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Easter Bonnet Parade

I felt totally out of place wearing my bicycle helmet on a packed fifth avenue on Sunday afternoon. It was the wrong vintage, the wrong event and simply had no style at all! What started years ago as an outpouring … Continue reading

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Conservatory Gardens

Riding through Central Park on a perfectly glorious Easter weekend would have been joy enough, but even though I was heading north with the expectation of finding the Conservatory Gardens, the first sight of the valley filled with pink and … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

The bakers of New York turned out a bun bonanza just in time for Easter. I had been despairing in the preceding weeks of even finding a slightly spiced fruity treat, but maybe the bakers were doing my buns a … Continue reading

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Cafe Sabarsky

Trading favorite eateries with a visitor from Chicago last week, I drew a gasp from the woman when I admitted to not having heard of Cafe Sabarsky¬†on the upper east side. She waxed lyrical about the pastries, about the importance … Continue reading

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