Tag Archives: Bemelman’s Bar

Notes From The Carlyle – May 2017

 I decide, since it’s the eve of the Memorial Day weekend, to pop into Bemelmans for a cocktail. The minute the weather warms up, it seems, so do I. So what if it’s pouring. TAXI! So here I sit, on … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – December 2016

 I’m at the bar sipping the cheapest red you have, is how I asked for wine after wandering in from the cold like a St. Bernard in need of brandy, for himself, not some skier slumped on a slope. When … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – May 2016

It’s hot on the avenue, as I drag myself towards home, suddenly seeing the Carlyle’s awning waving the way your mom did when dinner was ready.  Okay, maybe not mine,  but yours I’ll bet. Should I g0 in and drop … Continue reading

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Christmas At The Carlyle

There I was in my decimated apartment with nothing in it but the bed I’m leaving behind. Looks like a cell in Gaza, just maybe not as nice. I’ve managed to make 35 trips to my new place on foot … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – October 2015

 I’ve tried before being at Bemelmans nursing a ginger-ale, but it’s like taking a tuna salad sandwich to the 21 Club.  What’s the point.  Part of the charm of popping into the Carlyle is the whole caboodle that goes along … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – September, 2015

  So here I sit on a mission, at least that’s my excuse for being here.  My friend Alex is working on a cover for my collection of Carlyle pieces I hope to assemble into a book.  He wants an … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – August, 2015

Camille and I are standing in front of Saks schvitzing like we were in a men’s club sauna, the August heat compromising our sex appeal, to say the least. “Taxi, the Carlyle, and step on it.” I know it sounds … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – July 2015

  I worked four days last week, like a real person.  Exhaustion be damned, on the last day I deserved a reward, so where did I go? Bemelmans, positively giddy as my skirt swirled through the Carlye’s revolving doors.  Actor … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – June 2015

 There I was on my way to Zitomer, the Cartier of drugstores, when I came upon a woman sobbing beneath the Carlyle’s canopy.  Naturally I couldn’t just go by, not after seeing a man take all of her shopping bags … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – April 2015

I haven’t been to Bemelmans since Valentines Day treating myself like a sweetheart.  I charged my drink of course, but come to find out, the bartender picked it up.  This allowed me to rationalize going there again, plus I needed … Continue reading

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