Follia on 17th Street

Another socially distanced meeting with friends at Follia which is located at 179 Third Avenue and 17th Street. Follia has a great array of tasty food to choose from from Brussel Sprout Pizza to Meatballs and Spaghetti. Well, I wasn’t that hungry so I decided to have 2 sides. I ordered Brussel Sprouts made with…

A Touch of Paris on Lexington

Last week I met a friend at Brasserie Cognac East which is located at 963 Lexington Avenue which is the corner of East 70th Street. As I approached the restaurant I immediately felt a “je ne sais quoi” feeling that I was somewhere on a Paris Street. Now I really only wanted dessert so I…

Halloween at The Players Club

The spooks and goblins lead me 🙂 on a Halloween trail to a Socially Distanced Halloween Party at The Players Club. The club is located at 15 Gramercy Park South right across from Gramery Park. Here are some fun photos to celebrate Halloween in this very, very, very “Spooky——” year. Happy Halloween to all of…

Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise

I discovered an opportunity to take a socially distanced Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise. It was run by Circle Line Sightseeing at Pier 83 which is located at 12th Avenue and West 42nd Street. The date for the cruise was October 31st and so I thought what better way to spend Halloween with everything going…

The Capital Grille at 42nd Street

So this time around, my girlfriend wanted to eat at The Capital Grille which is located at 155 East 42nd which is located between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Now the weather is definitely beginning to change and get much cooler but we still opted to dine outdoors. So yup, it was I needed to…

Japanese Food on Third Avenue

So the other evening, last minute my girlfriend came in from New Jersey and asked me to meet her and her husband for dinner at Wagamama which is located at the corner of 39th Street and Third Avenue. So what did I decide to eat? I had had a pretty big brunch so I knew…

A Visit to Pop’s Malt Shoppe

So while in Kuztown, PA, visiting the Crystal Cave we decided to have lunch in town at Pop’s Malt Shoppe. Oh my goodness, it was so reminiscent for me of when I was growing up and being a junior counselor in Moodus, Connecticut and going into town to hang out. It was just fun to…

Visiting the Crystal Cave

So I was lucky enough to find a day bus tour to Kutztown, PA to visit the historic Crystal Cave (an abundance of milky white formations that have been educating visitors now for 145 years) and then be able to enjoy a 40 minute train ride on board the WK & S in Kempton, PA.…

Central Park South’s Marea Restaurant

You guessed it 🙂 ! Time to meet a friend this week to enjoy another outdoor dining experience. This time we met at 240 Central Park South at a restaurant named Marea. Marea is a high-end Italian Seafood and homemade pasta restaurant whose chef is Michael White. So it was another I must have a…