The New York Public Library, my favorite institution, released a wonderful collection of 180,000 digital images that can be perused and downloaded for free by the general public. If ever there was a good reason to fritter away hours of your day on the internet, this is it. I foundRead more →
This is it, kids: the last shopping weekend before Christmas! Luckily for us, many of our holiday markets are open until Christmas eve. But there are some fabulous specialty markets that are only happening this weekend or into early next week. So study this list and check it twice toRead more →
I love Rockefeller Center’s gigantic Christmas tree as much as any other New Yorker. But I’ll only visit at 3AM when the crowds have subsided a bit. It is the largest tree in town, but it is far from the only one.
I am happy to share with you a dozen twinkly alternatives – or additions – to Rockefeller Center!Read more →
Sometimes I like to come home and simply admire all the beautiful things I’ve found in the greenmarket before I put it all away. I love this photo from a couple of weeks ago after a visit to the Union Square Greenmarket. When I’m nostalgic for peach juice dripping downRead more →
As you can see below, the holiday markets are in full swing! There are almost two dozen markets happening in addition to the wonderful ongoing events. (The ♥ indicates that these markets are fund raising events for schools.) You don’t want to miss these events! It’s also the about timeRead more →