We all have them. A favorite place we like to visit. Not a whole city, but a tiny corner, a park bench or favorite coffee shop that somehow becomes our happy place. This is where we go to think, to wonder, to relax, or just to be. We have a favorite New York place. ... Continue Reading →
Legends From The Streets of The Kitchen…
We have a secret to share. Our neighborhood has a sketchy past. We have heard bits and pieces since arriving in Hell’s Kitchen last March, so we set out to do some detective work and separate fact from lore. Our best source was New York Times, 2007. There were stories of gangsters and gang wars,... Continue Reading →
Shhh…..It’s Roosevelt Island
We weren’t looking for anything in particular when we discovered the invisible. It was supposed to be a day for resting. We decided to take a subway and stroll up the East side. Though we had recently been there we had not yet located the famed sky tram between Manhattan and its small neighbor, Roosevelt... Continue Reading →
St. John the Unfinished
Unfinished after over 100 years, this Cathedral is still a marvel.