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In April my son and I took a trip to New York City.  We stayed at a hotel in Chelsea and made downtown, particularly the West Side, our main focus of attention.   300 more words

"I Wanna See Your Peacock"

Confession: I am a gin girl. I love a nice glass of wine to relax and unwind, but when it comes to drinks beyond the grape, I prefer a cool, crisp cocktail featuring refreshing gin. 392 more words

New York

Home is where he works

Musician and craftsman Randy Morris makes his home and work alike on a nondescript stretch of curb alongside the West Side Highway, a few hundred feet north of the newly opened Whitney Museum. 994 more words

Lower Manhattan

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Hector’s Cafe and Diner occupies a squat, red brick building on a corner lot of the Gansevoort Meat Market. Tucked under the High Line since 1949, Hector’s has been serving familiar, affordable fare and blending in with the neighboring meatpacking companies whose employees are also their main customers. 1,384 more words

High Line

Chanel's "No.5 is a New Light"

Living in New York City, there are tons of new events daily, but one that you shouldn’t miss is Chanel’s No.5 in a New Light. The new pop-up exhibit is located in Meatpacking district, 461 West 14th Street, fairly close to Chelsea Market and the High Line. 353 more words

New York City

Going Up: The High Line

Woke up to a beautiful spring day in the city yesterday and made a beeline for the High Line. I’ve visited many times since the park opened in 2009, transforming a rusted-out, busted-up, elevated railroad spur into a twenty-some block swath of verdant grasses and lawns. 420 more words


A Monster's New York - The "New" Whitney Museum

I recommend perusing Bill Morris’ commentary at The Millions wherein he laments the direction that New York City has gone since the turn of the 21st century. 241 more words

New York City