Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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Riverdale is full of parks. Some are quite large, like the 114 acres of Riverdale Park, while others are relatively small, like the less than 2 acres that make up Brust Park, probably known primarily by those who live in its proximity. more
Despite the soggy outdoor conditions on Feb. 11, dozens of journalists and other guests showed up for the media preview of the New York Botanical Garden’s annual orchid show. more
We live in a time of code words. Only the ignorant these days will stoop to saying some version of “you (expletive) Jew.” But the intelligentsia has elevated just this form of communication into an art form. more
In that faraway time when Eospermatopteris and Archaeopteris were growing mere miles from Riverdale, there were many other critters living in the same neighborhood. more
There once was a bookstore on Riverdale Avenue that welcomed late novelist Toni Morrison. It was the same bookstore that sold Salman Rushdie’s “Satanic Verses” in the late ‘80s despite the dangers that involved (as evidenced by the firebombing of the offices this very paper). more
The past disappears rapidly, even when there is limitless visual and print media attesting to it. more
I have never seen a more graphic example of the damage the as-of-right clause which governs so much of our present construction looks like. It is only a few years ago that the building at 628 W. 238th St., was built. It is a medium-sized apartment building put up on a tiny and narrow street. more
Fossils can be found everywhere, and we have our share here in New York. more
The question of permanence and immortality has bedeviled humanity throughout the ages. more
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