Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope if you are going to a new year's celebration you are wearing something smart, like these outfits from a window at Saks. All the best wishes for a great 2011!

Monday, December 27, 2010

More windows

And some more windows this week....this one from Saks Fifth Avenue. I just noticed you can slightly see the reflection of the Rockefeller Center tree. Hope you enjoy this week!

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas and a very happy holiday to everyone!!

Friday, December 24, 2010

St. Patrick's #2

This is another shot from my earlier visit to St. Patrick's Cathedral in midtown last weekend. I wish you all a wonderful Christmas Eve and a very happy holiday!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Rockefeller Center Tree

I know, I usually show a photo of this every year! But the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree seems like the quintessential New York Christmas view to me. It's a lovely tree this year (like always!)

Wednesday, December 22, 2010


These are some of the Christmas displays at Henri Bendel's, the accessories store on Fifth Avenue. There are some beautiful Lalique windows in the store. It's a fun place to browse.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010


The Cartier building is decorated very festively for the holidays. Many of the buildings along Fifth Avenue have beautiful lights this time of year.

Monday, December 20, 2010

St. Patrick's

I stopped inside St. Patrick's Cathedral this weekend. The crowds were crazy (as you can imagine the weekend before Christmas)! But it looked beautiful.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Maine monument

This is a portion of the Maine Monument at 59th Street at the entrance to Central Park. I think he looks cold! Enjoy your weekend and stay warm.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Fancy window

I'm resorting to showing some of last year's Christmas photos! This was a window at the jeweler Tiffany. I like some of those pearls and diamonds they were showing!!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010


I'm completely out of photos right now so I have to show you one more I took in Bryant Park recenly. This "igloo" is a pop up shop in Bryant Park for the holidays. I liked how it glowed at night. Hopefully I can get some more pictures soon.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010


This is a display of dolls from holiday windows of past years that have appeared at Lord & Taylor. I love to see the decorated windows this time of year. I'll have to go on a photographic excursion and find some more!

Monday, December 13, 2010


The skating season is under way in Bryant Park. I can't wait to try it again, one of these warmer days!! Have a great week.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Fire pit

Don't these people look cold, even next to a fire! This was at the Southwestern porch in Bryant Park. It might be nice to sit there a while, but maybe in warmer temperatures.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Filipino Food

I never knew that there was a Filipino section in Queens before. This was some delicious Filipino Food at Krystal's Bakery restaurant in Woodside, Queens. In the front is oxtail stew and there is also pork adobo and some lumpia (like a spring roll.) It was all very tasty!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


It's Christmas tree time again! I love the scent of these trees. It smells like Christmas!!

Friday, December 3, 2010


Since we are now officially in the Christmas season, here's a shot of some Santas I took at Macy's, a bonanza of Santas. Enjoy your weekend!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Fire escapes

These are some fire escapes seen in an alley in Chinatown. In person they seemed to make an interesting pattern.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Late Fall

A typical late fall day in Central Park....I took this picture the day of the marathon in early November. (I miss spending as much time in the park as I used to!) Hopefully I'll have some more wintry photos soon, now that its December.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Christmas Fairy

I think this was a Christmas Fairy or maybe a very tall ballerina at last night's holiday celebration in Lincoln Square. The holiday season is here!

Monday, November 29, 2010


I was walking in a park in Chinatown recently and there were a lot of these groups performing. There were three or four of them. It must be a popular past time. They sounded really good.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Have some wonderful pumpkin pies today! (These were pumpkins from the Greenmarket, waiting to be made into pies.)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010


Here are some shoppers at the Saturday greenmarket on Isham Street in Inwood. They always have such a nice market there with lots of great produce. Maybe these people were shopping for the thanksgiving meal!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010


I'm not sure what this Liberty Bell replica was doing outside the St. Mark's Church-in-the Bowery in the East Village. It was a very nice church from the outside. I must go back and see the inside.

Monday, November 22, 2010


I liked the contrast between the older and newer architecture here. I don't know who designed the new building. I think it was in the East Village. Have a good week.

