The One about Friends

Twenty months ago, we drove up Highway 495, through the Lincoln Tunnel and into our Wonderland.  We were seeking our pink flamingos.  We were making New York City our home for a year and we knew no one. Our year turned into 20 months and we have made many friends.  We want to take a... Continue Reading →

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 →

I’m Shameless

Okay, I’m guilty, even before we get started, but I am an artist, and sometimes we are shameful self-promoters. For those of you living outside The City, the first Thursday in each month is known as Gallery Crawl.  Most galleries in the area open their doors, provide offerings of cheese and wine, and promote their... Continue Reading →

Worth the effort

Getting there was anything but simple.  With the N train in Astoria closed for track repairs, reaching the Wellington Court Project was anything but easy. It started with a one mile walk to get to the N train which took us only another mile where we caught the Tram to Roosevelt island. On Roosevelt Island... 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 →

Gold Standard of Open Mics

Wow!  The entertainment talent of New York City continues to amaze us, and tonight was especially fun. Antsy to go somewhere, we decided to try Birdland, a jazz club in Midtown.  Birdland has been around since 1949 and most of the historical jazz greats have played there. Monday nights offer Jim Caruso’s Cast Party, open... Continue Reading →

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