Posts tagged New York City

National Ferris wheel day coming up

   February 6, 2014 5:56 am    0

Yes, I know — in February? Next Friday — Valentine’s Day — is Ferris Wheel Day — a tribute to George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., born on Feb. 14. My first date with my husband was on a Ferris wheel — at the North East Cherry Festival 12 years ago. So, here’s to George Ferris! The…


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Red all about it — World Stroke Day, red shoe day

   October 29, 2013 11:37 am    0

It’s Tuesday, Red Shoe Day and World Stroke Day. I’ll tie them together. Just give me a minute. A lot of people in my family and circle of friends have been affected by strokes. My grandfather, father, niece (and she was only 30) and many others close to me — young people — have had…


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Support women on Red Shoes Tuesday

   June 11, 2013 6:31 am    0

Get out those ruby red slippers today. Or heels. Or sneakers! The Red Shoe Movement is here, and it encourages women to wear red shoes to work on Tuesdays to show their support for other women in the workplace. Men are encouraged to wear red ties. The movement officially launched in New York City at…


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NBC hopes for ‘Downton Abbey’ American style

   November 27, 2012 4:23 pm    0

It’s all over the blogs right now. NBC announced today that the network has hired “Downton Abbey” writer Julian Fellowes to create a similar drama about  late-nineteenth-century New York City. Read the full story here from Vulture. It will be called “The Gilded Age,” and it will concentrate on money making Americans who lived lavishly. The news…


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Fashion Friday for kids — Fohawx fun

   September 21, 2012 7:34 am    0

I wasn’t sure if these were weird or awesome, so I asked parents of younger kids. Holly Waychoff says awesome — anything that gets kids to wear a bike or ski helmet is all right with her. Me too. Here’s a link to these funky colored Mohawks callled Fohawx! They are sold at Toys “R” Us…


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