Tag Archives: Tribeca

Arranging Deli Flowers, Ikebana-Style

THE CLASS DESCRIPTION was, to me, irresistible, and I signed up: a two-hour evening workshop called “How to Arrange Deli Flowers” at the Tribeca branch of Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y. We were to bring scissors and a container, as well … Continue reading

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Around the Block in 50 Photos

SO OUT I WENT yesterday morning, camera in hand, to do my homework: the “20 paces” assignment from Stephen Sherman, who teaches a digital photography class at the 92Y in Tribeca. Though I felt a bit silly, stopping to take … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Photographer

IN MY CONTINUING EFFORTS to master my digital camera, a Canon S95, I’m taking another photography course at the new 92Y in Tribeca. Last winter, I studied there with photographer Palmer Davis, who emphasized artistry and creativity. This fall’s 4-session … Continue reading

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Photogenic Slices of Brooklyn

AFTER MORE THAN 500 BLOG POSTS, illustrated with thousands of pictures, I was feeling the need for some fresh inspiration. Conveniently, the new 92Y in Tribeca is offering a 7-session photography course this winter called just that: “Inspiration and Vision.” … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane

THIS OLD-HOUSE FIXATION OF MINE is nothing new. I came to Manhattan at 17 to attend NYU and lasted one year in a dorm. Since then, I’ve never lived in a modern building, only 19th century relics — a series … Continue reading

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