Shopping Manhattan’s Upper West Side

The New Global Table Store on the Upper West Side

I like to joke that I live in the suburbs.  The strollers, the families, the dogs. The big box stores like Staples and Barnes and Noble.  Oh, and subways, and crowds, and apartments and doormen.  See, I am an Upper West Sider.  There is not a whole lot of cache to living on the Upper West Side of Continue Reading

Duane Reade: The Times Square of NY Stores

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Recently, I went shopping at Duane Reade, the New York convenience store, and it made me think of Times Square. If you grew up in New York, or if you've been here more than 20 years, or if you've seen any Scorcese movie made in the 1970's, then you remember when Times Square was seedy.  You Continue Reading

Windows Phone 7.5: I think I love you

Windows Phone 7.5 .  What can I say.  I never thought I would love a phone as much as my dear departed Palm, but I love the Windows Phone, and I love that people are finally realizing the extent of its awesomeness. See, I am Queen of the Tech nobody else uses.  I had a Prodigy account, for God Continue Reading

War Horse: Can you take the Kids

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On average, I'd say my husband and I go to the theatre about 15 times a year -- maybe even a bit more. Our kids?  Not so much.  A lot of the time, New York productions skew either too old (inappropriate) or too young (can you help the Princess find her way home? Clap three times everyone!).  We do Continue Reading