Phase 3 and Long Beach, New York

I had to get out of the city.  It had been almost 4 months in lock down and I needed a change of scenery to put it mildly.  So a friend and I decided to take the Long Island Railroad to Long Beach, New York.  Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York…

Outdoor Dining at Amaranth

So with no indoor dining still in sight I met a friend uptown at Amaranth which is located just off Madison Avenue on 62nd Street between Madison and Fifth. Amaranth serves a menu of Mediterranean cuisine, a fusion of original Italian food and French food with a large portion of specialty items imported from Italy…

Phase 2- NYC Outdoor Dining

On June 22nd, Phase 2 began and every restaurant in my Gramercy Park Area had tables in the street. It was quite a site to behold!   So for my first Phase 2 -Outdoor dining experience I met a friend up at 5 Mile Stone, at 1640 2nd Avenue at 85th St. The restaurant has…

What Would Dorothy Say?

Wasn’t it Dorothy who said in The Wizard of Oz to Toto “There’s no place like home.”  Well, quite frankly for the most part, at least prior to 11 weeks ago I would have totally agreed.  However, being quarantined in a studio apartment in Manhattan as a single person who had an active social life…

More NYC Lock Down Smiles and Chuckles

So this month still under Lock Down I decided to continue to post and share different images that are made me think and smile during this very unprecedented Covid-19 experience. I hope that you enjoy them as well!   and 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂   Namaste, Sora @anewyorkerspointofview

Funny NYC Lock Down Smiles and Chuckles

I decided to just do a post on images that are making me smile during this Covid=19 lock down in New York City. I just wanted to share some very creative graphics which definitely put a smile on my face and led to many out-loud chuckles. Hope that they do the same for you as…

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at The Players Club

The evening of February 14th, 2020, I was happy to spend Valentine’s Day evening at The Players Club with some friends for a celebratory St. Valentine’s Dinner.  The iconic Players Club is located at 16 Gramercy Park South and was founded by Edwin Booth. In December 1888, The Players Club was opened by Edwin Booth…

Vaucluse off Park Avenue

Vaucluse is a stylish French Brasserie which lets you journey into French cuisine in a very impeccable and elegant environment. It’s located at 100 East 63rd Street off Park. I had the good fortune to meet some folks there for lunch and it was really extra special especially since it was prixe-fixed at $28.00 for…

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival 2020

I’m excited to share that SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY is in it’s 7th year and will be showing their films from March 16th to March 22nd, 2020. The mission of SRFF is the promotion of films and filmmakers that deal with socially relevant film content and after having the privilege of seeing the…

The Mark Restaurant at 77th Street and Madison Avenue

I found myself at The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges which is located in The Mark Hotel at 25 East 77th Street. Living downtown, I hadn’t been uptown in a while so it was nice to have this Madison Avenue restaurant experience with some fun friends. Here’s the outside of the restaurant. Here’s the inside…  …