A Conversation With Nonagenarian Milton Fechter

A Conversation With Nonagenarian Milton Fechter

Milton Fechter is a nonagenarian—he’s 95-and-a-half years old—he’ll turn 96 in September. I met Milton in a roundabout way through a friend of a friend and he happens to live in the same co-op building as I do on the Lower East Side of New York City. In late...
Amtrak Writer-in-Residence

Amtrak Writer-in-Residence

In July of 2016, I was selected for the Amtrak Writer-in-Residence program. Follow along with me on my adventure writing-the-rails and riding-the-rails, discovering America, meeting new people, and collecting stories along the way! You can also follow me on Twitter,...
Small Business Spotlight: Mendel Goldberg Fabrics

Small Business Spotlight: Mendel Goldberg Fabrics

Alice Goldberg Wildes is a cyclone of energy. The great-granddaughter of Mendel Goldberg, founder of Mendel Goldberg Fabrics, is doing what she does best—providing highly personal service and applying her discerning, curator’s eye to clients. On this day, she’s on the...