Category Archives: where i live

My Neighborhood Has A New Hummus Bar

That’s right, you heard me: we’re getting a hummus bar. And not one of those scuzzy hummus-and-falafel takeout places like the one near your office, either… our neighborhood will soon have a hummus bar, with authentic-style decor and a vaguely Arabic-sounding … Continue reading

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Five things about September 2011

I am preparing for my first full week as primary daytime caregiver for Sarah while her mother returns to work. So how am I preparing for a day chasing the whims of my infant daughter? I put her down to … Continue reading

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Five things about June 2011

It has been a very long time since I’ve added words to this space.  I’ve been neglectful of my time and craft. Truth be told, I realize the Internet may not be clamoring for yet another blog post pondering the … Continue reading

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Get to know your bodegas.

To my mild surprise, I am a full-fledged fired-up believer in what some folks call derisively the “nanny state.”  With this admission, I understand I’m taking the risk of plunging this blog into what-ticks-me-off territory way too soon… that sort … Continue reading

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Hi. What are you doing here?

Thank you for visiting this first installment of my fresh-out-of-the-packaging new blog, Eastern Parkway. The site is named for the Brooklyn boulevard that runs outside my kitchen window—the world’s first parkway, designed in the 1860’s by Frederick Law Olmstead and … Continue reading

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