Midtown East, Midtown West, Sutton Place, Turtle Bay, Lenox Hill, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Square, Ansonia, Yorkville, Upper East Side & Upper West Side.
With the October 2015 launch of Manhattan Express, the editorial team that has distinguished itself with the Villager, Downtown Express, Chelsea Now, and Gay City News expands the newspaper group’s coverage into Midtown and the Upper East and Upper West Sides.
Manhattan Express provides the most thoughtful and comprehensive news, arts, and features reporting, and event listings for the neighborhoods that make up the nation’s largest business district as well as the most concentrated array of world-class cultural institutions anywhere.
Long home to the city’s most affluent residents, Manhattan Express’ neighborhoods — including Sutton Place, Turtle Bay, Lenox Hill, Yorkville, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Square, and Ansonia — are leaders in keeping New York City the world’s most influential commercial center. And from Lincoln Center to the Metropolitan Museum, and Carnegie Hall to the Museum of Modern Art, Midtown and the Upper East and West Sides remain the cultural heart of a city where the arts are critical catalysts to the economy.
Manhattan Express offers a distinctive high-end look tailored to the discerning eye of the neighborhoods’ residents.
Manhattan Express reaches more than 72,000 readers from 34th to 110th Street, with the broadest distribution network in the market — direct delivery to prime residential buildings and availability in Gristedes Manhattan supermarkets as well as neighborhood partnership-managed street boxes.
The editorial team behind Manhattan Express is award- winning. At this year’s Better Newspaper Contest held among 177 newspapers statewide in the New York Press Association, our editors and reporters won 12 First Place Awards and 40 awards overall.
Manhattan Express editor Paul Schindler, in the words of Buzzfeed founder and editor-in-chief Ben Smith, has “strong opinions” that make his reporting “a must-read.”
Inserted into the Sunday Daily News north of 34th street.
Median HH Income
Upper East Side: $118,000
Zip codes covered by Manhattan Express are amongst the most affluent in the country.
Percentage with bachelor’s degree or higher among those 25 and older:
Upper East Side: 82.5%
CNG Local Research using US Census data.
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