Tag Archives: old New York

Breakfast Served Anytime

You never know what will turn your head or make your day. There’s a little luncheonette on Lexington Avenue, in the 80s, that’s been there since 1926.    They used it in the beginning of the 1975 film, Three Days … Continue reading

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Drinkin With The Irish Girls

In 2011 I posted an essay, The Desecration of Fraunces Tavern, basically railing the then recent renovations of lower Manhattan’s historic eatery, with perfectly good reason I might add. It was taken over by The Porterhouse Brewing Company who completely … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – September

I’m sitting on a corner banquette writing this on cocktail napkins. You’d think a writer would always have a notebook handy. Not this one since it doesn’t fit into her 30 year old Fendi clutch. One of the best parts … Continue reading

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