Category Archives: NYC
August 1973: Me (in stroller) with my big sis, mom, grandma, and great-aunt in John Jay Park, NYC.
I was honored to be selected again as a judge at NY Now (formerly the New York International Gift Fair) to choose the best new products in the Baby & Child Division. You can read who won here but I … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I visited A&G Merch during an outing to Williamsburg (a formerly desolate but now decidedly trendy and upscale Brooklyn nabe for those of you who don’t live near NYC….). I had heard that A&G merch was full … Continue reading
Ten years ago today, the lights went out in NYC in the middle of the afternoon. I was thirty-six weeks pregnant with my daughter, on bedrest, and hoping that I wouldn’t go into labor (fortunately, R. waited five more days … Continue reading
Above: The gorgeous view from Belvedere Castle in Central Park, NYC. Below: NYC tourists at Belvedere Castle, taken accidentally by my iPhone.
I’m hoping to get over to the Children’s Club trade show in New York City this week; as you know I’ve covered past Children’s Club shows to bring to you the hottest trends in next spring’s children’s clothing. In the meantime, … Continue reading
Like many New Yorkers, I am often in a rush and don’t get to cook dinner as often as I want to. But take-out can be expensive–and fattening. So I was curious when offered the opportunity to try out a … Continue reading
The famous NYC soft pretzel is an icon of the city (and one of my son’s favorite foods). Recently I’ve seen it celebrated in everything from stationery to jewelry. This trendy Solid Brass Pretzel Necklace by indie designer Gold Teeth Brooklyn … Continue reading
Bottom photo: view of NYC from Randall’s Island, June 12, 2013 (on the far left you can see the new Freedom Tower; in the middle you can see the top of the Empire State Building).