Great truck food again in 2022

Add the Food Truck Battle to our growing list of family traditions. In fact, George Two joined my dear wife Karen, terrific daughter Elisabeth and fiancé George to the New York State fairgrounds on a warm and sunny Saturday. George Three and I immediately jumped on the Bold Coast Lobster truck line, longest of the…

Quite a rhododendron

Last year the family attended the beautiful Rhododendron Festival while we were vacationing in Cape Cod. This May we are being treated to the glory of the full bloom of our own gorgeous plant of the variety in our backyard. We’re pretty sure this is full year two after we put it in our ground.…

Look for Mrs. Met, Mr. Met

Every time I venture to see the Syracuse Mets play at NBT Bank Stadium, it seems that I spy something added to the collection of Did You See That? This time around, it was the bold murals of Mrs. Met and Mr. Met on the doors of the women’s and men’s rooms that helped all…

Looking good on the field

A great addition to the Metropolitan Room experience are the two rows of seats directly in front of the dining space. Step out and you’ll find a view of the game that any major-league fan would pay megabucks for at a big-league park. At Sunday’s game, the seats in the sun gave way to an…

A great family day at the Syracuse Mets club

My dear wife Karen had a wonderful idea for this past Sunday. She sent me an item she spotted from the Syracuse Mets’ Facebook page promoting a Mothers Day special. They were throwing a nice brunch in their Metropolitan Club, with a ticket to the 1 p.m. game against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Wonderful…