Bijoux, Botanicals and Ballet

In these winter months, bargains are to be had at many NYC events, museums and attractions, some of which are offered through various discount newsletters. One of them is Goldstar and it is free to sign up. This week, offers will get you half price tickets to¬† a few of my favorite places. One is…

Brooklyn Capers II –Atlantic Avenue — Salaam Aleikum

In these bitter cold days, when some of us have been felled by the flu (despite flu shots and bundling up)– it helps to remember the second half of our trip to Brooklyn. The first half, you may recall, was the visit to the Transit Museum, a post that seemed to have unlocked a lot…

Brooklyn Capers–A Trip to the Transit Museum

If you have never been there or, if the last time you were there was when your children raced wildly from one car to another, as Mary Lou’s did, you owe it to yourself to see it again. Arriving in the heart of downtown Brooklyn,I was once again amazed at how big and important a…