Modern Living


There are many ways to get into the spirit of Halloween (pun intended), and virtually all of them can be found explained in a new book by Mickie Mueller. Entitled Llewellyn’s Little Book of Halloween, […]

Music Scene

Bernstein at 100

Leonard Bernstein would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. Alas he only made it to 72, dying in 1990, the year after I saw him at Carnegie Hall. Throughout 2018 symphonies across the country […]

Historic Sites


When is Fallingwater not Fallingwater? Answer: some winters are so cold the waterfall at the ueber-famous Frank Lloyd Wright house freezes. One of the guides told me it is quite eerie when the house is […]