Tag Archives: Greenwich Village

A Visitor in Town

My friend Meredith from Ipswich, MA came to New York today. She had announced her arrival for late afternoon and would be staying on the Upper East Side. So I tried to plan my day in a way that would … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

Halloween is a big thing is this country. Knowing that I forced myself to go out although I didn’t really feel like it. I toured the neighborhood to watch the New York version of Trick or Treat and went downtown … Continue reading

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Peter and the Starcatcher

This morning Noel’s father asked me if I would like to join them tonight for a show, Peter and the Starcatcher. I didn’t know anything about it but what they told me sounded good. Prior to the show we would … Continue reading

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An Unforeseen Visitor

Yesterday morning I had a message on Facebook, saying something like „I arrived in New York. Can I reach you somehow?” It was from one of my colleagues, René. I knew he had been thinking about coming to New York, … Continue reading

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Labor Day Parade

When I got out of Franklin Avenue subway station tonight Eastern Parkway looked like a huge garbage dump. Where in the early afternoon the colorful West Indian Parade had moved along now the relicts were waiting for the city cleaners. … Continue reading

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The Village – Revisited

Even the Village, Greenwich Village that is, one of my most visited neighborhoods and the one I go to class, still comes up with surprises, with new things. That made me aware how unrealistic my idea was to get to … Continue reading

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Why Do People Go to Museums?

Once upon a time museums were places to see exhibitions. To look at pieces of art if the museum is an art museum. Then somebody invented the digital camera. Then cameras were integrated into cell phones. Then we got the iPad. … Continue reading

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