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Peter Stuyvesant's last descendant died in 1953

Streets, schools, apartment complexes, statues—you can’t escape the Stuyvesant name in New York City.

These and other memorials pay homage to Peter Stuyvesant (at right), the director-general of New Amsterdam from 1647 to 1664, as well as other Stuyvesants who made a mark in the city over three centuries. 500 more words


Brunch hard, brunch often.

Well people, today I finally got the brunch that I’ve always dreamed about. Today, all Billy and I wanted to do was eat food, get a little boozy and watch the World Cup Finals. 475 more words


Playing catch up.. or ketchup in this case..

So clearly as I mentioned in my last post, I’m a little behind. Time is moving at lightening speed and I honestly can’t believe how fast the days go (especially the weekends). 554 more words


The charming "black and whites" of 72nd Street

The end of East 72nd Street is a lovely, almost secret spot. It’s a quiet cul-de-sac straight out of the Village or Brooklyn Heights with wide sidewalks, old school lampposts, and a pretty terrace overlooking the East River. 444 more words

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School Trip

Normally a yellow school bus would not be associated with a luxury luggage brand but, parked as they were in front of a shop with a pile of suitcases stuck outside, they reminded me of those no work-just play school trip days away from classrooms and homework. Happy times!

June 3rd, 2017

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''A good start is half the journey''

A lot of advertising of that period would, in one way or another, be considered inappropriate or offensive by today’s standards. But, make no mistake: the Cream of Wheat Chef knows exactly what every boy and girl needs and serves it with a smile! 172 more words

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