Category Archives: Historical Interest

Riverside Park Teen Corps

Do you know any teenagers who could use work experience or community service credits this summer? The Riverside Park teen corps is looking for volunteers to work in the park this summer, for three hours on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, … Continue reading

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Fifty years ago in The Master

Reflect on life in our building in the 60s- • No outside telephones. Hopefuls solicited the switchboard girls and desk clerks for gossip about romantic liaisons in the building and any new cute man; usually they were disappointed when the … Continue reading

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‘Round the hood–Macy’s, The Titanic, and our park

With all the spring flowers abounding, stroll through Strauss Park, a tiny triangle bordered by West End Avenue, Broadway, 106th and 107th streets, and for a few moments reflect on the transience of life and fortune. Strauss Park is a … Continue reading

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The New MasterApts.com First Anniversary: A Progress Report, Community Support Needed

The new MasterApts.com web site just celebrated its first anniversary, so it’s time for  a quick review of the goals and accomplishments of this project. We designed the site to provide easy access to resident information resources, foster a stronger … Continue reading

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Poetry corner

April may start with April Fool’s Day but it ends with the annual Poetry in the Park Event celebrating April as Poetry month.  For 15 years, Master’s residents Mildred Speiser and Caroline Husted have hosted the poetry reading right here at … Continue reading

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