Category Archives: New York State

Substance With No Soul. The $4 Billion Dollar Oculus in NYC.

Substance with no soul. Yet, it feeds on the souls of all those who died horribly across the street on 9-11. A few days ago I paid a visit to the Oculus in NYC to check it out. Had not … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Business, Government, Manhattan, Money, MTA, New York living, New York State, NYC, Shopping, Subway, Touristy, Transit, Uncategorized, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Day Tripping to Hudson Hil’s in Cold Spring NY.

Once in a while the need to escape NYC beckons. Don’t get me wrong as I love my city but there is a lot more to see and do outside of the five boroughs. Plenty of towns up north just … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Beer, Brunch, Day Trip, Dining, Food, Food Porn, Foodie, Gluttony, Gluttony Files, Lunch, New York State, Restaurant, Restaurant Review, Sandwich, Travel, Uncategorized, Weekend Getaway, Wine, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Take a break from gambling at Dan Rooney’s Cafe & Bar

Every once in a while we like to do a little gambling, but don’t want to schlep down three hours to Atlantic City. Closer to NYC is Empire City casino, which is really a racino, and while nowhere near as … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Atlantic City, Bars, Beer, Booze, Burger, Dining, Food, Food Porn, Foodie, Gambling, Gluttony, Gluttony Files, New York living, New York State, NYC, NYC Dining, Restaurant, Restaurant Review, Sports, Television, Uncategorized, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

We’re Day Tripping North of NYC to Cold Spring NY!

What’s not to love about this quaint charming little village just minutes away from NYC? If looking for a quick day trip Cold Spring NY is about and hour and twenty-minute ride on the Metro North out of Grand Central station. … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Cool Stuff, Day Trip, Dessert, Dining, Fun, Ice Cream, New York living, New York State, NYC, Old School, Shopping, Stores, Transit, Travel, Uncategorized, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

When the GPS sends you to Questa Lasagna in upper NY!

Lasagna. Delicious, fresh, hot, cheesy, mouth-watering pasta goodness. Well, this was an unexpected find in the upper regions of New York State. Not much in this small quaint town that looks like it’s plucked from middle America in the 1950’s, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Dessert, Dining, Food, Food Porn, Foodie, Gluttony, Gluttony Files, New York living, New York State, Restaurant, Restaurant Review, Travel, Uncategorized, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Watching the sun go down at The Oar Steak & Seafood Grill

Yes, every once in a while we do escape the concrete jungle of NYC and venture out to the suburbs to visit family. Many times they prepare us a wonderful home cooked meal, or do a meatfeast BBQ on the back … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Cocktail, Day Trip, Dining, Food, Food Porn, Foodie, Gluttony, Gluttony Files, New York living, New York State, Outdoors, Restaurant, Restaurant Review, Uncategorized, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Ice Cream Joy at Main Street Sweets, Tarrytown NY

The smell of freshly made waffles and sweetness in the air is intoxicating as you walk in the front door. You get in line and anxiously wait your turn to view the multitude of inventive flavors. Diet? What diet you … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Day Trip, Dessert, Food, Food Porn, Foodie, Gluttony, Gluttony Files, guilty pleasures, Ice Cream, New York State, Restaurant Review, Uncategorized, Weekend Getaway, Yelp | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments