From a reliable source we learned today that Yankee star Alex Rodriguez - ARod - was seen shopping recently at the famed shop of Michael Strauss Silver Smiths, Ltd. located in the lobby of the Park East Day School building at 164 East 68th Street in New York.
ARod had to be stopped and signed in by the security officer before he could enter the building and purchase some "kabbalistic" silver baubles for his flame, the famed Madonna.
Word of the Yankee star's visit to the building spread quickly through the school.
Sorry but we don't know exactly what the famed ARod (site) bought for Madonna.
Strauss lists these objects on their web site: "Sabbath candlesticks, a kiddush cup, a seder plate, a tzedakah box - these are just a few of the items that will be cherished and will become family heirlooms."
They invite shoppers to, "Come and browse in our glittering showroom. You will see exclusive, one-of-a-kind works of modern silversmiths and authentic reproductions of the treasures of European Jewry. You may choose from modestly priced gift items - a mezuzah case, a Chanukah menorah, and many others - that are ours alone. You will receive expert advice and personal attention from our highly experienced staff. Engraving and gift wrapping are available, of course."