Posts Tagged ‘Upper East Side’

In the 1940s, author Margaret Wise Brown rented a tiny frame house on East 71st Street. The house, where she wrote her final book, has a fascinating history.

Comments Off on 1886: General Muff, the Sophisticated Literary Cat of New York’s Upper East Side

May it be long before Muff’s gracious personality requires an epitaph, but when that time comes, the following lines will apply to him as fitly as to the one for whom they were written, the poet Whittier’s cat, Bathsheba: “Whereat none said ‘Scat!’ Better cat never sat On a mat, or caught a rat, Than […]