Tag Archives: Central Park

The Nanny Tragedy

Woke up this morning to news of The Nanny Tragedy. Last night, around 5.30, a mother came home to her apartment building with her three-year-old daughter to find her two other children aged two and six dead in the bath from stab wounds, the children’s 50 year-old nanny unconscious beside them with her throat cut. […]

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Dog-Walking In Central Park

Central Park has the most draconian set of by-laws in the world. There are huge swathes of fenced-off precious green space accessible only to park workers, there are fields given over solely to certain types of sporting activity and there are a great many ‘Passive Lawns’ where everything except sitting down and keeping quiet is […]

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Apartment Hunting

Mon 3 June, 2012: We arrive via a wedding in LA jet-lagged and goggle-eyed. We’re staying at On The Ave, a decent, slightly scuffed but comfortable and reasonably priced hotel on 77th. We’ve got our son into a good school on the Upper West Side and the dogs need access to a park – either […]

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