Flowers, Books And Coffee

Love the retail trend of combing in the same space different products you wouldn’t expect. Sometimes it’s also different companies. In the Flatiron area of New York City the flagship Club Monaco store hosts 3 retailers: Putnam & Putnam Flowers, Strand Book Store and Toby’s Estate Coffee. More on Club Monaco later. 

In The Absence Of Stars The Checkered Lights Of Skyscrapers

Bryant Park Summer Film Festival winding down for this year features classic films with a Warner Brothers cartoon shown first. Movie goers are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on the lawn while enjoying good food and a movie with friends. You can’t see stars in New York City because of the lights from the… Continue reading In The Absence Of Stars The Checkered Lights Of Skyscrapers

Remember What Mom Used To Say, “Eat Your Vegetables!”

Union Square Greenmarket, NYC is the flagship market of GrowNYC, founded in 1970. Not only do they operate markets throughout New York City, their mission is to improve the City’s quality of life through environmental programs transforming and empowering communities to secure healthy environments for current and future generations.  The Union Square Greenmarket operates Monday,… Continue reading Remember What Mom Used To Say, “Eat Your Vegetables!”

NYC Shut Down Park Avenue So I Can Ride My Bike

Actually Park Avenue was closed to vehicular traffic for anyone participating in New York City Summer Streets. For three consecutive Saturdays every August New York City closes Park Avenue from E72 Street (also connects to Central Park) to Lafayette Street and Chambers Street/Brooklyn Bridge – approximately 7 miles. You can bike, skate, walk or run… Continue reading NYC Shut Down Park Avenue So I Can Ride My Bike

Move Over Ulysses S. Grant, Harlem’s Stopping By

Summer is in full swing in New York–so many events, so little time. Yesterday was the opening day of Harlem Week 2016 at U. S. Grant National Memorial Park on Riverside Drive. Time for fun, food fashion, music, entertainment, community outreach programs and much more; ends August 27.