01 February 2010
The answer? Nosegays & garlands, corsages & wreaths.
Back from brunch at Cafe Gitane in the Jane Hotel, formerly the American Seamen's Friend Society, where I sat with Rose and Jessica in a nook flooded with light off the Hudson. Tucked in a banquette, we ordered avocado toast, fruit with mint, and americanos, under the same roof where Titanic survivors were spirited away until the end of the American inquiry into the sinking of that great ship.