This week Feb The Beatles had an interview with Saturday Evening Post magazine while they were here on their first trip to the US - it would be a huge seller the next month when it hit magazine stands.
The Third Avenue El with the Chrysler Building silhouetted against the winter sky in the background, a photo courtesy of Todd Berkun.
Easy Sweet Potato Cake with Marshmallow Frosting recipe from The Country Cook
Merlin's Swan - 250 year old mechanical marvel! The Silver Swan dates from 1773 and was first recorded in 1774 as a crowd puller in the Mechanical Museum of James Cox, a London showman and dealer. The internal mechanism is by John Joseph Merlin, a famous inventor of the time. Over the last century it has become the icon of The Bowes Museum in England