Nora Ephron LOVED New York City and it Showed in Her Films

Nora Ephron LOVED New York City and it Showed in Her Films

By CLYDE HABERMAN On Monday, the same day that a memorial service was held for the filmmaker Nora Ephron, newspapers carried obituaries of the actor Ernest Borgnine, whose most enduring credit was his Oscar-winning performance as a lonely Everyman in Paddy Chayefsky’s 1955 film “Marty.” What binds these two very...
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275 square feet? I call that a palace

275 square feet? I call that a palace

By Felice Cohen / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Four-and-a-half million people around the world saw the YouTube video of my 90-square-foot Manhattan studio, and thousands expressed their opinions: “She’s crazy,” “Not worth it,” “There’s no way she has sex in that bed.” (Believe what you will.) Didn’t these people hear...
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Our President Sleeps Around…

Apartment 3E at 142 West 109th Street looks like a pretty straightforward New York City apartment. It’s a one-bedroom third-floor walk-up with a windowless office and only a little corner to call a kitchen. It has exposed brick walls and wood floors. It’s a couple of blocks to the subway.
New York is always the star in our sitcoms

New York is always the star in our sitcoms

Since television was born, TV shows have been set in New York City. From \"The Honeymooners\" all the way to \"30 Rock,\" generations of New Yorkers have grown up seeing their hometown used as a backdrop, or even a central character, in everything from sitcoms and cartoons to edgy dramas.
Divorce, Apartment Style

Divorce, Apartment Style

And then the fighting started. One couple’s marriage began unraveling, and the fighting sent their children running to other apartments. Suddenly our commune-like existence had become toxic and frightening.