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The Jane Hotel: New York Neo-Victorian

The Jane Hotel: New York Neo-Victorian

The first time I visited Europe in 2000, I took an overnight train from Copenhagen to Paris. My tiny, beautiful, old-fashioned cabin had wood paneling and bunk beds, and it was the first thing that came to mind when the uniformed bellhop opened the door to my itty bitty room last week at The Jane […]

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High Line (square pics)

High Line (square pics)

My flight from Chicago to New York yesterday morning was inexpensive, punctual and quick, clocking in at just over an hour and a half. So far I’m having a fantastic trip. I checked into a great little hotel (more on that later), worked for a couple of hours and met a longtime friend, Matt, for […]

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The High Line Cometh; the history of NYC’s newest park presented via the written word, digital photography (both still and moving) and inappropriate humor

The High Line Cometh; the history of NYC’s newest park presented via the written word, digital photography (both still and moving) and inappropriate humor

For some time I’ve been rooting for the Friends of the High Line to succeed in their campaign to transform an old elevated train line into a real gosh-darn park (by golly).  Mother Nature started the High Line accidentally when some seeds blew out of her pocket and began to sprout on the abandoned Chelsea […]

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Photo Essay: NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood

Photo Essay: NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood

I stayed in Chelsea for part of my New York trip, which was good for my mood but bad for my chauffeur, whom I had to lay off after he picked me up at the airport.  For example, my first night I was craving Indian and took a suggestion to check out Bombay Talkie; while […]

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