Monthly Archives: December 2010

As 2010 prepares for slumber,and 2011 is anxiously awaiting awakening…a few thoughts

Tweet As the old year comes to an end,and we prepare to welcome 2011,many of us reflect on the year that was,and the year that is to be. New Year’s Resolutions,intentions,goals,plans….some people do them,some don’t -in some form many of us do-but,this is not a post about my resolutions,intentions,goals or plans. Debated what to write,and…

Why should I work with a broker ? A few brief thoughts…

Tweet This was one of my first blog posts,in March 2010. I thought I would repurpose it,for a number of reasons ,mainly it shows that technology isn’t the end all,and at the end of the day,although alot is done online at first,there is that offline component,and its vital,there’s that component of requiring the knowledge,experience and…

Is it the time for you to sell now in order to buy your next home ?

Tweet As the year comes to an end, and we are all looking at best of lists for 2010 ,and to boot looking back at the last decade (I keep forgetting technically we’re at the end of a decade). So many questions swirl, so much data is available (although that can be something of an…

Blizzard 2010 in NYC !

Tweet So,we didn’t quite get a White Christmas,but boy are we getting a bunch of snow ! And still coming down as I write this on Sunday evening-and there is a bit of how Bentley and I enjoyed a quick walk. (will I be able to find him tomorrow in the snow ?) Will try…

Coquito !!!!

Tweet This time of year, its quite popular to have egg nog. I think many differing cultures have their own traditional holiday spin. Coquito is a Puerto Rican variation , and I’d love to share with you the core elements of my personal recipe. A recent addition I tried in a recent batch is adding…

Dont Forget- MTA Fare Hike Starts December 30th.

Tweet If you live and work in New York City, or even travel here for business or pleasure-by now you may be somewhat aware of Metrocards and how they are used on our buses and subways. (although when I ride the buses along 5th avenue, many tourists are unaware that they either need exact change…

Happy Holidays to you and yours !

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Frank Lloyd Wright Rotunda at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Manhattan’s Museum Mile -Annual Holiday Concert featuring Vox Vocal Ensemble and Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble led by George Steel

Tweet Some snapshots taken during the concert with my Blackberry,unfortunately I left my digital camera behind . A great venue,and the performers always make excellent use of the acoustics,by varying positions. If you’ve never been to the Guggenheim,it is a must see ,and if you ever have a chance to attend a performance as part…

Does size matter ?

Tweet Yes,no,and it depends. Where does one begin the measurement of square feet in Manhattan apartments…. Well,what exactly is the square foot-how do you try to apply an exact measure to something that is often inexactly measured? Front and center in this weekend’s New York Times was an article about square footage and how its measured…

Free Holiday Concert at the Guggenheim Sunday and Monday Evenings !

Tweet It’s Christmas week almost ! Are you looking for a great event tonight or tomorrow evening.Well you’re in for a treat, on both  Sunday and Monday night. Well,here is a wonderful fun and free holiday event ! It’s become a tradition for many art lovers and local residents on the Upper East Side.It is…