Author Archives: W.D. Moore

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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Catch It: Lafayette Street

I admit my greatest joy is working on a new manuscript. I treasure every step of creating characters, finding their voice, and bringing life to the page. For me, after I have done my work for the day, I walk … Continue reading

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Catch It: Inside Park at St. Barts

On Wednesday last, several friends and I met for dinner at Inside Park at St. Barts, located at 325 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022. It is a popular place, especially on Wednesdays and Thursdays where people go to meet … Continue reading

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Catch It: Hungarian Pastry Shop

On Sundays after church service at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, I usually saunter to the Hungarian Pastry Shop at 1030 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025. The Hungarian Pastry Shop is a little gem of the … Continue reading

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Catch It: Magnolia Bakery

For me, the joy of watching my Mom bake a pie, a cake, or cornbread was the best things in life. The aroma of sweetness flowed throughout our house in Georgia. I am reminded of those days whenever I come … Continue reading

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