A Day At The Met

"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." ~ Pablo Picasso The Met One of the draws of New York City is that their are literally a gazillion museums exhibiting a wide range of art. Every time I think of leaving, I am always drawn back because of the... Continue Reading →

School of Rock: The Musical

"Where did the rock go? Where's the rush of those electric guitars? Where are all those voices raised in heaven, Blazing down like shooting stars?" ~ School of Rock   Tradition  Every year around my sister's anniversary and birthday, I go to a Broadway show. After she was killed I wanted a way to honor... Continue Reading →

Bandstand: The Musical

"Welcome home my boys Welcome home my sons Welcome home my husband Welcome home my love Welcome home, welcome home" ~ Bandstand  Broadway Therapy There is something utterly riveting about Broadway. It literally seems like magic in itself as cast and crew move around the stage seamlessly in front of a live audience. From shifting... Continue Reading →

Reviews: Outdoor Cafe at Rock Center

"I'd much rather hang out in a cafe. That's where things are really happening." ~ Joe Sacco Summer In The City Roof top bars, sidewalk seating, and outdoor cafes are the epitome of a New York Summer. For those of us stuck in the city, unable to escape to the Hamptons or other coastal towns... Continue Reading →

The Art Of The In-Between

"One doesn't want fashion to look ridiculous, silly, or out of step with the times - but you do want designers that make you think, that make you look at fashion differently. That's how fashion changes. If it doesn't change, it's not looking forward. And that's important to me." ~ Anna Wintour Met Gala Every... Continue Reading →

Le Pain Quotidien

"If you can't sit in a cafe quietly and be ignored, how can you observe human nature and write a story?" ~  Evangeline Lilly I first discovered Le Pain Quotidien on one of my first ever trips to New York City. It seemed an anomaly situated on the Upper East Side against the concrete and... Continue Reading →

Peet’s Coffee

"I am a coffee fanatic. Once you go to proper coffee, you can't go back. You cannot go back." ~ Hugh Laurie If you have read my blog you know what a coffee fiend I am. From Starbucks, to Frontside in NoCo to Cafe Jax in the Concrete Jungle. Coffee is a language I not... Continue Reading →

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