New York: My Annual Pilgrimage to the Orchid Show

Every March, I find myself making a trip north to the Bronx. The reason? Orchids, of course. Since moving to New York three and a half years ago, it has become a yearly ritual for me to attend “The Orchid Show,” held annually in the beautiful greenhouse at the New York Botanical Garden. The show’s theme … More New York: My Annual Pilgrimage to the Orchid Show

New York: Seeing Forever at One World Observatory

I’m always chasing great views and, in New York, some of the very best ones can be found at One World Observatory. Located atop One World Trade Center (the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex), One World Observatory’s slogan is “See Forever” – and when you’re that high up, you almost feel … More New York: Seeing Forever at One World Observatory

New York: A Peek into the Jazz Age at the Cooper Hewitt

Joey: “Hey, what have you guys been up to?” Ross: “Oh, we went to see a collection of Victorian doorknobs at the Cooper Hewitt Museum.” Chandler: “Without ME?!?” Yes, I admit that, until about two weeks ago, this bit of dialogue from Friends was my primary association with the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. In addition … More New York: A Peek into the Jazz Age at the Cooper Hewitt