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The sunset view from the Trump World Tower at United Nations Plaza was magical and dizzying. High above Manhattan, we found ourselves eye-level with a glowing Empire State building. In the distance, the jeweled, twinkling arms of three bridges pointed the way to Brooklyn and Queens. But the lights also drew attention to a shadow… Read more »

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Where the children go, the schools follow. In a sure sign that Lower Manhattan is adding more families than ever (our residential population has doubled in the last 10 years), a new child care center and pre-school has opened off Washington Street across from Battery Park City. Just up the Hudson in North Battery Park… Read more »

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There are a few absolute life-changing moments for a woman: the birth of her children, her wedding day, and (most importantly) the moment she realizes she’s over her ex-boyfriend. Hallelujah! It’s that beautiful second when reality sinks in and you come to the realization that he was the one who was an absolute mess; that you are way… Read more »

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“In other parts of the country people try to stay together for the sake of the children. In New York they try to work things out for the sake of the apartment.” ⁓David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day It’s time to knock a few years off my life and find an apartment in New… Read more »

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“I used to ride in my father’s rumble seat,” Dad told me while we sat at the bar in Loftus Tavern. As Dad drank a short beer and I sipped a Coke, I wondered what’s a rumble seat? He said, “It was a seat that hinged out of the back of the car; it felt… Read more »