Lens on August 2019

I'm finally catching up on the last bits of summer, now that it's getting cold. August was the final hurrah before the rush of September and colder temperatures: enjoying being outside, summer concerts and performances, and eating tasty treats. Restaurants Some new favorites in Manhattan. Pappardella (Upper West Side) - met a friend here for … Continue reading Lens on August 2019

Lens on July 2019

A very eventful summer is drawing to a close... here's a bit belated recap of July! Restaurants Mostly good experiences upstate and in the city. Garden Cafe (Woodstock) - had a tasty lunch here when upstate for the July 4 weekend. If I remember correctly I ordered something small and then tried everyone else's food, … Continue reading Lens on July 2019

Unique New York: Open Garden Day NYC (Harlem style)

On Saturday, July 14, NYC Parks GreenThumb hosted the first ever Open Garden Day NYC! Over 70 community gardens across the five boroughs were all open at the same time, in celebration of GreenThumb’s 40th Anniversary. Gardens were either hosting a workshop, having a concert, or just being open for gardeners to give a tour … Continue reading Unique New York: Open Garden Day NYC (Harlem style)