Category Archives: something out of the ordinary

summer streets

If you haven’t enjoyed Summer Streets thus far this month – get out there and “Just Do It”. My marathon training group ran summer streets last weekend.  I was slightly shocked by how busy Lafayette was at 7:30am! I can’t … Continue reading

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economy candy

When I think of the name Economy Candy, I think of economies of scale = large quantities, and that is exactly what this store is. This old candy store on Rivington in LES has been around since 1937 selling candy … Continue reading

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jazz age lawn party

A few weeks ago, I attended the Saturday session of the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor’s Island.   With all of the hype of The Great Gatsby film and the roaring 20’s parties that supported it,  I was particular interested … Continue reading

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Theater for the New City

Memorial Day weekend was made up of many LBT in NY, one of which I almost skipped right over.  Somewhere along the line, my partner in crime found out about The 18th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts and … Continue reading

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Refocusing LBT in NYC

(courtesy of apparently.com) At the onset of  the new year, I promised myself that I would take this blog to the next level. At the time, I didn’t quite now what that next level was. I love Cole Haan’s most recent … Continue reading

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big wheel race

in Central Park, adults dressed in costumes…. their big wheels, or the likes of, decorated… racing down a hill in the upper east quadrant of the park…. It was a gorgeous perfect Fall day to do nothing but just hang … Continue reading

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diner en blanc

(8/22/12 – and now for my full report)   By now, you’ve probably seen a ton of press regarding Monday night’s flash mob secret all white dinner party.  My report is that yes, it was THAT exciting, it was THAT elegant … Continue reading

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