Friday, April 24, 2009

No Need for a Doggie Bag

Winston the dog joins his owners for a little framboise at Il Bagatto on East 2nd Street on the first balmy night of spring in New York City.

Monday, April 06, 2009

Sunday in Williamsburg

Thousands of members of the Jewish community came on foot and by car to receive free bags of Kosher for Passover potatoes, onions and soda water provided by the Satmar Hasidic movement on Kent Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon.

Passover, aka the Feast without Yeast, celebrates God sparing the Israelites when he killed the first born of Egypt followed by the Jewish peoples' Biblical exodus from slavery. The holiday begins on Wednesday evening and ends on April 15th

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Postcard Night

Doree Shafrir, left, and Jessica Grose, authors of Love, Mom: Poignant, Goofy, Brilliant Messages from Home welcomed guests at their book launch party Tuesday night at the Slipper Room in the Lower East Side with promises of mom-tini's and cupcakes. The book, which is conveniently on sale in time for Mother's Day, is a collection of contributions from their website Postcards from Yo Momma.

A sample submission:

That’s great about your new job, I’m so proud of you babygirl! So you know what I was thinking?…you live in the Bronx and work in Manhattan and Derek Jeter lives in Manhattan and works in the Bronx. You should give him a call & get together.