On the UWS: A Sugar Bowl Evokes a Long-gone Era

On the UWS: A Sugar Bowl Evokes a Long-gone Era

by Claudie Benjamin An elaborate 1892 Gorham double–lidded nickel-silver sugar bowl that was recently sold online may be among the only tangible relics that remain of the Hotel Regent-Sherman Square Hotel, once located between 70th and 71st Streets and Broadway. This...
Gardening Nurtures Serenity in Verdi Square

Gardening Nurtures Serenity in Verdi Square

UWS Highlight by Claudie Benjamin Volunteer gardener Chizu Ito in Verdi Square These days, a place to pause, distance and simply enjoy serenity in NYC is a prize. Verdi Square, between 72nd and 73rd Streets and Broadway is not an obvious location for peace and quiet,...