Tag Archives: Carlyle Hotel

Notes From The Carlyle – January, 2019

It’s the coldest day of the year so far, as I run into Bemelmans to warm my face that feels frozen, despite a cashmere scarf wrapped around it mummy style. I’m surprised how packed it is at 2 in the … Continue reading

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Notes From the Carlyle – July 2018

 It’s my birthday, so after covering all the mirrors and hanging a wreath on the door, I slipped into my brand new, J.Crew Factory dress, and padded down Park hanging a sharp right on 76th. Hello Bemelmans…how I’ve missed you. … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – August, 2017

 I can’t believe it’s September. Summer, where did you go? I thought, before I put all my white away, I’d wear it, one more time to Bemelmans, to give it its seasonal sendoff. I know.  You would think I’d be … Continue reading

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Lust Is In The Air

It’s the mating season, and everybody’s doin it.  Squirrels, birds, bees, even educated fleas do it, to quote Cole Porter… let’s do it…let’s fall in love.  I could have sworn I saw two raccoons holding hands, turning out to be … Continue reading

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Winkin Blinkin and Nod

The minute the climes change so does my desire to drink. Summer always puts me in a state of swoon where ice tinkling in a glass becomes my best company.  I’ve already hunkered down in winter mode, coffee at the … 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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Notes From The Carlyle – April, 2016

These April showers are pissing me off, as I sit huddled on a cold banquette in a winter coat screaming to be cleaned and put away. Seems the heat is on the fritz at Bemelmans. Is no place a haven … 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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Be Careful What You Ask For

I moseyed into a little saloon on Lexington in the 60s needing a drink to steady myself.  I had just come from an appointment leaving me flattened as though I were run over by a bus. One of the reasons … 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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