Most of us avoid the city like the plague in summer, but as soon as the temperature drops (today!), I start planning jaunts for museum hopping, shopping, and these days I have an even more compelling reason: getting a glimpse of my daughter! Recently I stayed in Dumbo for a change of pace, and you may want to consider a weekend there, too. See below. Laura loved Once at the Ivoryton, so I’m taking a cue and getting tix. And I think there are a few seats left for my interview with Nicholas Sparks at The Garde. Click below for tickets. Keep an eye on The E List for upcoming Girls’ Nights Out; we have Essex and Guilford in the works. Things are certainly ramping up around here! Happy Fall! Click here to read the entire newsletter.