Tag: Upper East Side (Manhattan, NY)

Jeffrey Epstein Taught at Dalton. His Behavior Was Noticed.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] In the mid-1970s, students at one of New York’s most esteemed prep schools were surprised to encounter a new teacher who pushed the limits on the school’s strict dress code, wandering the halls in a fur coat, gold chains […]

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How the Case Against Jeffrey Epstein Unfolded Over More Than a Decade

The sex-trafficking charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein this week in Manhattan underscored the long scope of the investigation into accusations that he engaged in sexual acts with girls, some as young as 14, in both his Upper East Side townhouse and his residence in Palm Beach, Fla. The allegations against Mr. Epstein stretch back to […]

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Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein: How Are They Connected?

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing girls for more than a decade, has been linked in the past to celebrities, prominent businessmen, politicians and, at one point, Prince Andrew of Britain. But it is Mr. Epstein’s […]

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Who Protected Jeffrey Epstein?

On Monday, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York unsealed a 14-page indictment against Jeffrey Epstein, charging the wealthy financier with operating and conspiring to operate a sex trafficking ring of girls out of his luxe homes on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and in Palm Beach, Fla., “among other locations.” […]

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The $56 Million Mansion at 9 East 71st Street Where Epstein Allegedly Abused Girls

The townhouse where the financier Jeffrey Epstein is accused of engaging in sex acts with underage girls is one of the largest private homes in Manhattan, a short walk from Central Park. The seven-story residence at 9 East 71st Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, sprawls across 21,000-square feet and has five bathrooms, a two-story […]

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Nude Photos of Underage Girls Seized From Jeffrey Epstein Mansion, Prosecutors Say

[Read our previous coverage of the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein.] Investigators seized nude photographs of underage girls from the Manhattan townhouse of Jeffrey Epstein as part of a new investigation into allegations he exploited dozens of minors for sex, prosecutors revealed on Monday. That detail was mentioned by federal prosecutors in on Monday as they […]

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Luxury Sales Spike as Buyers Rush to Avoid Higher Mansion Taxes

The neo-Gothic building at 212 Fifth Avenue, at East 26th Street, is essentially sold out.CreditRobert Wright for The New York Times Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, recently closed on three apartments there, including a triplex penthouse.CreditKyle Johnson for The New York Times Jeff Bezos moved into his new Manhattan home last month after closing on three […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Is Accused of Luring Girls to His Manhattan Mansion and Abusing Them

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Federal prosecutors appear to have resurrected a federal sex crimes case against the billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein by focusing on accusations that he sexually assaulted girls at his mansion in Manhattan — more than a decade after a widely […]

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Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal

By the time Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier and felon, was arrested on Saturday and charged with sex trafficking, he had been repeatedly accused of pedophilia and sexual abuse for more than a decade. But Mr. Epstein — whose acquaintances include two presidents and multiple celebrities — had until then avoided federal prosecution. Now, Mr. Epstein […]

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Developers Built a 30-Story High-Rise. They Might Have to Chop Off 5 Floors.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] In New York City, real estate fights between neighborhoods and developers over new projects typically take place long before any ground is broken. But the latest battle involves a 30-story condo tower in Manhattan that is nearly finished. It […]

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New York Is a Noisy City. One Man Got Revenge.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] There is no escaping the clamor of New York City. Just ask Mike Edison. He has been jolted awake before dawn by jackhammers and screeching delivery trucks. He asked politely for those responsible to stop. He dialed the city’s […]

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How Spike Lee Spends His Sundays

In the 33 years since the filmmaker Spike Lee released “She’s Gotta Have It,” about a Brooklyn artist and her romantic entanglements, he has written, directed and produced projects nonstop, including the movie “BlacKkKlansman,” which won an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay this year. Last week, Mr. Lee’s television series, “She’s Gotta Have It,” […]

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How a 92nd Street Y Fixture Spends Her Sundays

In the early 1980s, when Susan Engel was starting out as the director of the adult division at the 92nd Street Y, the vaunted cultural and community center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, she was asked to “make magic on Sunday nights.” So she created a weekly lecture series that became the institution’s marquee event, […]

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