Category Archives: New York

The Good News Is…


The good news is, you can live in a nice neighborhood.  The bad news?  If you are poor, you have your own entrance.  You can be the maid, and have to go around the corner to your employer in the … Continue reading

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Dim Sum in New York.


For many years, we’ve met friends at Dim Sum in New York City’s Chinatown.  Dim Sum is great food and great company. For years, we went to the Nice Restaurant on East Broadway.  They have since closed, so now we … Continue reading

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The Weather in New York.


Let’s face it, you don’t go to New York for the climate.  Again back to the dialogue from Casablanca, between Louis and Rick, about going to Casablanca for the waters.  New York has cold damp winters and hot humid summers. … Continue reading

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Eataly


Eataly was set up by chef Mario Batali.  It is a huge Italian eatery and food market at Madison Square in Manhattan.  (Where Fifth Avenue, Madison, Avenue and 23rd Street meet). There is so much space, people have been lost … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum. Chinese Calligraphy and Charles James Fashion.


Elaine wants to see the Charles James exhibit, as does my dear friend Dr. Rita Pettiford, who came in from New Jersey to see it.  (Rita is helping someone write a book about this and she is my glamorous friend … Continue reading

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Uptown on the Bus.


After I met my family at Butter, we had to go uptown to Zabar’s at 80th and Broadway. A friend who helps us out in Tucson, even though he orders online insisted we go.  Well the bus ride up on … Continue reading

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How I Thought I Was Gonna Get Kicked Out of MOMA.


Yesterday we went to the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan on West 53rd Street.  Mom once had a cartoon from the New Yorker, with a class on a class trip and a painting.  The caption is the teacher saying, … Continue reading

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