Utopia in Hicksville for incense and other Wicca stuff

Utopia is incense warehouse There are not too many shops on Long Island that stock a large assortment of incense, candles, crystals and Wicca items like that.  However, in the land of Theresa Caputo, the Long Island Medium, there is a store called Utopia.  They have a 2-floor space at 3 Newbridge Road in Hicksville […]

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Celebrate Summer Solstice 2013

  The Summer Solstice begins 1:04 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, June 21.  It marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year.  To scientifically explain the solstice, we turn to National Geographic: The solstices are the results of Earth’s north-south axis being tilted 23.4 degrees relative to the ecliptic, the […]

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Meatballs and the Mob in Little Italy

Sometimes decisions about meatballs and Cosmos are made because someone makes you laugh.  It was like that on a recent summer evening in Little Italy.  With friends from out of town, we wandered down Mulberry Street in search of the perfect authentic Italian meal. Most of the restaurants have hawkers posted on the sidewalk to […]

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Free range egg farm on Long Island

When I heard there was a free range chicken farm nearby that sold eggs, I immediately got on google maps to find the way to Armstrong Farm.  The first day I drove around for 2-1/2 hours without hearing one cock-a-doodle-do.  While a lovely drive on the Gold Coast of Long Island on a pretty Spring […]

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Sandcastles, safaris, and rice ball mascots

Castles in the Czech Republic, Broadway fantasy camp, farmhouse rentals in Tuscany, Canadian Grand Prix, African safaris…  These are not dreams or daydreams I’ve recently had, but destination ideas from the New York Times Travel Show 2012.  I have attended the show for the past several years and always go on ‘press day’ which is […]

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March 10, 2012

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