Social Diary

Monday, March 30, 2015

Young Fellows

Playing ball in Central Park. 3:50 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, March 30, 2015 . Cold and often overcast early Spring weekend in New York. Snow was forecast. Not. It was a quiet weekend in this part of...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 27, 2015

Treasured memories

"Ghost" ship on the Hudson River. 5:50 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, March 27, 2015. An overcast day with temperatures warming into the mid-50s and finally in the early evening, a balmy 62 with a...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Attempting to Spring

Flowering. 6:30 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Sunny and bright yesterday with temperatures in the mid-40s. Dry with snow all washed away. Who could complain? Tulips at the ready. Last...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 23, 2015

Under the sign of Pisces

Signs of spring in Central Park. 3:30 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, March 23, 2015. Slightly warmer first Spring weekend. March came in like a lion, Whipping up the water In the bay. Then April cried, And...Read the Full Story

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Innocence Faded

A happy crossing. 1:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, March 19, 2015. Cold and sunny yesterday in New York. It was Wednesday; I went to Michael’s. I was having lunch with Ron Mwangaguhunga who...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The stories going around ...

Upper facade of the Met. 1:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Bright, breezy, sunny day most of yesterday in New York. Went out without an overcoat and a cap, quite comfortably. It was St...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A rapt audience

A marriage proposal on Sixth Avenue. And "Yes!" ... the ring was from Tiffany & Co. 12:30 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, March 17, 2015. St. Patrick’s Day in New York. Warmer temperatures, some...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 16, 2015

Spring is now on its way

A squirrel in Central Park enjoying a meal while a sparrow flies by. Photo: JH. Monday, March 16, 2015. Grey and rainy weekend in New York with temperatures ranging from the high 30s to the high 40s...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 13, 2015

The World of Fifth Avenue

Looking at the northeast corner of 79th Street and Fifth Avenue, circa 1915. One block up on the northeast corner of 80th Street was the mansion of five-and-dime tycoon Frank W. Woolworth. One block...Read the Full Story

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Life is a Cabaret

Shopping for books at the "al fresco" Strand on 60th and Fifth. Photo: Jeffrey Hirsch. Thursday, March 12, 2015 . A warm day with the Ides of March upon us. Yesterday the Sun came out and...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mother Nature cleaned up the place

A happy camper. 12 PM. Photo: Jeffrey Hirsch. Wednesday, March 11, 2015. It’s raining right now as I write this at the end of the day on Tuesday. The rain is washing the streets and sidewalks...Read the Full Story

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Much adoing around town

Ice and slush underfoot. 9 PM. Photo: Jeffrey Hirsch. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Overcast, not as cold, mainly grey day, yesterday in New York with rain beginning mid-evening, turning icy with snow...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tom Gold Dance

Last night at the post-performance dinner for Tom Gold Dance at Brasserie Cognac. Top, l. to r.: Dancers Lydia Wellington, Daniel Applebaum, Marika Anderson, Meaghan Dutton-O'Hara, Andrew Scordato,...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 2, 2015

Broadway Melody

Looking east across 86th Street from Riverside Avenue. Sunday at 3:30 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, March 2, 2015 . Cold, dull grey weekend in the city topped off with a Sunday snow that ran lightly but...Read the Full Story