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Shared Memories: For the love New York Lunch

Originally posted on Gloversville Arts:
Written by guest blogger Jessica Henry McClements ? ? Close your eyes. Take a moment to relax and breathe in and out a few times. Now, imagine. You hear the clinking of glass. The smell of onions sizzling on a grill starts to fill your nose. You can hear someone saying “two dogs with the works please.” Next to you, someone is pouring coffee. Can you smell French fries fresh up from a fryer? Can you hear the soft humming sounds of a refrigerator? There is steam wafting through the air. The soft tinkling of forks and knives can be heard throughout. Open your eyes. What did you see? Where were you in that moment? If you were thinking of your favorite diner then you’re in the right place. For me, that would be New York Lunch on Bleecker Street in Gloversville. I have been eating at New York Lunch since I was a small child. My grandparents would take me shopping for new shoes at Rossbach’s or to pick…

Turning 40

Saturday September 1st, 2018 was a big milestone for me as I celebrated my 40th birthday, turning 40 is the new 20 they say.  Deciding to celebrate my 40th in Gloversville, New York with my family was inspiring. From stopping to an antiques shop on the way, to stopping to an art gallery and coop.  After stopping being inspired and buying a thing or two, we stopped at a nice restaurant after.  Taking good photographs was another great part of the day to. Mom used to work for the Grandoe Corporation in Gloversville and is somewhat familiar with the area.  Driving an hour to work everyday and back home, she never stopped at other places in town, which is why I suggested we go for my birthday. Another big part of the day was stopping at a famous sewing center in town called Gloversville Sewing Center.  Fascinated with the new sewing machines, fabric, sewing tools, accessories, and books, it was well worth the trip