Need an idea for this Saturday or Sunday in NYC? How about film festivals centered around animals?

How about going to see movies about cats? ((Saturday) Or dogs? (Sunday) Both of those are on 23rd St in Manhattan. Horses get three days, but in Brooklyn. I get emails from Tracie Hotchner, the founder of these three film festivals, and recommend them highly. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/movies/cat-film-festival-dog-film-festival-equus-film-festival.html NY Cat Film Festival Dec. 1 at the SVA … Continue reading Need an idea for this Saturday or Sunday in NYC? How about film festivals centered around animals?

Small bookstores coming back

In my world, shopping is not entertainment but simply functional. The convenience of online shopping where I know I can find exactly what I'm looking for in no time is wonderful. BUT there is one case when I will go out to look -- shopping at my local stores when I'm not sure exactly what … Continue reading Small bookstores coming back

Amazon promoting its new NYC-base by setting up mid-town for long lines

Amazon is so proud of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" that it's opening a pop-up Carnegie Deli that will be decorated in 50's style and selling sandwiches for a dollar between December 1st and December 8th. The weeklong pop-up will take place in a replica restaurant in SoHo,  at 201 Lafayette Street and the corner of Kenmare. … Continue reading Amazon promoting its new NYC-base by setting up mid-town for long lines

A poem to give you a smile

'Thank You, America': A Crowdsourced Holiday Poem That's A Blessing To Read   November 22, 20185:00 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition LAURA ROMAN Twitter Vicuschka/Getty Images Happy Thanksgiving! Earlier in November, we asked our readers and listeners to share what about America they are most thankful for. More than a thousand people from across the … Continue reading A poem to give you a smile

Green tips for the kitchen

I keep thinking I've made progress on reducing my use of plastics. Then I find somewhere else that I thoughtlessly continue to use it. One benefit of making this switch that's Not mentioned in this video is that plastic sponges breed bacteria and other crud. Even microwaving them doesn't get them clean. These options are … Continue reading Green tips for the kitchen

Netflix has SIXTY series that Thrillist ranks

Netflix is a TV network now almost as much as a video distribution company. This will help sort out quality from ehhhh among their own productions. https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/best-netflix-tv-shows-original-series? Every Netflix Original Series, Ranked By THRILLIST ENTERTAINMENTUpdated On 11/20/2018 at 03:33PM EST @ThrillistEnt In 2013, Netflix up and changed the TV game, rolling out House of Cards as its first … Continue reading Netflix has SIXTY series that Thrillist ranks