Saturday, April 28, 2007
Upper East Side, April 2007
Neil's Coffee Shop at Lexington Avenue and 70th Street is a great old-fashioned diner. It has fake marble painted onto the interior walls and a greasy-spoon kind of feel. It's exactly the kind of diner I love. I pop in there for pancakes if I happen to be in the neighborhood on a picture-taking (or some other) expedition.
It looks like the owner bricked in a couple of windows on the side wall of Neil's, and the paint doesn't quite match. Which makes it all the more beautiful!
Saw "Year of the Dog" last night - a VERY good movie, though also a little unsettling. It's about loving animals and loving people, and finding the balance between those two different loves. Molly Shannon and Peter Sarsgaard are GREAT.