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Wooden Turnstiles

In my last post, I mentioned that older son loves to read series of books — the longer the better. Before he read the Percy Jackson series, he read all of Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House books. He’ll still read the latest one for old...

NYC Types and Voices

The posters all over town for the upcoming Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (note the 2009 version uses the numerals rather than the orignal’s spelled-out numbers) had Stephanie and me itching to watch the original, which we did the other night. Well worth returning to,...

Nostalgia Train

Lost City had better luck than I when it came to dragging progeny to the MTA’s recent (and annual) moving museum — a 1930s subway train that ran, each of the past several Sundays, on the V line between 2nd Ave in Manhattan and Queensboro Plaza. If you,...