Tag Archives: New York City

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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Q: Does Dining in Brooklyn Make You Hipper?

A: Close. But with that extra whisper of an i. Not hipster, not hipper, sadly, just hippier. But, at least briefly, also happier! We always enter Brooklyn with breath held, suspecting we may be turned back at the border for … Continue reading

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Get to the Met: The Pergamon Exhibit

What the Hellenistic?! This is special! Breathtaking, really. Entitled Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World, the current exhibit in the Tisch Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases exquisite finds from the ancient Greek city of Pergamon, now the … Continue reading

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Central Park in June

If I could only spend one June day in the city, I would head to the Park.  It is splendid in every season, but truly outdoes itself in June. No filters required; everything is eye-poppingly green. The dogwoods were just … Continue reading

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Across the Board.

Chalk it up to a rough week. Current events have left me sad, and speechless. Luckily, I’m in New York, where someone else always has something to say. On the Upper West Side: Some thoughts from Hell’s Kitchen: And in … Continue reading

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25 Seconds in New York City.

It always comes down to the moments in New York: anything can happen and something usually does. There are the usual pleasures – family and friends, and the quotidian annoyances – tourists lagging on the sidewalk; holding your breath in … Continue reading

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Smack Dab in the Middle: Columbus Circle

Of the fifty four million people who visit New York City each year, I’m guessing that  fifty three million and some change would tell you that the center of the city is Times Square. They would be wrong. By a … Continue reading

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