Theatre Threads

By Irv Bauer October 30, 2013 – After Midnight – Conceived by Jack Viertel and based on Duke Ellington’s music and Harlem’s famed Cotton Club. […]


Early December. A birder’s doldrums. There aren’t actually many birds around Hudson River Park this morning, but the anticipation of a late migrant snuffling in […]

The Ink Pot

Until the early 1920s, the buildings around Sheridan Square were a lot shorter than they are today. With the exception of the eight-story building at […]

The City

Poems by Sherri Felt Dratfield West Village resident Sherri Dratfield published her first book of poetry in June. Her second book, Water Vigils, is scheduled […]

The Sweet Stink

SnackBar I bought a pound of shiny brown chestnuts, all ready to inaugurate the seasonal spirit of gluttony by making a batch of marronsglacés. I […]