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Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams–Well, Not Quite

by 01/18/2003
Neighborhood: Tudor City

If you live toward the southern tip of Manhattan, and you can’t sleep, look to the northeast and try to locate the big Tudor building on East 42d Street. You might see a light on about half way up, and there’s a decent chance that it’s shining in my wonderful, cozy apartment. I’m not an […]

The Doormen Watching Over Me

by 11/07/2002
Neighborhood: Tudor City

Most of the time, I find that living in a doorman building is like having all the perks of living with my parents, but without any of the frustration. The doormen in my building are wonderful — in the morning, the daytime doorman tells me that I look nice and then orders me to have […]