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

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

Chinatown, Cooking, Discovery, food, NYC, Recipe Jar, recipes, Southern, Uncategorized

ErinGoScratch Recipe- Northern Southern Asian Fusion Oven Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is loved and well respected across the USA and around the world. Korean's have a double fry method that makes for great crunch and wild flavor. Japanese Tokyo fried chicken uses smaller pieces and their brining method adds a sweet soy flavor to the lightly coated, nearly translucent skin. My travels bring me… Continue reading ErinGoScratch Recipe- Northern Southern Asian Fusion Oven Fried Chicken

NYC, photography, Uncategorized

UPDATED- New York City Through Native Eyes

“…as I walk those familiarly choked streets at dusk and see the old women sitting in front of the tenements, past and present become each other’s faces; I am back where I began.” “A Walker In The City” Alfred Kazin, 1978 I have left my shoe leather over thousands of miles of city streets throughout the five boroughs in… Continue reading UPDATED- New York City Through Native Eyes

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

ADVENTURES OF AN URBAN ANGLER

"There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot."     Steven Wright "Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after." Henry David Thoreau As a kid growing up in New York City, it was difficult to find clean, safe places… Continue reading ADVENTURES OF AN URBAN ANGLER

Clams, Cooking, Discovery, food, food, NYC, Recipe Jar, recipes, Seafood

Three Clam Recipes Just for the Shuck of It!

“I can teach a chimp how to make linguini and clams.  I can't teach a chimp to dream about it and think about how great it is.” -- Mario Batali Clams are God's way of saying "Here, taste the ocean". Like many shellfish, clams have a hard protective shell to hide their delicate, sweet meat… Continue reading Three Clam Recipes Just for the Shuck of It!