Monthly Archives: July 2013

Finally the West Village

I got up very early (for my NY standards) and managed to finish all homework by 1 pm. I saved all my files on a stick and went to the Harlem library to print them. An instruction sheet hanging above … Continue reading

Posted in in New York, Neighborhoods | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Up on the hill is Columbia

I was strictly working until 5 pm today. Successfully at least. The only disruption until then was a short walk to the Wild Olive to buy a lunch sandwich – delicious eggplant parmigian – and some ingredients for dinner. So … Continue reading

Posted in in New York, Neighborhoods | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Buying a Sari

I met Soh Ang for lunch in Jackson Heights. She took me to the Jackson Diner. The name is mistaking. It is not a Diner but an Indian restaurant. They are serving buffet on Sundays and that is what we … Continue reading

Posted in in New York, Neighborhoods | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Some Rewards

I managed to get up early today and at 2 pm I had added four pages to my story. That amount of creative output made me think I deserved a reward. I took the train down to Verdi Square. That … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Walking down Broadway – A Start

Walking down Broadway from Broadway Bridge, connecting Manhattan to the Bronx in the very North, down to Battery Park in the very south of Manhattan was one of my set to-dos. Not in one day though. The Manhattan part of Broadway … Continue reading

Posted in in New York, Neighborhoods | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dining and Shopping in Chinatown

I was tired and felt like a lead weight when my merciless alarmclock woke me up this morning. I tried to read but fell asleep again. I should not write these blogposts every night. It turned out to be a chilly … Continue reading

Posted in in New York, Neighborhoods, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

From Bryant Park Reading Room to Bluestockings Bookstore

Colum McCann was talking about his new book “Transatlantic” today in Bryant Park Reading Room. I like Colum McCann since I met him years ago at a Literary Festival in Brattleboro, Vermont. Like his Irish voice, the way he talks … Continue reading

Posted in in New York, Neighborhoods | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment