Carnegie Culture

Carnegie Hall in Manhattan. Photo credit: A. Ciavardini

The Brawny Sherpa and I bring along a couple of our youthful adventurers for some cultural acclimation. I don’t know what I think I will experience at Carnegie Hall, but traipsing up the flights of stairs to our upper balcony…

Dining in DUPAV

Pershing Square Cafe, right across from Grand Central Station in Manhattan, beckons business types and tourists alike. Photo credit: V. Laino

Manhattan’s Pershing Square Café Offers a Glimpse of History “It’s not often I eat beneath a bridge,” the Youthful Adventurer remarks as we marvel at the sound of taxis passing over our heads as we await our lunch at Pershing…

Crescent City Hangover

Crescent City Hangover

A Lost Weekend in New Orleans Liquor is to New Orleans as gambling is to Las Vegas. A traveler thinks she is going to resist it and then finds herself within four hours of disembarking from her plane ordering a…

When I Am Cheating on Starbucks

Crêpes are a good accompaniment to the cappuccino at Little Crêpe Street in Mount Kisco, N.Y. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

I like cappuccinos at Little Crêpe Street in Mount Kisco, N.Y. —Lori Tripoli ~Advertisement~  ~Advertisement~ Do You Like Hanging Out in Mount Kisco, N.Y.? You might like these posts: Visiting Mount Kisco’s Invisible Church Watch with a Tourist’s Eyes ~Advertisement~…

Out at Pound Ridge

Inn at Pound Ridge

Given all of the positive publicity Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Inn at Pound Ridge has received, there’s probably little to no way the place could ever live up to its larger-than-life expectations. For those who remember the tiredness of earlier iterations of…