October 5, 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012 I’m moving to LA in January so I’m going to try to actually journal these last few months as a New Yorker and Upper East Sider. Lost on the subway. Went to Lefferts Gardens to have jewelry photographed by Alex Crowe. Got on 5 train going home, ran across platform at [...]
August 19, 2012
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on Park Avenue.
August 18, 2012
I often see this guy walking past Dean & Deluca around 10am. Strong Hair. I kind of love these Zuki coats, but wish they weren’t made from real fur. Photo from zuki.com
June 29, 2012
that whenever I see an Afghan dog on the street (not very often) it reminds me of Sally Kellerman’s character in Back to School which is a nice thing to remember. It’s not just the hair, it’s the attitude. Afghan Hound Photo by Mary Bloom
May 14, 2012
I recently stayed a few nights at The Franklin Hotel on 87th Street between Lexington Ave and Third Ave. Been walking by it for years, used to see the bellhop in a top hat. Haven’t seen that in a long time there was no top hatted bellhop during my stay. I have a feeling The [...]
May 13, 2012
I’ve already written about this on my personal website and facebook, but it’s actually relevant, so, I’m excited to share that I’ve finally been featured in Carnegie Hill News, the newsletter put out by Carnegie Hill Neighbors. I’ve been reading it for years and now my time has come!
March 23, 2012
You know those benches at “Engineer’s Gate” at 90th Street and Fifth Avenue where you enter the loop and the bridal path and the reservoir? Check out the detailing UNDER the benches. They really don’t make things like they used to.
March 3, 2012
Andrew Alpern gave a talk at the New York Public Library a few weeks ago about the newest edition of his book “Holdouts! The Buildings That Got in the Way.” He ended with a neutral statement: “Holdouts are neither all good nor all bad. They simply are.” But it seemed to me that his sentiments [...]
February 12, 2012
My friend Olivia Kraus pointed out to me that 1049 Park Avenue, the building which inspired my Roped Flower Buttons is also the building where the Odd Couple lived!