Tag Archives: West Village

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: West 13th Street

Once again I venture on the culinary streets of Manhattan. It was just yesterday, in the afternoon, that I left my meeting on East 13th Street, and found myself sauntering to the charming West Village Community. Below are eight restaurants … 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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Catch It: Claudette

Romance is the language of love. Valentine’s Day is a vine of grapes and amore. The other evening, I was on a sentimental walk on Ninth Street with a friend. We came upon a charming place: Claudette at 24 Fifth … Continue reading

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Catch It: Amélie

What connects the West Village to Paris, France, is Amélie. This intimate wine bar is located at 22 West 8th Street, New York, NY 10011. The ambience is warm and lively; the staff is easy going and friendly, and the … Continue reading

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Catch It: Greenwich Avenue

A week ago, I sat down with my laptop in a charming café, “Ciao for Now,” for coffee with blended scents of tea on Greenwich Avenue and West 10th Street. Thirty-five minutes later, I left to meet a friend for … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sticky’s Finger Joint

There I was several weeks ago, dashing to a meeting at Cooper Union on Cooper Square, and as usual, I observed something new— Sticky’s Finger Joint. Hot is what you get at Sticky’s Finger Joint located in the West Village … Continue reading

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Catch It: Olio e Più: Trattoria & Enoteca

I was in the West Village, and so I was happy. Last Friday afternoon, I sauntered through the community of quaint storefronts, cobblestone streets, and antique shops. Later, I peeked into the classic, elegant, essence of Mediterranean cuisine—Olio e Più. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Li-Lac Chocolates

Once, I worked at an Intellectual Property Law Firm in downtown Manhattan. In the afternoons, my dear friend Lisa and I would go to the café next door; we ordered one piece of dark chocolate and tea; we were back … Continue reading

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Catch It: Corner Shop Café

What is lovely about walking in New York City is one comes across the Corner Shop Café—a quaint café at 643 Broadway & Bleecker Street, New York 10012. It is a popular brunch place in Greenwich Village; a poetic atmosphere … Continue reading

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