Category Archives: New York City 2011

Last zigzags in New York City

The American Ballet Theatre was performing in New York City Center in early November, after touring in Oman and before performing in Washington D.C. The ballet theatre, which was established in 1939, had at first become known for its impressive … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: bagels and vindaloo

What would a visit to New York be without bagels? One of my favorite bagel places in the city is Tal Bagels. You can choose from onion, whole wheat, poppy seed, sunflower, raisin and numerous other bagels (the list is … Continue reading

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Halloween Pumpkin Carve

The Chadds Ford Historical Society in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania organized its annual Great Pumpkin Carve during the weekend of 27,28, 29 October. The field was arranged like a pumpkin patch and the actual carving of the pumpkins took place on … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: art galleries

I hit Chelsea one more time, now to visit some of the over 300 art galleries in the area. There were some superb and some less remarkable shows to see. It was great fun to walk in and out of … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City

October is a splendid month to be zigzagging in New York City. The weather often is magnificent with clear blue skies and the sun is out to warm your body and soul. The skyscrapers literally shine under the blazing sun. … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: Midtown and Grand Central

After the slightly unpleasant arrival in pouring rain that soaked me to the bones, it was a sunny surprise to see the welcoming blue skies of New York City the following morning. Full of energy, despite the jet lag, I … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: Chelsea, Union Square, uptown 92nd

Chelsea Chelsea is an area of the city enclosed within roughly the 14th or 15th streets that form its Southern limits and 30th-35th streets limit it in the North, whereas the East-West borders run between Hudson river and Avenue of … Continue reading

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