2023: A 19th-Century Store: The St. James General Store

I live near the St. James General Store, which has been around since 1857. And it’s still active! While you can’t buy your grocery necessities, this general store houses the history of Long Island and New York. A Bit of History The front entrance of the St. James General Store. Built by Ebenezer Smith in … Continue reading 2023: A 19th-Century Store: The St. James General Store

2022: The Holiday Markets at Columbus Circle, NYC

Woo! Just in time for the holidays and Christmas. So the annual Holiday Markets at Columbus Circle in New York City enthralled many visitors and locals alike. While it can’t compare to the Christmas Markets in Europe, I would say these markets are just as festive! Exploring through the markets A typical mirror selfie 😉 … Continue reading 2022: The Holiday Markets at Columbus Circle, NYC

2022: The Interior Art of the Former Main US Post Office

Maybe it’s not a grand foyer like the Palais Garnier in Paris, but it’s close enough. Hey, at least it’s not crowded! (; (Perhaps if they put some theatre and brought some wine, more people would come. :P) The interior of the post office. It has a Beaux-Arts style. Anyway, a couple of Sundays ago, I … Continue reading 2022: The Interior Art of the Former Main US Post Office