Category Archives: New York City adventures

The VESSEL at Hudson Yards

If you want a view of the HUDSON RIVER…..and you want to climh 152 flights of stairs…………and wait in line for your “ticket to climb”……….head on down to West 34th street.

Is it a honeycomb….or a……….New Yorkers are calling it whatever they want.

It weights 60 tons and cost $150 million.

It is part of a new mega-mall on the Hudson River………even Neiman Marcus has opened a store there………….and 30 new restaurants are scattered about the buildings…….all very UPSCALE.   Tres chic…..and expensive.

DIFFA • Dining by Design

DIFFA………..Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.……….come together with designers to raise millions of dollars for HIV/AIDS victims.


On Monday night all of these tables will have diners enjoying………cocktails and extraordinary cuisine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The GREAT BLUE HERON returns to Central Park

The GREAT BLUE HERON has returned to Central Park.  I don’t know here he goes when he decides to fly………but he always returns and hangs around for a while.

The MANDARIN DUCK is back………….he belongs somewhere in China………but has made an appearance here……..and New Yorkers are thrilled.

Thanks to Mitz Gami Photography for the photo of the heron.

Getting Wasted on St Pat’s Day

What would SAINT PAT Say?

Guiness……Kilkenny……..Harp…….or Smithwicks?


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO PANTS SUBWAY RIDE •nyc 2019

Thousands of New Yorkers gather in the subway every January………..wearing only their UNDERPANTS.


It was 25º on Sunday………but no felt the chill.


New Yorkers are very blase with all this…….but TOURISTS hoot and holler………and snap thousands of photos.

 

 

BEJEWELED TREES at Bergdorf

Costume jewelry tree……..in the Christmas shop……..COST:  $10,000.  There are others just a bit bigger for $12,000.  I decided to make my own.

BARRED OWL in Central Park Today

My artist friend….LEE….took this photo of the


They sleep high up in the Eastern pine trees…..they feast of rats….and when they vocalize it sounds like……….”WHO COOKS FOR YOU”.