Category Archives: Central Park

Catch It: Eli’s Essentials

Embracing the spirit of nature is simple for me. Like last Saturday, walking in the splendor of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) with my dear friend Marie. Later, we took a break to catch up at the American Wing … Continue reading

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Catch It: Chef Farnabe at Petrossian

What makes a distinct dining experience for me? It is the cuisine, the atmosphere and conversations with someone special. Usually, though, we don’t get to meet the people who work behind the scenes to create these unforgettable meals. Several weeks … Continue reading

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Catch It: Bluestone Lane Café

Three things I adore: the blue sky, my antique stone dining table and sumptuous coffee. It is especially why I am enchanted with Central Park. I can enjoy the magnificence of the park while walking six miles. Saturday past, I … Continue reading

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Catch It: The Weave Tree in Central Park

Sunday afternoon, I strolled through Central Park. The autumn trees are full of beauty, and the bluest sky is a silk fabric of silent peace. I thought of my poem, “The Weave Tree,” which I had written some years ago. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Love Notes

As the sunshine shone brilliantly on April 13th in Central Park, I strolled along the tennis courts near West 94th Street, and later to the Turkey Oak tree and the Reservoir. I found a nice spot to lay my red … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sambuca: Southern Italian Restaurant

When I walked with the sun, the springtime weather in Central Park on Sunday, April 21st, I saw people sitting on the grass reading, families and friends spread out with blankets, picnic baskets, children running around, parents running after them—it … Continue reading

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