Good Morning and Happy 5th! The Macy’s 4th of July Spectacular was just that.  If you’ve watched the news this morning, you already know that this year’s display was the biggest in a decade, watched in person by roughly 3 … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July! As I watch the throngs gathering below to view Macy’s Fireworks Display in a few hours… …I wanted to share some images of our patriotic spirit this week on Fifth Avenue in Midtown.  More coverage of … Continue reading

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I am a morning news junkie, more precisely a LOCAL morning news junkie, so I tune in to our local “News 4 New York” station every morning upon rising to learn of the current state of The City. “News 4 … Continue reading

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Yesterday was one of those true summer-solstice days – the second of three consecutive spectacular days we have been enjoying – and mid-morning while in the kitchen I heard what a thought was the sound of a sea plane approaching … Continue reading

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Dave and I found ourselves walking through the lobby of The MetLife Building this past Saturday, and I was delighted by what we saw there.  They were putting up the Christmas decorations! When I was working in Midtown, I was … Continue reading

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If you follow this blog you know I have written about this wonderful calendar I acquired last year consisting of vintage covers of The New Yorker magazine, and updating it each day has become a true pleasure. This morning: You’ll … Continue reading

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I warn you, Gentle Reader: one first-hand taste of the experience I am about to write about will spoil you throughout the rest of your life. Taking in a movie at Cinema 1, 2 & 3 in midtown Manhattan is akin … Continue reading

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