brooklyn, Fishing, New York, NYC, Ocean, Recipe Jar, recipes, Seafood, Staten Island, Uncategorized

Jim Shaffer’s “Hook It & Cook It: Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing”. With more than 50 recipes!

Das right. Order my new book "Hook It & Cook It: Fishing Dishing and Reminiscing. With more than 50 recipes!" on Amazon ! https://www.amazon.com/dp/1549779346 CLICK TO BUY JKS 3/12/18

brooklyn, Chinatown, Cooking, Discovery, food, east village, food, Italian, Little Italy, Memories, New York, NYC, Seafood, Staten Island

I Started Cookin’ in Brooklyn

  An except from HOOK IT & COOK IT available on Amazon. A New York Foodie’s Bonafides and Particulars Hi, I'm Jim. I am a big man, recreational fisherman, home cook in a tiny kitchen in my native New York. I hook it and cook it, buy it and fry it and I know my… Continue reading I Started Cookin’ in Brooklyn

NYC Getaways, Uncategorized, wine, winery tours

Brotherhood Winery- America’s Oldest Winery

Experience the enigmatic atmosphere of Brotherhood Winery by taking a leisurely stroll through our vast network of underground cellars.  Excavated by hand in the late 19th Century, the dimly lit cellars house over two hundred oak barrels and feature a crested vault containing some of the oldest vintages in America. Our team of knowledgeable guides… Continue reading Brotherhood Winery- America’s Oldest Winery

food, Little Italy, san gennaro, Soho, Uncategorized

92nd Annual Feast of San Gennaro 2018 Starts Thursday September 13th

For 11 days each September, Little Italy is transformed into a red, white and green feast for the senses with special guests, live music, crafts, games and a cannoli eating contest. The Feast of San Gennaro runs from Thursday, September 13, 2018 through Sunday, September 23, 2018. The Feast of San Gennaro is located along… Continue reading 92nd Annual Feast of San Gennaro 2018 Starts Thursday September 13th

brooklyn, Discovery, food, Fishing, NYC, NYC Getaways, Seafood

UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 9/13/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island

"Truth is stranger than fishin’ ” Jimmy Buffett PARTY BOAT LISTINGS AND Updated REPORTS (with links) with useful TIPS AND GENERAL RULES (scroll past listings)! IF YOU KNOW A PARTY BOAT THAT I AM MISSING, PLEASE FORWARD A LINK AND I WILL CREATE A LISTING eringoscratch@gmail.com   New York City Party Boats Long Island Party… Continue reading UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 9/13/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island

9/11, Art, memorial, New York, NYC, Soho, Uncategorized

Tribute in Light- 9/11 Memorial & Museum

"Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, from dusk to dawn, on the night of September 11. It has become an iconic symbol that both honors those killed and celebrates the unbreakable spirit of New York. Assembled on the roof of the… Continue reading Tribute in Light- 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Celebrity Sitings, Fashion, Fashion Week, New York, NYC, Soho, Uncategorized

2018 New York Fashion Week September 5-12

Fashion Week is a twice-a-year event where designers show off their wares to prospective buyers.  Fasionistas, celebs, dandies and beautiful people from all over the world descend on NYC to see and be seen. It is also some of the best people watching you will ever see. You don't need to be a fashionista to… Continue reading 2018 New York Fashion Week September 5-12