Desperately seeking early signs of spring in Brooklyn Heights Tuesday, we came upon these posies at Packer Collegiate Institute. A modest but charming show of flora - what's not to like? We decided not to be scared by the roaring beast whose face is on the planter. When we looked a second time, we realized he resembles the Cowardly Lion from the Wizard of Oz. Who was a sweetheart, of course.
What greater cause for celebration can you think of than to honor a woman, and a voice synonymous with love, youth and spring? On May 5 at the elegant J.W. Marriott Essex House on Central Park South, Marta Eggerth in absentia was the honoree. … Full Article