Support Your Local Newspaper

How many times in a day or week have you looked online at the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post? If you’re like me, many many times. But just lately, I’ve realized how critical they are to our way of life. That is why we subscribe to the NYT, the…

No, I am not moving to Canada.

Don’t get me wrong–I love the country, its people, its very fine French food, and it was the home of one of my favorite writers, Robertson Davies. (CBC) But.. It is cold there, very cold, (tripadvisor) and those who know me know that I spend part of every winter complaining to my long-suffering husband,  who…

Free Concerts in New York

Here we are, retired, on fixed incomes, but hungry for music. This is what to do. Go to the Juilliard Box Office at 165 West 65th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam. In front of you is a board with all the free concerts listed. Stand on line with other savvy New Yorkers and get your…

Here’s A Little Homework For You

If you take the paper version of the New York Times, you can’t help but notice the huge headline and the five-page spread of one of the most important articles you will read, “Hacking the Democrats, How Russia Honed Its Cyberpower and Trained It on an American Election.” (cnn.com) Whether we voted for the Democratic…

Orwasher’s in the West

We have tasted their breads at Zabar’s and even scouted out their East Side location, but when we heard they were coming to the West Side, we were happy. And they have proven their worth. For example, you can have doughnuts freshly injected with jams, jellies and chocolate–perfect for Hanukah. Their holiday challahs filled with…