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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

Debut gig next week

So I have a new band, Woodie Alan. The name is explained below. We have our first gig next Saturday, March 24 at the Orchard, near our house, same place we had our 40th bday party. I was getting nervous because I invited almost everyone I know…

If Murray Avenue means anything to you...

Then you have to watch this. It is actually just part one of three. Together, they are pure gold, a documentary of lower Murray Ave circa 1980. Featured business are Silberberg Bakery, Eddie's Newsstand and Fogels' Kosher Butcher. Anyone who…

Eli's toothlessness

I finally got some toothless grins but not the money shot yet. The look that he gives me where I can't not laugh, no matter what is going on.

Great Music site

I strongly urge everyone to check out www.pandora.com.I read about in a WSJ story a while ago and finally checked it out recently. It is really quite brilliant. They have something called the Music Genome Project, which has broken music down…

Jacob gets his silver

They have a merit system.. you get 15 and you get a bronze certificate , 30 you get a silver and so on... jacob recently got his silver, very proudly.

Classic picture

A friend sent this along. She took it on her way home. Good to see that despite efforts to replace the insanely translated English, some things will never change.We were sad to see the signs for the "Children Pleasure Garden" taken down in Ritan…
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Last week's column, with pics

Buying a New Year's Day sugar cane. Anna and friends. Notice how bundled up they are. Chinese people think we are committing child abuse to have an open coat like this. Fireworks stand near our house. There were many of these. Experiencing…

Not much...

Well, it's been a rough few days. Becky in Taiwan, Jacob laid out with stomach flu and Eli staying home from school because of a fever. He should have gone in today, though. He was fine, and bored. Anyhow, Jacob is slowly getting better, I think,…