An interesting new law in New York is quite suddenly apparent now: food chains, restaurants, even coffee houses are now required by law to include the calorie content of all menu items. My hubby and I first came to this realization when we went to TGI Friday’s for a splurge dinner very early on in our residence here. We suddenly had to come to the realization that one meal here would constitute the equivalent calories of an entire day’s worth. I opted for the lean steak and vegetables on the side, but didn’t hesitate to help myself to some of
One sees the oddest things in New York subways. Like this group of strapping, young, fit, uh…let’s just say easy-on-the-eyes men walking around in a group, dressed only in boxers, robes, and footwear (and the odd hat & sunglasses, as you can see). Pete was talking to me (we had just went to Trader Joe’s) and my mind suddenly went blank as I saw these gentlemen come into view over Pete’s shoulder. “Sorry, I’ve suddenly become very distracted” I told Pete, who then began to noticed the be-robed adonises (adoni?) walking by. He took this picture with his iPhone and
Anyone who’s reading this: a favor – email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject MELISSA LYONS 🙂 I’m helping a friend win a contest: www.jasonrobertbrown.com/weblog/2008/07/contest_update.php No spam, I swear.
I just signed up for the fun concept of a night of 1930’s music…American Idol style. A fun party made in honor of Dorothy Parker’s 115th birthday will be on August 20th at the Broadway Baby Bistro & Piano Lounge 318 WEST 53RD STREET • NYC (Between 8th & 9th Avenues) 212 – 757 – 5808. 20 contestants (including me) will be singing period songs and American Songbook pieces and have general fun together – regardless to who makes it to the winning 1st prize spot. But they do give out the Audience prize for most votes from the crowd,so