Monthly Archives: January 2015

Sic Transit TRANSIT Glory

I went to the Fulton Center to take photos of my image on the huge video screen, and I found that most of the “NY Minute” videos have been removed, replaced–so soon!–with advertising. Portions are still showing on smaller screens that are located in obscure areas that are not so attractive for ads. Oh well. Here’s […]

VERSE IN THE TIMES—My 15 Minutes as a Household Name—Part One

For a while when I was introduced to someone, their eyes would glaze over as they tried to decide why my name sounded familiar. Here’s the reason:   Sometime in the 80s I noticed that The New York Times had a column, started in 1976, called “Metropolitan Diary,” which printed items sent by readers that […]