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Chinatown, Some Night

Adash from Brooklyn into Manhattan’s Chinatown proper, ignoring Queen’s Flushing and the southern Sunset Park areas, always seems to funnel us towards Dim Sum Go Go There we feast for a bargain, the famous XO sauce throning at the table like an old ally. The…

Austere Roosevelt Island

If you had a strange dream last night about visiting an island on which stood an old asylum, so dark looking and oddly shaped it belonged in a Jack Nicholson movie, and then walking over to a blinding white marble memorial where sharp lines and murmurs…

Frankies Spuntino, a Decibel Too Far

Last night Marie and I, on the-spur-of-the-moment, decided to go out and eat at Frankies in Carroll Gardens. We’d been there a few times, the food was nice and the restaurant has quite a good reputation. It’s a twenty-something minute walk from home and upon…

Winter Memories

A few lingering images from New York’s only real snowfall this year, a storm so-called Nemo. These were taken on a walk through the neighborhood, to the Brooklyn Promenade where we had also ventured a few years ago on New Year’s Eve and found a…

The Cloisters

In northern Manhattan, next to the Fort Tryon Park and right below Inwood, sit the Cloisters. Make no mistake about it, despite the medieval looks and religious silence within, this is not a historical building whatsoever. Built in the 30’s, The Cloisters is a branch of the…