Thursday, November 18, 2010


This is a lantern I saw recently in Central Park. The trees are illuminated because they were filming a movie in that area. I think it's to be called Tower Heist. Not sure who's in it.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


This mural caught my eye the other day. I'm not sure what they were advertising. I guess it's just a typical street scene in NYC.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Metropolitan Life Building

I took a photo of the Metropolitan Life Building the other day when I was in Madison Square Park. There was a time when it was the tallest building in the world. It looks so beautiful at night, though I don't have a night time photo to show you. According to Wikipedia it was modeled after the Campanile in Venice.

Monday, November 15, 2010


This photo is from the meat department at the new Italian market "Eataly" on 23rd Street in the flatiron district. It's a really cool market with some delicious looking food there (bread, wine, cheese, etc.). It's well worth a stroll through if you are in the area.

Friday, November 12, 2010


I've forgotten the name of this fruit I saw recently in Chinatown. The peeled one seemed to glow! I'm sure it must be delicious. Have a good weekend!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Scattered light

This is a (not so good) photo of a new art installation in Madison Square Park by the artist Jim Campbell. It's called Scattered Light and you can read more about it here. It's really quite beautiful, especially at dusk.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Candy dress

This was a delicious looking dress, if you have a sweet tooth. It was on display at Macy's and was completely made of candy. I believe it was there to celebrate the release of a new book by Dylan Lauren from Dylan's Candy Bar. It was quite pretty in person.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Columbus Circle

This is a photo I took last night from Jazz at Lincoln Center's space at the Time Warner Center, looking down on Columbus Circle. They have a great view from there!

Monday, November 8, 2010


I didn't run in the marathon this year, but I did enjoy it as a spectator. It was a gorgeous day for the runners. This is near mile 26 in Central Park. Congratulations to the runners!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Subway Sign

Okay, enough Maine photos for now! Here is an art deco looking subway sign I saw recently on the east side. I'd never seen one like it before.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Owl's Head

This is a view of the harbor in Owl's Head, Maine, a beautiful spot. It looked like they were fixing up this boat. We got some great lobsters there!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Penobscott Narrows

A view from the Penobscott Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Maine. You go up in part of the bridge and it affords a marvelous view over the water and the mountains. Gorgeous fall views!

Monday, November 1, 2010


Doesn't this look like a delicious breakfast?! It was. This was from Deb's Diner in Waldoboro, Maine. I especially liked the home made bread, baked beans and blueberry pancakes!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Happy Halloween!

Here's a spooky window I spotted on the trip. Have a ghoulish Halloween this weekend!

Thursday, October 28, 2010


This is a view down to the town of Camden, Maine taken from the top of Mt. Battie in Camden Hills State Park. There were great hiking trails there and a spectacular view over the water.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Belted Galloways

Aren't these cows pretty? They are a breed called Belted Galloways. They have nice fuzzy ears which you can't see in the photo.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


Back from Maine and have a few photos....this one is from Acadia National Park, one of the most gorgeous places to visit, especially in the fall. New York photos coming soon!

Monday, October 18, 2010


I'll be away this week so I wish you all a good week. This is a fall photo from Maine taken last year. See you next week!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

San Remo

This is a photo of the San Remo apartment buildings, a very swanky address on Central Park West in Manhattan. I took this picture from the roof of the Met Museum looking west. Wouldn't it be fun to see inside one of those apartments!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010


Some colorful parasols I saw at a booth at the Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park. Not much more to say about them!!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Hot Chocolate

This is some delicious hot chocolate I had recently at Cafe Sabarsky at the Neue Gallerie on 86th Street and Fifth Avenue. They have absolutely delicious pastries there too. Yum!!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Film Festival

Some electronic posters for the New York Film Festival, which just ended yesterday at Lincoln Center. I've always wanted to go! Oh well, maybe next year.

Friday, October 8, 2010


This was the falconer at the annual medieval festival that takes place each year in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan. Wish I knew more about the bird he is holding. Have a good weekend.

Thursday, October 7, 2010


This is a statue I came upon recently in the courtyard of Jim Kempner Fine Art, a gallery on West 23rd Street. I think it's quite beautiful. Unfortunately I don't know the name of the artist. You can read more about the gallery here.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Manhattan Bridge

Sorry for the absence! I ran out of photos but took a few this weekend. These are some sun worshipers relaxing near the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn. Hopefully I have enough photos to last for a few days!