Monthly Archives: September 2010

For Sale (Fever Tree) Hey Joe part 1

The Brides of Mopti

The Niger River runs 4000 kilometers through Western Africa. Its existence was known to the Romans, although few people were aware of its source. Mungo Park explored the Mali interior finding death beyond the relative safety of Timbucktoo. It was acommn end for most European seeking the shrink the expanse of ‘terra incognita’ on the […]

Raptor Fest / Central Park

Saturday, October 2, 2010 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Learn all about birds of prey at our annual flight of fancy. Hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey will be on hand for flight demonstrations and more! The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan Location Details: Enter on West 106th Street and Central Park West. Cost […]

The Perfect Martini By Luis Bunuel

To provoke, or sustain, a reverie in a bar, you have to drink English gin, especially in the form of the dry martini. To be frank, given the primordial role in my life played by the dry martini, I think I really ought to give it at least a page. Like all cocktails, the martini, […]

The True Object of Desire

None more desirable than Catherine Deneuve in Luis Bunuel’s BELLE DU JOUR. The essence of 1967.