Poignant thoughts on priorities and focus

It was a great Thanksgiving weekend, despite having “walking pneumonia”. I’m still not recovered but sitting here trying to get my focus straight for the next week I have been reading a lot lately and found these thoughts I saved on a paper in one of my books. I don’t have a source, if you …

Vesuvio Bakery is finally getting reoccupied

I’ve seen Vesuvio closed for almost a year now, noting earlier this year that it was up for sale. I just read this NYMag post that it’s finally getting reoccupied by City Bakery’s newest launch of Birdbath. I just hope its not all vegan! Here’s the rest of the post: When the City Bakery‚Äôs Maury …

Hipster style is the worst of the 80’s gone bad

Look at this fucking hipster is a photo blog of the “best” of the worst of hipster gear. Check the gear! The term hipster has become synonymous with with ridiculous clashing 80’s style. Skinny jeans that make your butt look saggy, clash colored checkered button up, sweater vest 2 sizes too small, and any other …

Hog Flu gets wild; Medical warnings & preperations for Swine Flu

I’ve heard the rumbling fears of our medical health academia in the past about the potentials for Global Pandemics since the Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) out breaks a few years ago. With such a diverse and openly traveled globe, the probability to spread disease from community to community, continent to continent is dramatically salient. The …

Failure to Launch in Trump’s World

The World Bar opened 2001, in the Trump Towers residential building across from the UN near the East River in Midtown (owned by Mark C. Grossich who coincidentally also owns one of my favorite business cocktail lounges The Campbell Apartment in Grand Central Terminal). The World made news when it was featured in Forbes as …

Is there ever enough “Wealth “?

“The real source of wealth and capital in this new era is not material things.. it is the human mind, the human spirit, the human imagination, and our faith in the future.” Read that quote again. Fairly profound, you’d think this was said by a leader, a philosopher or some other humanist of our time. …