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A Picnic at FDR's Library

A Picnic at FDR’s Library

Last weekend we had a picnic at FDR’s Library. The presidential museum in Hyde Park, New York, is a must-see historic site. It’s also a perfect spot for a packed lunch. The grounds are vast, serene, and mostly empty. Picnic tables are spread throughout. A cafe with an outdoor patio is steps away, but our

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Cake by the Slice

Cake by the Slice

Before cake by the slice was a thing, I was an enthusiastic patron of the cupcake bakeries that sprouted up all over Manhattan in the early 2000s. I patiently stood on the queue at the original Magnolia on Bleecker when the sign in the window proclaimed customers were limited to 10. The line often wrapped

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