So, after I saw Six, I couldn’t get enough of Broadway concert performances…a few days later, I went to American Utopia.
Come fly with me and fly the balloons away! The 95th Anniversary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returned, albeit masked, after a two-year wait.
*** Broadway is back! My teenage daughter and I had last seen Hadestown in early 2020 before Broadway (and the rest of the world) shut down, and we’ve missed live theater. She’d wanted to get tickets for Six when it opened. That particular show had the misfortune to have scheduled its opening night on March … Continue reading Six on Broadway – A Review
The 102nd NYC Veterans Day Parade returned to Fifth Avenue after a Covid 2020 pause.
“Let’s Play.” And play they did, the theme of this 48th Ol’Hallows Eve Parade.
*** Carol Ward got back in touch with me to give me an update on her activities and whereabouts. She’s an interesting and smart person who has been consistently doing interesting and smart things for many years. She worked at the Morris-Jumel Mansion in NYC for a decade, ultimately leading the historical site to record … Continue reading The Shot Heard Round the World: Catching up (Again) with Carol Ward
If you are traveling through JFK airport (or if you just find yourself in Queens for any reason at all) and you have some time for a meal, it is an excellent use of your time to stop by the TWA Hotel and eat at the Paris Cafe.
*** There’s still time to check out the Kusama: Cosmic Nature exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden–and you absolutely should. *** I’ve been a fan of Yayoi Kusama’s work since 2012, when I visited the Whitney Museum for a retrospective of her work. So I was very glad to learn that she was being … Continue reading Kusama at the New York Botanical Garden – Art & Plants!
We rebooked at the last minute to Key West, which is a perfectly fine alternative for Americans whose travel documents are not in order.
A Cake Chef cannoli is a step above. We think it’s because the shop adds extra vanilla or cinnamon to their filling, but we’re not sure, and we there’s no need to pry.