Tag Archives: Midtown

The Christmas Tree

I said I can go home when I have seen the lighted Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. It was lighted on Wednesday and I hadn’t seen it yet due to inconvenient weather conditions. So today I had to see it … Continue reading

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A Memory of the Seventies

I was a kid when ABBA won the Grand Prix and got famous. I became a declared ABBA fan and with it an outcast. While for my parents this kind of music was much too wild for the other kids … Continue reading

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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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The Glass Menagerie

Why didn’t I start going to theaters earlier? I don’t find an answer to that question. Tonight I saw The Glass Menagerie and again it was a great show. Tennessee Williams’s first successful play is shown on Broadway, in the Booth … Continue reading

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Dorothy Parker and the Algonquin Round Table

I had the chance to time-travel about 90 years back today and join the Algonquin Round Table where Dorothy Parker’s Vicious Circle met. To be honest I just joined the Algonquin Round Table Walking Tour but it took us back … Continue reading

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Back in Midtown Manhattan

A lunch appointment with Soh Ang took me to Midtown again. Earlier my weekly printing sessions in the library for my writing class had taken me there on a regular basis. Events in Bryant Park had taken me there occasionally. … Continue reading

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The Grand Central Tour

Having postponed it from one Friday to the next, today I finally left the house in time to join the Grand Central Tour. When I looked into my Time Out magazine on the train I didn’t find it though. From … Continue reading

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