Author Archives: W.D. Moore

Catch It: Aforieke Women’s Resort Wear

Last Sunday afternoon, my friends and I were enjoying the Sheep Meadow in Central Park, which feels like a lush hamlet and draws New Yorkers for picnics, a vacation from the traffic, and views of the serene sky underneath the … Continue reading

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Catch It: Jack’s Wife Freda in Chelsea

It feels good being in New York City. The spirit of a community coming back together like the friendly smiles you receive entering the all-day bistro Jack’s Wife Freda, in Chelsea located at 116 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10011, … Continue reading

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Catch It: Lido and BIXI Restaurant & Bar

Why not steal away into the Italian restaurant Lido on Frederick Douglass Boulevard at 117th Street. My friend Tashna and I met for lunch last Friday, where we enjoyed each moment of conversing about our families, our careers, and our … Continue reading

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Catch It: Birch Coffee

As always happens when walking in Manhattan, my spirit reminds me why having drip brew from Birch Coffee makes me smile. It’s a fun vibe there. I entered their location in the West Village on 7th Avenue, indulging in the … Continue reading

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Catch it: Susan Lee’s Food Journey in Lower Manhattan

My joy of walking always brings an unexpected adventure where I am learning something new, meeting another on their journey of changing a course, taking a chance, like deciding to be a Candidate for City Council in Lower Manhattan’s First … Continue reading

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Catch It: Ole & Steen

The mystery of love is like being in love with Cinnamon swirl at Ole & Steen. Yesterday, I stopped in their Bryant Park location and purchased a sumptuous Cinnamon swirl and coffee. I sat in a comfortable chair, looking onto … Continue reading

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Catch It: BennieGirl

I started running when I was a teenager with my Mom in Atlanta, Georgia. She was my inspiration to exercise for fun, and running became that for me. Years later, walking in Central Park is my workout routine. But sometimes … Continue reading

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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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