Category Archives: Libraries & Books

Gowanus Open Studios 2013

The weeks before the Gowanus Open Studios found us tooling about town, as most everyone, taking in the fall season shows. We left the compiling of ‘must see’ lists to others. Generally because what we saw was big — big … Continue reading

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AIDS in New York: The First Five Years

In a few small rooms tucked in the back of the second floor at the New-York Historical Society the first five years of AIDS in New York are examined. Those years were also my first five in New York. A … Continue reading

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Janet West and Andy Warhol in The Garage

The booth of Janet West at The Garage Flea Market at 112 West 25th Street is our favorite stop when we’re scavenging cultural detritus. We know you don’t want us to use the word “curate” outside the gallery or museum … Continue reading

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National Academy Vs. Morgan Library

Theme for the day: former mansion residences currently serving as museums. First stop: National Academy. Their exhibitions don’t often tempt us. But, we’re fond of its Beaux Arts-style building. We also respect their decorous sense of tradition. When we visit … Continue reading

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Joanne Hendricks Cookbooks

We dropped in on Joanne, of Joanne Hendricks Cookbooks. We quickly reported on The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook we’d picked up last visit (it’s much more than just a certain ‘brownie recipe’). We talked about a number of things, including … Continue reading

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