Harlem Rose Garden

By Seth Fera-Schanes GreenThumb Community Gardens started in New York City in the 1970’s.  These gardens are located throughout the city and while they are fenced have access to the general public.  The spaces are maintained by individuals who live on the block and have a range of […]

Noguchi Museum

By Seth Fera-Schanes The Noguchi Museum has been on my New York list for a weekend activity for quite some time.  And one rainy Sunday afternoon, I finally made it happen. Located in Long Island City, next to the East River, the museum does take a little effort […]

Ramp Sourdough Bread

By Seth Fera-Schanes It was 11pm on a Sunday and 4 balls of sourdough dough sat on my counter.  They had been rested, stretched, rested again and were nestled in their baskets ready for an overnight proof in the refrigerator. Then I felt the urge to bake.  But […]

Must Visit Midtown Libraries

By Seth Fera-Schanes We all recognize some of the historical or interesting places in the cities where we live.  And we all fall into the pattern of being comfortable excusing ourselves as being too busy to go or rationalizing we will visit another day.  Those days turn into […]

Fashion Show Fundraiser Supporting Veterans

“For the past thirty years we have helped Veterans with PTSD and or brain injuries. Even though we are poorly funded we keep moving forward. We have worked with Vets from modern times to as far back as WWII. Our goal is help them with their healing. Helping them inventory their injuries. After Margot came in contact with one of our Veterans she was moved to offer her help with this elegant event.”