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Vanessa’s Dumpling

I didn’t know when I walked in that you need to order at the counter at this dumpling palace on 14th Street between 2nd and 3rd, so I sat for a few watching people slurp their containers of soup.  Once I caught on and saw the menu I […]

Waverly Gallery

On Broadway. This show didn’t work for me. An unhappy play about an aging grandmother lost slowly and painfully to Alzheimer’s.  At the Golden theatre we were seats A101/103 in the front mezzo and my view was a bit blocked.  I would say that the aisle and the […]

EVE’S SONG and a walk to Bond Street

At the Public Theatre. Really emotional tale of a black family tearing apart with a backdrop focused on the deaths of black women. Or is it the other way around. The Public describes it this way. From The Public’s Emerging Writers Group alum and 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Patricia Ione […]

Tableside Italian Cook Shoppe

Truffled Moneybags. I need say no more. But I will. They were magnificent as good as the cheesecake. Seriously, as good as the cheesecake. Brad didn’t like the crust, I loved the entire thing. The Ceasar Salad was weak. They, as so many places do, need to try […]

Cello players celebrate Jerome Robbins

Again a treat at the Library of the Performing Arts. After a tour upstairs we joined 175 other music/dance lovers for a special concert and film- the music,   Sujin Lee, Julian Schwarz, and Julian Langford, three brilliant cellists of The New York Classical players, perform Bach’s first, fifth, […]