Fine dining, on the train 3

Fine dining, on the train History Photos

Last weekend when I was out and about, I couldn’t resist making the purchase of an old New York Central dining car menu. I don’t particularly need a dining car menu (just as a cat lady doesn’t really need 50 cats :P), but here I am with a new acquisition...

Fall Roadtrip Day 1: Bennington Station, Vermont 0

Fall Roadtrip Day 1: Bennington Station, Vermont Photos

Yesterday’s stormy weather played havoc on the trains and roads… perfect weather for the start of my fall roadtrip. Most of the stops I had planned (some of the old Harlem Stations) were postponed until Sunday, and perhaps the things I planned on Sunday will be cancelled. But determined to...

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Katonah 8

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Katonah Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

By now my little photography adventures have taken me to almost all of the Harlem Line stations (the only outstanding stations are Woodlawn, Williams Bridge, Botanical Garden, Melrose and Tremont. I’ve been warned for my safety at the last two). I’ve done a lot of fun things, and gotten to...

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Fleetwood 11

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Fleetwood Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Oh Fleetwood, to me you will always be synonymous with chicken teriyaki. Let me explain. I have the beginnings of a problem – a hoarding problem (Cat Girl now, Cat Lady tomorrow!). I feel just about terrible throwing anything away, even if I don’t really want it. I hate wasting....

Good Eats at the Former Valhalla Train Station 1

Good Eats at the Former Valhalla Train Station Trains Photos

Imagine that, today I get to be a food critic! My friend Despina is fasting for Lent, and was looking for a decent place to eat (her variety of “fasting” is essentially eating vegan), and suggested Valhalla Crossing, which right next to Valhalla’s Metro-North station, and historically, was the original...