H & H Bagels, the Upper West Side's most celebrated destination for what is quite possibly the Upper West Side's most iconic food, is closing its Upper West Side store, employees said Tuesday. By afternoon, the signs above the store, on the corner of Broadway and West 80th Street, had been removed, revealing stained plywood sheeting.
When you turn twenty-seven you start noticing the number, everywhere. Suddenly everyone else is twenty-seven, too: Every athlete and actor, all of the dead people who ever did anything. Your age is everywhere because you, at twenty-seven, are perfect. Just there.
Brenisha Hall, 25, died on New Year's Day, after lying in a coma for two months. She was buried in Jan. 11, her death initially ruled a result of natural causes. But nearly five months later, the death of the...