A Great Meal and A Story Slam in Flushing

Heading east to Flushing on the 7 train (which now extends west to the Hudson Yards)(subwaynut.com), we disembarked at Main Street to find ourselves in a cool new world. (macaulay.cuny.edu) In fact, we went into a shopping mall called the New World to find the Grand Restaurant and other shops of distinctionfor a special treat…

Shopping for a Quartet

We have recently come out of mourning for the retired Guarneri Quartet and are in the market for a new favorite. In support of our search, we attended a concert of the Hagen Quartet (three Hagens and a Schmidt)–not so new–they’ve been playing together for 30 years in Austria–but new to us. They were great…