Category: walks

A walk in The Village

Ahhh, the weather has cooled, the sky is overcast, I have studied my wall map and today I am going to try to make some sense, gain some perspective on the Greenach Village area.  From Di Palos deli near Sara D Roosevelt Park, past the Angelika Theatre and […]

Fireman Mural

A walk always has something… and today it was great.  Having always wondered how all that graffiti, those huge wall size murals get painted I was enthralled when I looked up on my way to the Kips Bay Library today to see two guys, in two lifts spray […]

A Walk with Bradley

Today was Brad’s first day out with me on one of my walking excursions. We had an ambitious plan. Start at Union Station and walk Broadway to 44th street ( Times Square) then head over to Park Ave for 10 more blocks then back over to Broadway and […]

QQ Nails and a Village Walk

On Sunday I met Kate for a girls day ( mani- pedi style).  She selected a place down in the village and I have to say, four days in and I am pretty happy.  Reasonably priced, remarkably clean, and friendly.  QQ might be the nail place for me.

MapMyWalk

Today I tried out a new app.  MapMy Walk.  It isn’t everything I had hoped it would be (mostly because i cant figure out how to retrieve my walks), but it did provide me with ….. A map of my walk, at least the part where I remembered […]

Sing For Hope Pianos

As if there isnt enough to do now I am off to locate fifty pianos and one mini cooper over the next 20 or so days. Sing For Hope places Pianos around the city for people to enjoy then donates them to schools.  There must be more to […]

A Drive to the Cloisters

  Is it Washington Heights or Inwood?   and this is the plan for the day.   the only hesitation is lunch.     and will i pass out from exhaustion before we are done?  off we go….   We did it all tho the cloisters and the […]

The Walk Home From The Met

Im not sure if you can see the detail in this gaurdrail that stopped me in my tracks on my way home today.  If you look closely you will see a small frog in the bottom left…               How wonderful, don’t you […]

Forager’s Table

And my new favorite Chocolate Bar. Tonight we had tickets to see Parson’s Dance Co. at the Joyce.  We had 5:45 dinner reservations at Forager’s table just a few blocks away.  It was a busy and happy evening. To begin with you canister the restaurant through a small […]