Tag: boo


The Twisted Oak in Tarrytown

When the chef says he’s going to cook for you, and you plead that he take it easy because you’re off carbs? And you have a great meal and still stick to your diet? That’s a great evening. Thank you […]


The Centennial of Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers — author, playwright, tragic figure — would have turned 100 years old this year. She spent more 20 years living in a house on Broadway in Nyack, where she wrote some of her best-known works, including Member of […]


Broadway Nights: Sunset Boulevard

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a night at the theater with Boo. Sunset Boulevard with Glenn Close was a treat. She alone was worth it. I started with a Manhattan in Manhattan, at Brasserie Athenee. Grilled shrimp.  Pretty […]


Hendricks in Manhattan

No, not the gin. The restaurant. And it’s where I met the girls for a good catch-up. An Old Fashioned was in order. Kelly, Liz, Boo and Mel. Posing with a sweet gift from Ed, a congratulations for my Destinate win. […]


Dinner at Cosme in Manhattan

Fancy Mexican food is an oxymoron in Manhattan. A few new restaurants are changing that, though. Cosme, opened last year by chef Enrique Olvera —- a CIA grad who owns of Mexico City’s best restaurants — is the leader. Margarita, […]



So lucky to have tickets to see the best musical to come to Broadway in years. Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius, and this show is all that it’s hyped up to be. Go! Related posts: Silence! The Musical Bloody Bloody […]


Dinner at Adalaya

Right down the stairs from Dear Irving is a little Mediterranean restaurant, where we shared small plates, rose and lots of laughs. Funny sign by the bar: It was a beautiful night, so we took a table on the street: […]


Annual #selfie

Boo and I bike to Piermont as often as we can in summer. But for the past 2 or 3 years, on our first trip, we’ve taken an selfie at the Piermont Depot, the halfway point. I present the 2015 […]


A Night at Lincoln Center

Broadway goes uptown tonight: Kelli O’Hara stars in the King and I, showing at Lincoln Center’s Vivan Beaumont Theatre. Kelli, Boo, Mary and I attending, but Mary leaving before the photo session the courtyard. A wonderful evening all around.    […]

family, outings

World Premiere: ‘The Generator’

Leigh Flayton, otherwise known as the Farm’s great friend Boo, had a triumphant day May 5, 2015: Cherry Lane Theatre in the West Village hosted a live reading of her play, “The Generator.” Alex Hare directed, and the cast included Michael […]


Christmas Morning 2014

For the first year, Samantha sort of understood Christmas. She got that Santa was coming, and that he brought her a stuffed stocking and a big present, sitting on a chair in the living room. In her stocking, Sam got […]

entertaining, family

Christmas Eve 2014

Church. Cocktails. Photos by the tree. Dinner. Dessert. Fire. Family. Friends. Merry Christmas! At the kids service at Grace: Les Dorkages at the tree: Samantha thanks Kelli and Sarah for her beautiful dress: Photo credit, Samantha:   Kale salad with […]


Maysville in Manhattan

Bourbon! Seafood! Bacon! Yes, that’s Maysville, a Southern restaurant with New York style. We met for dinner before seeing Bradley Cooper in The Elephant Man on Broadway (great show). Eric and Boo: Me and Heather: Horse art: Hay-roasted oystes with […]


Biking around Springs

A great workout with beautiful views this Saturday morning: a 12-mile bike ride around the bay at Springs. Create Maps or Search for a route from millions at MapMyRide The gang: A stop at the Pollack-Krasner house. On our way […]


Beach, Day and Night

Day one at the beach was a bit windy, but we set ourselves up with an umbrella barrier and made the best of it. Related posts: At the Beach, Day and Night At the Beach in Amagansett Day Two Beach […]


Kelli and Patrick’s Goodbye Party

Kelli and Patrick’s friends Jeff and Debbie threw a lovely goodbye party for the OD’s on Saturday. A lovely setting, warm people and delicious food. A fitting farewell for our friends. Here are a few pics. Related posts: Supper at […]


Dinner at 14 and Hudson in Piermont

Piermont just may have become the restaurant capital of Rockland. Adding to the already excellent list of restaurants there — Xaviars, Freelance, o lar, Sidewalk Bistro and Portofino, just to name a few — is the new 14 and Hudson. […]


Super Bowl Eats!

We set up the projector on a bed sheet in the living room and watched the game in style! For our indulgent eats? Queso con chorizo and chicken wings with homemade ranch. Recipes coming soon. Meantime, here are the photos […]


At Art Cafe with Boo and Samantha

Heading downtown for pancakes, labne, a Magritte rice bowl and some good times with a groundhog. There was a wait for a table at Art Cafe, so we headed next door to the library to bide our time. Boo with […]


With Boo at Roost

After Thanksgiving, we let someone else do the cooking. Namely, Kevin, over at Roost. Tessa colors with Sam: She-Crab Soup: Roasted Cauliflower: Brussels Sprouts: Salmon: Mussels: Big-ass pork chop: Delicious, as always. And, back at home, with drinks and football:  […]