3 posts published in May 2017

Multi Faceted Adventure

May 14, 2017

In the Friday NY times email alert was a short list of weekend events. A show named “Lilia” was being performed by playwright and actress Libby Skala, at the NY Public Library, Jefferson Market Library in Chelsea caught my eye. 

The play was about the life of Austrian actress Lilia Skala and the relationship with her granddaughter, Libby. This stunning one woman show was previously performed Off-Broadway and at Fringe Festivals. Reading about the Library, I learned it was historically a...

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The Real Harlem

May 22, 2017

Whenever I visit Harlem, I feel the energy,  I feel the love and I feel the pride. At the Harlem Eatup Festival Grand Tasting, I felt the magic of it all coming together and most importantly I felt like I was home.

At the Harlem EatUp food and drink festival you arrive as a stranger and leave as a part of the family. In the midst of all the generosity, you discover things your never knew.  It changes your perspective and enlarges your desire to immerse in the spirit of Harlem.

Set in a...

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Play it Again

May 28, 2017

Sam the Clam was a restaurant and bar I hesitated to visit for lunch last year while day tripping. I hesitated at the shack like appearance and the large Marilyn and gangster statues out front.  I took a risk and dined on the large deck. The food, wait staff and fellow diners were great. But the traffic of customers was light and so I didn’t think I experienced the full ambiance of the place.

The second time was a charm. I dined inside at a booth with an undersea port hole. I learned that...

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