The Malibu Diner on 23rd Street is very popular with the lunch crowd.
It's reliably packed and fulfills your every diner dream. Quick service, huge menu, coffee refills
doggy bags, TV, vast portions
desserts wrapped in cellophane - lots of neon lighting.
Our nephew James, visiting from England, declared the Philly cheese steak "Excellent".
From the West Side to the East Side - and the physical to the historical and spiritual. Here are windows from the wonderfully restored Eldridge Street Synagogue where my friend Roberta is a docent. I spent a fascinating afternoon there.
It's really amazing that this landmark was so very nearly lost.
The stained glass is especially lovely as is the contemporary rose window filled with stars by Kiki Smith.
It pelted with rain last Wednesday when I was up at the corner of 23rd St and 5th Avenue. Flash flood warnings etc. I got drenched. It was rather fun.On a more cheery note