Tag Archives: New York City

Dreaming of a Red Christmas

I arrive to a grim, gray and blizzardy Manhattan. I am longing to see RED. I trot to Museum of American Folk Art‘s exhibition of bright geometric quilts created by recuperating soldiers from wool uniforms — cleverly named, “War and … Continue reading

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Eating New York: Love In Bloom

Early fall in the Big Apple includes the wedding celebration of dear friends Jon and Darryl. The happy couple graciously hosts our gaggle at Taboon in Hell’s Kitchen. I savor their signature stuffed bread with feta and oregano, delicious. The grooms … Continue reading

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A Little Bite of the Big Apple

Thanks to JetBlue, Epicurious Travelers from Portland, Maine, can be in New York City in less than an hour. I take advantage of this crazy phenomenon to meet my oldest friend for a sunrise breakfast in Morningside Heights. The cityscape … Continue reading

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A Feast Grows in Brooklyn

My brother Josh is one of my favorite people in the world. He directs the Gowanus Music Club in Brooklyn. This summer he was kind enough to share a small taste of his neighborhood’s vibrant food scene with me. The … Continue reading

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Jazz History: Lena Horne at the Waldorf

Lena Horne was beautiful—the essence of a star. But because of race she never got the dramatic Hollywood roles she deserved. In the mid-1950s, the sultry and professionally frustrated actress left Hollywood to focus on singing—a brilliant move. Her career’s … Continue reading

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Meet Me At The Waldorf

All this and a taxi back to the Waldorf, a schmoozy unwind in the piano bar, and a great night’s sleep. S’wonderful.  •

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