Film Set on my Doorstep

Walked outside my door and saw this parked on the street.  Plus an entire street of classic 60s cars.  Don’t know what they were filming but it’s the perfect reminder that you never know what you’re going to bump into in NYC.  Plus, I wish they’d bring back the checker cab.

Remembrance of Careers Past

While packing up our apartment in preparation for our gut renovation we found many old pictures and pieces of children’s art work that made us sigh and go “ooooh, aaahhh.”  But nothing made me take pause as long and reflectively as finding the remnants of the last tech bubble when my husband was deeply immersed […]

Meeting Selena Gomez & Leighton Meester for Monte Carlo

The girls and fellow KidzVuz reporter Freckles Forever went to a preview screening and had their own little press conference with the stars of the new film Monte Carlo, Selena Gomez and Leighton Meester.  They got a few minutes with Cory Monteith too at the grown up press conference they attended first.  We’ll have the […]

ManhattanHenge – It’s all about the grid

The sun perfectly aligned with the east-west grid of Manhattan and created a seriously cool effect.  My husband and I saw it first hand as we walked up Broadway during sunset on the Upper West Side.  This photo came to my attention by way of the West Side Rag.  It’s by Michael Huitt of Michael […]

Wordless Wednesday Literary Flash Back

I love this list of the Top 10 Fiction and Non-Fiction books from the week I was born.  Courtesy of BibliOz.com.  Many of these were on my parents’ bookshelf growing up, which you can read all about in my post The Serendipty of My Family’s Library.