NYC Essentials

One thing we have enjoyed living in New York City is walking through its neighborhoods and boroughs.  Along the way we met Keith Michael, who among other things, provides walking tours.  We invited him to share his story and introduce you to the walks he hosts. Enjoy! Seeing the Essentials with New York City WILD!... Continue Reading →

What It Was, Was Shakespeare

Disclaimer:  This is the blog that almost wasn’t.  It was written satirically, tongue in cheek.  This was my first Shakespeare play.  I was totally enthralled with the performances and the production.  When I sat down at my keyboard to write this, my mind drifted back to many years ago when I heard a comedy routine... Continue Reading →

A Crown Jewel

We love Central Park.  It’s one our favorite places to go to just enjoy the day. Doesn’t matter what the weather is.  In the winter under a blanket of snow, we lay down in the Sheep Meadow and make snow angels.  In the spring, we walk through the Ramble catching the flora come to a... Continue Reading →

The Frick N’Cold

We have had a lot of snow this week.  It is still a novelty for the two of us.  Waking up and seeing a white world is like a 5yr old walking into the living room on Christmas morning and finding the doll she wants under the tree. We have wasted a lot of time... Continue Reading →

Lunch at the Tavern

Everything in New York seems to have had a previous life.   Today we decided to treat ourselves to a quiet lunch at Tavern on the Green.   This beautiful restaurant is located in Central Park where West 66th street meets the western edge of the park.   We walked from our apartment and arrived a... Continue Reading →

Sunday in Central Park

There are hundreds!  There are thousands!  They are all here!  It is a beautiful Sunday afternoon and Central Park is full of people from all over the world enjoying this beautiful park on a beautiful day. The streets are full of bicycles, skateboards, and in-line skates ridden by all ages.  Some casually cruising along, some... Continue Reading →

The Bad Portrait Artist

We were leaving Strawberry Fields, the John Lennon tribute in Central Park.  There is a crowd every day, despite the weather, all day long, despite the time.  Everyone is having a picture taken sitting next to the Imagine mosaic.  There is a crowd around the mosaic waiting their turn for a photo.  The area is... Continue Reading →

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