Tag Archives: Manhattan

Chilling in NYC

There’s no bad time to be in Manhattan, but, note to self, the second week of March might not exactly be the best time… It seemed ever so slightly bleak after sunny Sedona, but still, we were grateful to finally … Continue reading

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NYC right now.

I can’t tell you how many times I googled it in the past few months. “What is it like in NYC right now?” Plenty of news stories. But I couldn’t get a sense of the pulse, Louboutins on the ground, … Continue reading

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Hungry in Manhattan: The Prix Fixe Lunch, Part III

It is a fact. I have better taste in food than in clothes. And this is why, the first time we stepped inside Café Boulud I momentarily considered flight. The graciously appointed dining room brimmed with what author Tom Wolfe, … Continue reading

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I Spy: how well do you know Manhattan?

According to the CE’s calculations, with all of our sojourns strung together, we’ve spent almost two of the last fifteen years here in the city. But I still can’t shake off the tourist glow; I snap photos everyplace I go. … Continue reading

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Manhattan, all to ourselves.

Midsummer, and they’ve all fled to the Hamptons. Perfect time to be in the city! How empty is it? Well, not empty enough to get a reservation at the new-ish Union Square Café but you can definitely walk the streets … Continue reading

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Even in the dead of summer.

How I love NYC. Slowed to a crawl by the heat, I barely left my neighborhood this trip, but that’s okay. People travel from all over the world to visit our neighborhood, so I was content to amble up Broadway, … Continue reading

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Chillin’: NYC in February

Have you heard? It is COLD in NYC!   When I’m in California, immersed in drought tactics, sunscreen and poultry antics, I engage in wishful thinking, imagining that when I get to NYC I will be transformed into a sophisticated … Continue reading

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September NYC: Friends and Family

Some visits are all about the culture; some (well, pretty much all) are about the food. This trip focused on the people we love in and around NYC. We’ve been lucky to have both of our boys in the city. … Continue reading

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A Perfect Day in NYC: Eat, Pray, Walk…and Eat Again.

There is no bad time to visit New York City, but the best of all times to be there may be September. There have been days in January, February or March when my ardor for the city is compromised by … Continue reading

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