Shakespeare In The Park

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One of the perks of living in (or visiting) New York in the summer is Shakespeare In The Park. King Lear, starring John Lithgow and Annette Bening, debuted this week at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park and runs through …

Restaurant Week Begins!

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Hey everybody!  It’s New York City’s Summer Restaurant Week(s), now through August 15th. You already know the drill: $25 prix fixe lunch and $38 dinners. As usual, Chef Cruz is pulling out all the stops and creating several different menus …

The Little Red Lighthouse

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One of my favorite biking paths is along the Hudson River, straight up to the George Washington Bridge, with the Little Red Lighthouse–the last surviving one in Manhattan–tucked beneath it. My husband and I took a lovely bike ride up …

I Scream, You Scream…

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Sunday is National Ice Cream Day! (As far as I’m concerned, every day is Ice Cream Day, but, hey, that’s just me.) I’ve already told you about the Big Gay Ice Cream truck and shop. So here are a few …

R.I.P. Tommy Ramone

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The last living member of the original lineup of the Ramones has left us. Waaaaah! Tommy was the drummer of one of our city’s favorite bands, one that we’re proud as hell of. The foursome was formed in Queens in …

Manhattanhenge Is This Weekend!

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The second (and final) Manhattanhenge of this year is happening this weekend, so get your cameras out and ready for action! Never heard of Manhattanhenge? Let’s have an expert explain it to you. According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of …