Category Archives: Lower Manhattan

Catch It: See’s Candies, Chocolate & Candy Gifts

I had another adventure in downtown Manhattan last week. I was walking on West 8th Street when I came upon See’s Candies. It is the kind of unexpected delight I adore, a chocolate castle of sweets. After long hours of … Continue reading

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Catch It: Madam Zhu’s Kitchen

There I was in Greenwich Village, trekking to the Jefferson Market Library. I felt a cool breeze on a sunny afternoon, and a pretty local establishment caught my attention. I turned and entered Madam Zhu’s Kitchen at 401 Avenue of … Continue reading

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Catch It: Tribeca Treats

Three Sundays ago, I pulled out my favorite recipe book: The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child. I had decided to bake a cake for an event at my home. I turned to page 96: Cake for Company and read, … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sweeter Still Than This

During the Valentine’s Holiday, I am drawn to the poetry in Sweeter Still Than This by Adah Louise Sutton (Copyright 1905 by The Saalfield Publishing Company). I remember a time I visited my Aunt Vinnie, who owned a summer place … Continue reading

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Catch It: Photography of Life

It is springtime and a great time to take in the passions of artists at NYU Tisch School of The Arts| Photography & Imaging (721 Broadway, New York, NY 10003). Last week, I wondered in the ground level and took … Continue reading

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