New York City Restaurants–Fall 2017

New York City Restaurants Given that we spend all of our nights at or near the Broadway Theater District when we are in New York City, we are almost obliged to eat most of our NYC dinner at or near the theaters. While this greatly limits our ability to sample many of the city’s most [Read more …]

New York City Museums–Fall 2017

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New York City Museums During our short Fall trip to New York City, we made time to go to several museum…as always Metropolitan Museum We spent most of a full day at the museum’s Met Breuer and Fifth Avenue branches to catch many of the of the incredible temporary exhibits, as well as to briefly [Read more …]

New York City 2017 Christmas Windows

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Christmas windows are a holiday tradition in most US cities. What is the holiday season in New York City without checking out the many beautiful Christmas store windows. And we would be remise if we didn’t publish this around the Christmas holiday.   The windows at Macy’s and Lord & Taylor, were okay, but not [Read more …]

New York City Theater – Fall 2017


We try to get to New York City at least twice a year to catch up on on theater, museums, restaurants and galleries. As usual, we crammed in 5 plays in 4 days—our normal diet on our all too short trips to NYC. Dear Evan Hanson We bought the tickets more than six months ago, [Read more …]

New York City—Museums Summer 2017

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New York City Museums and Galleries Cooper-Hewitt Our first visit to this museum of design was timed for its exhibit profiling the Jazz Age, with its Art Deco architecture, innovative design, art and film and the ways in which these and the contemporaneous popularization of radio had on American (and to a lesser extent, European) [Read more …]

New York City, Summer 2017

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We just returned from our semi-annual excursion to New York City. It entailed our typical diet of theater, museums, galleries, new (at least to us) restaurants, other assorted sites and attractions and miles and miles of walking. In other words, the same itinerary as all of our NYC trips. Only the names of the shows, [Read more …]

Food and Entertainment in Syracuse New York

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Even though we were visiting with family in Syracuse New York, we still had many opportunities to eat out in Syracuse: We returned to Syracuse in time for dinner. After a tough choice between comfort food favorites, Heids famous for its franks, coneys, etc. Dinosaur BBQ, where we had a satisfying meal of pork ribs [Read more …]

Seneca Falls New York, and The Birth of Women’s Rights

Seneca Falls is a another pretty town in Central New York. It is situated on a river that used to be home to several mills. It is also home to another human rights cause—the equality of women. The city is now home to a number of monuments to this heritage such as the Seneca Falls [Read more …]

Human Rights History and Comfort Food in Central New York

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We grew up in Central New York (CNY), and lived there for 24 years. But for all our years living in there, it has taken several of our return trips to visit family for us to take advantage of many of the region’s attractions and cultural opportunities. We had visited some of these attractions when [Read more …]

New York City Spring 2016–Restaurants and a Surprise (at least for us)

Restaurants Theater and Museums are always on the top of our list when we go to NYC. But so is food. Before each trip, we contact our foodie friends (some of whom live in NYC) to get their thoughts on the newest places to try. We managed to squeeze as many as we could [Read more …]