25 PHOTOS OF TOM

My BLOG followers often comment…..”Tom is never in his photos” !  Here are 25 photos of me!

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nyc SUBWAYS are filled with ART

A lot of the subways are grimy……..a bit scary……..poor lighting……..trash abounds………but there on the walls…..ART.  Beautiful mosaics, movie posters, sculptures, art done by school children.  It is a visual delight.

50…….. cute…..wierd and wacky DOGS

New Yorkers LOVE their dogs.  And they do “SCOOP THE POOP”.  Really. There are 350,ooo of the critters in Manhattan alone.  Here are a few of my favorites………all in my own neighborhood.

CLICK ON your favorite pooch…….

50 street looks SUMMER 2014

HOLY MARY….Mother of GOD….where art thou……..

On this dress for starters.

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The look on the STREETS OF NEW YORK this summer are all over the map.  Here are 50 shots……….some shockers……..some “over the top”……….geos……..large flowers………..not to many stripes.

TIBETAN TATTOO…..Earth and Fire

I was shopping in Jonathan Adler’s store this morning……….looking for a beach towel for Ilona………and met a charming guy……..

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With the most beautiful of tattoos.

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ROMAN CAPITAL………..Civilization.

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TIBETAN………..Earth.……and………. Fire

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ETHAN FAIRBANK

 

 

 

KELLY AND MICHAEL BLOWING BUBBLES………

I was just walking by the studios……….and there was Kelly…….BLOWING BUBBLES……on the street……..in a dress that is part  VERA and part PROVENCE.

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At $20 million a year for her salary………those are very expensive bubbles.  But, Kelly is fun……flirtatious………carefully choreographed but she does it so well you are completely taken in.

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Her “Q” card gut is right there to tell her what to say.

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Michael takes a shot blowing with his machine.  Poor guy.  What ya gotta do to earn that $5 million dollar salary.  Not to worry.  He is worth $35 million from his football days.

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Kelly…….you can buy a lot of those guns with a net worth of $75 Million.

LAUREN BACALL…we West Siders called her BETTY

From my terrace I could look down at my neighbor…..Betty Joan Perske.  The name Lauren was given to her by Howard Hawks.  To Bogart she was always”Baby”

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Betty lived in the DAKOTA APARTMENTS with her friends and neighbors……Boris Karloff, Judy Garland, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Leonard Bernstein and Rudolph Nureyev.

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It was somber view today……….lots of news media people trying to catch photos.

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Her most famous scene in the movie……..lighting that cigarette and then throwing the box of matches back at Bogie.

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The movie that shot her to instant stardom.

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LAUREN….we had her and now we have her not.  “GOOD-Bye” Betty.