Spring officially arrives on the Upper East Side with Jean Shafiroff

Photo Credit: Michael Paniccia

On the first day of spring, under a bright Manhattan sky radiating with sunshine and hope of warmer weather to come, I arrive on Park Avenue across a busy two-way avenue in search of Mrs. Jean Shafiroff.

I know the setting well (it is the Upper East Side, the part of Manhattan in which I always imagined I could live), and perhaps it’s a function…