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The Hungarian House on East 82nd Street (Photo by Anna Brooks via Our Town)

The Hungarian House – Then and Now

Culture, History, Manhattan February 7, 2018 at 3:39 pm

Our Town traces the history of the Hungarian House on the Upper East Side, from its early years as a refuge to more recent decades when it “started to lose its identity.”

Architectural rendering of the Moise Safra Community Center, slated to open in 2014 on the Upper East Side. (Photo from MSCC's Pinterest)

Jewish Life on Upper East Side Buoyed by Influx of Observant Jews

Demographics, Jewish, Manhattan December 5, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Jewish singles and young families are being drawn to the Upper East Side, with its wealth of synagogues and Jewish religious centers, reports The Jewish Week.

This striking photo from The Jackson Heights Herald shows the controversial pedestrian plaza on 37th Road. (Photo by The Jackson Heights Herald)

Voices in Focus: Controversy Over Two Buildings and a Plaza

Culture, History April 4, 2012 at 1:59 pm

Today in the ethnic and community press, we found reporting on an unwanted pedestrian plaza, two buildings cherished by immigrant communities, and a decadent treat on offer in Washington Heights.

Photo by Amy Zimmer

Even in the Face of Adversity, Bratwurst Prevails

Business, Food March 22, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Second Avenue Subway construction and chain stores mushrooming all around may have threatened the 75-year-old German deli Schaller & Weber. But the growing popularity of German-style beer halls, coupled with a new reverence for artisanal foods, has rejuvenated demand for the German meat products that the deli prepares.