Happy 1st Day of Spring, NYC!

Happy 1st Day of Spring, NYC!

Last night’s musings on why I love New York City: Because Thursday is the new Friday. Because I could rush-hour train out of my midtown Manhattan office & be at my evening’s destination in 30 minutes, & was offered a seat on the subway (Did I look old? Pregnant? About to pass out from the … Continue reading

Panorama Challenge VIII

Panorama Challenge VIII

Last Friday night (a week ago – March 6), we had one of our coolest New York City experiences ever: the 8th Annual Panorama Challenge hosted by Queens Museum/The City Reliquary/Levys’ Unique New York, held under the approving light of the Unisphere at the Panorama of the City of New York. The previous Monday (March … Continue reading

There’s no time BUT the present…

Just over a week ago, I finally saw in its entirety & on the big screen “New York, New York” (1977) as part of BAM’s Martin Scorsese/Raoul Walsh film series. Basically, I want to see any movie about or set in this big, juicy apple of a city, but didn’t expect to be so moved … Continue reading

1+ city blocks holds so many stories

After a trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond at the Queensboro Bridge base to pick up some necessities (i.e. new Vornado fan following last week’s heat wave!), followed by a quick dinner at the old-fashioned Greek diner, Sutton Cafe, wandering back over to the subways on Lexington Ave., I, of course, became enthralled with my … Continue reading

poetry, burlesque & cocktails

Date With My City’s 1st weekend of the New Year was chock-full o’ NYC culture on Saturday, January 5th… 3-5pm: the Riverside Poetry Reading’s 1st-Saturday-of-every-month at New York Public Library’s Riverside Branch, in which DWMC’s founder DeeAnne Gorman read 2 of her original poems in the open mic portion. (We’ll be back on Sat. Feb. 2nd!) … Continue reading

Happy New Year, N.Y.C.!

Happy New Year, N.Y.C.!

“Date With My City” spent New Year’s Eve day, eve & night in a 24 hours that could only happen in New York City: – New Year’s Eve day @ around noon, 2 dear friends (a poet & her German-transplant-to-NYC beau) married at the Office of the City Clerk: Marriage Bureau. Surrounded by a still … Continue reading