Love on the Upper West Side

Love on the Upper West Side

By Claudie Benjamin Is any romance more poignant than the love and fate shared by Isidor and Ida Straus? Think of Ida’s last minute decision to give up her Titanic lifeboat seat to a younger person. The consequence? She perished with her husband as the...
Rags to Real Estate

Rags to Real Estate

By Claudie Benjamin Is your heart set on an Upper West Side prewar classic like 235 West 76th Street with the convenience of being steps from Broadway? Are you drawn to a location that offers easy access to both Central and Riverside Parks? If yes, then...
New York in English

New York in English

By Claudie Benjamin Its most appropriate that the New York Language Center’s UWS is located in a historic former Horn & Hardart Automat at 2710 Broadway, 2nd Fl.  This is because using the UWS neighborhood and the five boroughs as teaching points is...
Somewhere in the Mediterranean

Somewhere in the Mediterranean

By Claudie Benjamin A painting that captures the mood and cultural pride of a certain time and place? Certainly, that describes the huge, riveting work called Voice of Peace by Adi Oren highlighted at the Dagon Restaurant at 2454 Broadway. Painted in the...