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Upper East Side Exposé Maybe Not So Factual

'Primates of Park Avenue' will get a clarifying note

(Newser) - In its description of a highly publicized exposé on Upper East Side housewives, publishing giant Simon & Schuster notes that author Wednesday Martin compares "mothers’ snobbiness at school drop-off ... to olive baboons." Now, less than a week after the publication of Primates of Park Avenue , the New York ... More »

Cabbage Patch CEO Snags Madoff Pad

Take a look at what $9M will get you in New York City

(Newser) - The guy who brought you Cabbage Patch Kids and Pokemon has snapped up the penthouse apartment of erstwhile Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, reports the New York Post . Al Kahn is the CEO of 4Kids Entertainment, and will be calling the 4000-square-foot lux digs in Manhattan's Upper East Side home sweet... More »

NY Cops Seek Hooker in Holocaust Survivor Killing

90-year-old found bound, beaten in home

(Newser) - New York police suspect a prostitute and her male cohort of strangling a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor at his Upper East Side apartment this week, the New York Post reports. The pair allegedly stole a car and credit cards from Felix Brinkmann, who periodically brought prostitutes home and, during the Holocaust,... More »

Manhattan Jittery After Starbucks Bombing

(Newser) - Police and FBI agents hunted for clues after a homemade bomb blew out windows in a Manhattan Starbucks and jolted awake residents on the Upper East Side before dawn yesterday, reports the New York Times. No one was injured in the blast caused by a makeshift bomb tucked under a... More »

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