I would have liked to have gone to the Cypress Inn, on Stanhope Road in Ridgewood, Queens. But it appears to have disappeared some time ago, to judge by the look of the old, remaining sign, and the dry cleaner that now occupies the place.
The original, running Jeremiad on the vestiges of Old New York as they are steamrolled under or threatened by the currently ruthless real estate market and the City Fathers' disregard for Gotham's historical and cultural fabric. Est. January 2006. Contact Me
I have lived in New York City since 1988 and earn my bread as a writer. I began this blog in January 2006. Beyond that, don't be so nosy.
"I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism."