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

Fishing, New York, NYC, Seafood, Uncategorized

NYC, Long Island, CT & NJ Area Fishing Report 9/3/18 Snotty Weather, East Winds Slow Down Bite

WITH Fishing Updates, Weather, Water Temps plus  INFO ON SIX ACCESSIBLE FISHING HOTSPOTS IN NYC!!! A relentless east wind and spotty showers put a damper on local fishing over the Labor Day weekend. The coming week will start hot with the only showers likely later in the week. Fluking has slowed a bit, but big… Continue reading NYC, Long Island, CT & NJ Area Fishing Report 9/3/18 Snotty Weather, East Winds Slow Down Bite

Fishing, nature, New York, NYC, photography, Uncategorized

Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places

“Catching fish is secondary to the immeasurable joys of the watery world.” ― Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling One of the many pleasures of fishing is that it often surprises us with incredible vistas and moments where nature sings. I often describe fishing as "creative loitering" and these photos will give you a small glimpse into… Continue reading Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places

brooklyn, Fishing, Memories, NYC, Staten Island, Uncategorized

The Last Fishing Trip

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions of hope.”    John Buchan Excerpt from Hook It & Cook It: Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing with an Urban Angler. Colin Thomas Shaffer 8/16/70-2/15/17 "Fishing is an imperfect art form. Tides can be predicted years… Continue reading The Last Fishing Trip

NYC, photography, Staten Island, Uncategorized

“Photos from the Ferry” William Thatcher – UPDATED 8/13/18

“Photos From The Ferry”: An Exhibition by William Underhill Thatcher When people visit New York City, some of the best pictures they take of the skyline are from the Staten Island Ferry boat as it glides across the harbor. Dramatic views, cinematic lighting and occasional bold displays of nature create some amazing photo opportunities. When… Continue reading “Photos from the Ferry” William Thatcher – UPDATED 8/13/18