The Color Authority

The Color Authority

For at least ten years before the Covid period, the trend in paint colors for many apartments of the Upper West Side leaned toward variations in a palette of whites and grays. Over the last months, the mood has changed and customers are definitely painting or having...
Polishing Your Outlook

Polishing Your Outlook

Spa services, while not an absolute necessity, certainly make you feel better.  Take massage, for example, who doesn’t have at least one ache or pain that can’t be eased by a massage provided by a skilled practitioner?  Stress too, can be defused by a 30-minute back...
Ageless & Cool

Ageless & Cool

Swatch is iconic.  The brand has practically spelled durable and cool from its birth in Switzerland in the 1980s until today. Swatch watches with ever-evolving colors and bold styles, bands and faces fashioned out of fluorescent plastic green, pinks, violets and...
Styling Endures

Styling Endures

Upper West Sider Scott J. Buchanan, owner of Scott J. Aveda salon at 257 Columbus Avenue, has been in the beauty business for 40+ years.  Scott maintains an office above the salon, which occupies the ground floor.  He is an engaging man, very well-liked by employees...
58 West 72nd Street

58 West 72nd Street

58 West 72nd Street View of 58 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Dressmakers Stiffed and Dressmakers Kicked by Tom Miller Terence Farley was among the pioneer developers of the Upper West Side, the Record &...