Social Diary

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Visionaries in their fields

The rain that never really came. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Overcast all day yesterday as if promising rain (none); with temperatures dropping into the low 60s on the very last...Read the Full Story

Monday, September 29, 2014

Real signs of the new season

A weekend ice cream break for a taxi driver and his daughters. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Monday, September 29, 2014 . Very warm, sunny Autumn weekend in New York. No real signs of the new season yet except...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 26, 2014

The last of the fabled Mitford Sisters

Stop light and steam. 11:00 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. September 26, 2014. Rainy, cool, early Autumn day, yesterday in New York. Yesterday was the end of UN Week and the effect it has on traffic in the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Seeing is Believing

Post-sunset sky above the Hudson. 6::00 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Thursday, September 25, 2014. Another beautiful day in New York. I sometimes feel, when I write those words describing the weather –...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Autumn cool

Fresh, cool autumn sky. 6:15 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Beautiful, sunny day, yesterday in New York. And Autumn cool with some rain passing through in the late evening. On...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

On Being a Rockefeller

The Hudson as seen from the terrace of Kykuit, looking northwest up the Hudson River. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Tuesday, September 23, the Autumnal Equinox 2014 , the first full day of Fall. The Sun was...Read the Full Story

Monday, September 22, 2014

Weekend Wondering

Coffee Shop. 9:30 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Monday, September 22, 2014. Last weekend of Summer . Sunny Friday and Saturday, coolish at times. High 60s down to high 50s. Although on Saturday it was...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 19, 2014

Cool for mid-September

Reading in Riverside. 4:30 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Friday, September 19, 2014. Another beautiful day in New York. The weatherman calls it “Cool for mid-September.” According to the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Accommodating to our needs

Down by the (Hudson) River. 4 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Thursday, September 18, 2014. Yesterday was another beautiful day in New York. Now people are starting to remark on what an incredible summer we...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

That's Entertainment

After school play time. 5 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Perfect late Summer, almost Autumn weather in New York. Low 70s with sunshine (and some passing storm clouds) in the...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Just a little patience

Painterly city sky. 5:45 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 . A beautiful almost Autumn day in New York with sunshine and temperatures in the cooling low 70s. The city is back to its old self...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 11, 2014

A New York Life

Broadway median. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, September 11, 2014 . Cooler weather in New York with rain imagined, maybe, but darker clouds passing over as if to confirm it. It is all a relief from...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Let’s start at the very beginning

Prince and Mercer. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, September 4, 2014. It was a warm and humid summer day yesterday in New York. But there was a light breeze here and there and a zip in the air as if...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

This is Fashion Month in New York

Late afternoon sky from Soho. 5:30 PM. Photo: JH. Today is the unofficial yet official of the opening of New York Fashion Week, with the FIT Museum Couture Council Luncheon at Lincoln Center where...Read the Full Story