Tag Archives: Home sweet Home

LONDON TERRACE STREET FAIR NYC

 

Every Autumn LONDON TERRACE  apartments in Chelsea has their Annual Street Fair.  I never miss it.  The residents empty out their over stuffed closets and the street turns into a “Garage Sale”.

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The weatherman was kind today……..just enough “nip” in the air.

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Our friend George was there with Victorian collages.

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Robert…….in the uphostelry business and sells off the “end” of the bolts.  I bought five.  Enough for 10 new tablecloths.

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The “beheaded” look. Is it ART ? $125 takes ALL!

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28 Barbies and 1 Ken!  An orgy!

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His handsome guy sold me sold a watercolor from the Opera……

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I PURITANI………..for those of you who are “Opera lovers”.

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His partner…………has two faces ???

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They were too small for my big feet….but would have been fun at my next party.

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Ricky and Tickey………bored with all the commotion.

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Really???

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“Junk Jewelry” for sale by…………

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Miss Mildred.  She is a “hoot”.  Love her!

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And most of them were $10 or less.

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Jacqueline [in the magenta sweater] was delightful…………

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A stitch in time…….”Home Sweet Home“.  10 bucks!  And now it hangs in my home.

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One of the lovely Georgian townhouses on the block.

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BOTOX gone horribly wrong.  But will be fun for halloween.

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Mickey…………no Minnie to be found.

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Mikey…………waiting outside the restaurant……..no puppies allowed.

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Mikey’s mom and dad just inside the fence……did not throw Mikey a ham bone………!

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If you want to “pig-out”….this is the place.  Smoked pork on roll with red onion $14.  This sandwich “rocks it”.  And I forgot to take a photo of it.!  Darn.

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Jonah of Yonas’s will sell you a Bourekas…….$1.50……SKIP IT!  Was truly awful.

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How DO they make that RED GOO?  And WHO would want to consume it.

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Lady from Brazil………and Madchen from Holland!  I did NOT take them home with me.

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New condos on the corner of 24th street and Tenth Avenue.  $2 mil to $15 mil……and the bonus is a gas station right in your door.  And in NY petrol is going for $4.75 a gallon.

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And the gas station comes with ART.

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And what is this little cuties name……………..BUTCH.

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MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE…………roasted fresh.  Yeah, RIGHT!

 

 

 

Slumming in PARK SLOPE on Saturday

Saturday morning breakfast is always the same menu.  GRITS, fried tomato, white toast, jumbo egg and jam.

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And, of course, the New York Times. It’ a steal at $350 a year delivered right to your door every morning at 6am……or steal at from your neighbor……for free.

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The subway station at 72nd street is a gem…….right in front of the Ansonia Apartments.

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Another “Jim”……….or some would say…….”carrot top”.

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Over the Manhattan Bridge into Brooklyn……and 6 more stops to Park Slope and 5th Avenue.

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First stop………..COFFEE ………and GREEN TEA for the Donald person.

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Tulips from Holland…………$5 a dozen.  Take six!

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AWAY WE GO………and we went!

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The Cast….the Ramones and Jesus!  VINYL STORE.  They didn’t have any Opera records for Don.

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We shopped at Housing Works Thrift store.  I bought the Elephant.

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Pooch……..named “Nikki” waited outside.  Nice doggie.

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A text pause.

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A pause that needs no text!  A bath maybe?

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Ciggies…………with tax……..$12 a pack.

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Artist at work……by a very cool artist.

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A nice place to pause……….a New York Green Space.

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A “peeling” mural had a certain appeal.

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Muffins at the Bagel Pub………..the sesame bagels were all sold out.

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Wall decor was a hoot!

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Next stop: Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish.  A calm place for a pause……….and a rest for the weary feet.

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 Holy Moly…..the stained glass  windows are amazing.

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Cherubim’s just hover.,……and smile.

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The Virgin Mother.

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Was a perfect time of day to catch the sun coming through the Rose Window.

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Iglesia de Santo Tomás Aquino.…..has  been here since 1884.  It was Saint Thomas who said ……..”Joy is the noblest human act”.

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And for some…….the joy of a subway ride is a bit of shut eye.  Then it’s back to Manhattan.  Home sweet Home.