We're coming to New york because we've been promising ourselves to come to see the art galleries since my husband John and I studied Fine Art at university. Now our second oldest daughter Katy is studying History Of Art at university and our youngest, Alice, is studying it for A-level. we have one more, Amy who has just graduated in History. I set up an art materials shop in London 25 years ago and work there still - have a (email hidden) I also still do a bit of painting - there might still be some of my paintings on that website. John is a freelance editor working for many publishers in London. We live in the East End of London which is full of artists and seems very like your area where we expect to feel quite at home.