

On the UWS: Creator of the USPS Suffragette Stamp

by Claudie Benjamin Upper West Side illustrator Nancy Stahl has designed about 30 US Postage Stamps. Her depiction of a Snowy Egret, a first class stamp that sold 8 billion, was among the all-time best selling issues of the USPS. Just out is her stamp celebrating the...

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Objects Desired, Bought & Sold

Objects Desired, Bought & Sold

An UWS Highlight by Claudie Benjamin John Koch, a long-time specialist in buying and selling the contents of estates, has a deep love and affinity for the Upper West Side.  He admits, “I literally have to be dragged away to cross the park.”  He has maintained a shop...

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Thank you and All Good Wishes, Milton Glaser

Thank you and All Good Wishes, Milton Glaser

It is always hard to lose an icon, a ground source of creativity and inspiration. Such was the feeling this week when the City lost Milton Glaser: artist, illustrator, founder of New York Magazine and famed graphic designer behind the "I ♥ NY" logo.  Glaser was...

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