Tag Archives: Central Park

Lunch at JAMS

JAMS is in the lobby of the #1 Hotel.  Great location.  A few steps off 5th avenue and just one short block to Central park…………also, my dentist has a suite in the penthouse…..just in case you need a root canal.

The rooms tend to be a bit small……….but you get a view into Central Park from the upper rooms.

Barn wood ceiling………..tiny ledge for a writing desk………..and $500 a night……..bump that up to $600 with service and tax.

BUT…………you get that partial view……..

 

That’s Dr. B Ziten and Dr. D. Silver there at the window.

 

The interior of the restaurant…..very smart….very contemporary and very uncomfortable chairs and stools.

This was the RESTAURANT WEEK SPECIAL.……..tomato soup………one half chicken………arancini………..chocolate pudd and a completely tasteless coconut cake.

All this for $100 and wine and tax and tip is extra.

The kitchen is “OPEN VIEW” and the staff works their b _ _ _ off to get the food out quickly…..the restaurant fills up fast…….then the noise level is deafening.  I would suggest you book a table for 2pm.  Will I go back?  YES…..and I will order the hamburger with fries.

NYC MARATHON 2017 • Handicap Winners

MARCEL HUG……….. from Switzerland……….. won the Men’s Handicap Race…..today in the NYC Marathon 2017……in his push-rim wheelchair.


MANUELA SCHAR…….from Switzerland………won the women’s push-rim wheelchair race.

The handicap racers finished the race in from of my apartment.  GARBAGE TRUCKS blocked the entrance to the Dakota Apartments…………where Yoko Ono lives and where John Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980.

AUTUMN on my TERRACE

The trees in Central Park are in their full glory……..just in time for the NYC MARATHON.

The view from my terrace…………overlooking the Dakota apartments.

 

 

 

The Autumn sunsets are always spectacular.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STRAWBERRY FIELDS •Nov. 3, 2017

STRAWBERRY FIELDS……..   A Quiet Zone…….is anything but.  Today on the eve of the MARATHON………..it is flooded with tourists……….but I still find it a very pleasant place to sit and view it all.

 

 

I met a very charming young man from Vietnam….D A……with his camera……..snapping photos……….and sharing my bench.

The HOUSE SPARROW in Central Park

Central Park is home to 230 species of birds.  This cute little guy……a HOUSE SPARROW shared his breakfast with me……..or vice versa.

He is the male …….and actually quite aged…….a “survivor”……since most sparrows only have a life span of three years……….tho most face the many risks  of daily existence……..until the are killed.

I used the PRISMA APP to transform this little sparrow.

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BETHESDA FOUNTAIN in Central Park

The Bethesda Angel looks her best in the summer……….  her pool  is filled with water lillies.

In 1868, Emma Stibbens was given the commission to design the largest fountain in NYC..  She was the first woman in New York City to receive such a commission.

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WILD LIFE on the lake in Central Park

BIRDS………….BICEPS…………BOATS…………was a fun day on the lake.

Geese…….swans……..greebs……..herons …….and a lot of ducks.

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Our dear friend…….MARGO……….did the rowing!  I DON’T ROW!