Reviews – DCINY Beethoven Symphony #9

Recently I traveled over to Carnegie Hall to catch the Distinguished Concerts International New York with their orchestra and various chorales performing Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.  I love Ode to Joy and thrill to it whenever it is done well and this certainly was.  It was one night only so you … Continue reading Reviews – DCINY Beethoven Symphony #9

Review – Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show

Broadway theatre owners have long rented out their venues for short term attractions between major bookings.  These can be for special holiday shows (like the Illusionists show I reviewed on November 29).  Last year there was an absolutely terrible Broadway show (Home for the Holidays) that featured "YouTube Personalities" and I reviewed on November 22, … Continue reading Review – Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show

The Bridges of the Merritt Parkway Part 1

I hope you enjoy this trip down the Merritt Parkway in Connecticut.  As Wikipedia notes: The 69 original bridges were designed by George L. Dunkelberger. Each bridge had a unique design that represented various 1930s architectural styles, such as Art Deco, Art Moderne, French Renaissance, Gothic, Neoclassicism, and Rustic. See if you can call out the style from driving under these bridges! … Continue reading The Bridges of the Merritt Parkway Part 1

Review – Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway

Do you like Celebrities?  To see them and hear about them?  Then hurry to the Marquis Theatre for the next two Monday evenings. The show Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway would work better in a party or a bar.  Current celebrities (or who are classified as such) read selections from published celebrity autobiographies.  As Rachel Dratch … Continue reading Review – Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway

Bundle Up! December Sunrise Manhattanhenge Returns!

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 comes the last Manhattanhenge of this year.  Readers of this blog will remember, and you can find them in the history, the explanation of the science of this phenomenon.  Briefly, the orientation of our cross streets aligns with the rising or setting sun to be framed in the concrete canyons … Continue reading Bundle Up! December Sunrise Manhattanhenge Returns!

Review – The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

For the last several years an enterprising multi-magician group "The Illusionists" have parked for a limited holiday season run on Broadway and then gone out to tour America.  This year it is especially themed to be a Christmas show though the dressing is rather thin and they call this one"Magic of the Holidays."  I've seen … Continue reading Review – The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

Tired of Turkey? Come to Cincinnati Night at Edwards NYC for alternative!

Had enough of Thanksgiving leftovers?  You are in luck! In New York City you will find Edwards Restaurant serving Cincinnati favorites: Montgomery Inn Ribs, LaRosa's Pizza, Skyline Chili (cheese coneys and 4 ways), and Graeters' Ice Cream!  I have focused enough on them on this blog but if you are new here check out https://www.edwardsnyc.com/cincinnati-night/Continue reading Tired of Turkey? Come to Cincinnati Night at Edwards NYC for alternative!