Tag: four seasons

From Toy Trains to Le Tricorne

Holy human collectors' item! The Batmobile from the 1960s television series is on display at the New York Historical Society. Photo credit: Michael Ciavardini

Always Something Unexpected at the New York Historical Society I have officially lived long enough to become a museum piece. Artifacts from my childhood are now showing up on display. A recent visit to the New York Historical Society brings…

Disco D.C.

The bright lights of a changed city at the former Hotel Washington in the District of Columbia Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

That Vegas Feeling in Washington’s Grand Dames Has anyone ever gone to the nation’s capital to experience the glitz? D.C. tends to be a staid and educational or work-related travel destination, one where a little history, a brush with power,…