Author Archives: W.D. Moore

Catch It: Castell Rooftop Lounge

Out of the blue, my friend Jeannie telephoned me to meet with her friends at Castell Rooftop Lounge for cocktails at 260 40th Street, New York, NY 10018. It was a beautiful Friday, a lovely evening with a dear friend … Continue reading

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Catch It: Poetry by Maggie Smith

With Sunday approaching for Mother’s Day, a lovely poem by Maggie Smith. A TRUTH THAT TELLS YOU I wish for you a small, portable truth you can take anywhere-no foreign adaptors needed, no translation required and nothing lost in it. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Michel Cluizel a French-Style Café

At daybreak this past Monday, I received a telephone call from my friend Liz in Stockholm, Sweden. She was with friends in her quaint home and mentioned her parents were visiting New York City in May. “Could you meet up … Continue reading

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Catch It: Dr Smood

Like most travelers, I make time for quiet time, such as last Friday; I sat in a comfortable grey chair at Dr Smood (485 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017) with a Jade Green tea, Avocado Toast, and my book: … Continue reading

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Catch It: Tramonti Pizza

One of the greatest joys of being a writer is meeting new people who like sharing their stories with my readers. Especially, when I meet an entrepreneur who has a passion for doing what he or she loves, and has … Continue reading

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Catch It: Gramercy Tavern

The simplicity of friendship is a Christmas Story because during the holiday season what better time to make time for a friend you have not seen in a long time. A week ago Thursday, my dearest friend Curtis and I … Continue reading

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Catch It: Proof Coffee Roasters

In a mood for coffee instead of cooking, yesterday, I entered Proof Coffee Roasters in the West Harlem neighborhood at 2286 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10030. Right away, one immediately senses the warm and cozy atmosphere of bright lights, … Continue reading

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