Unique New York: Ajo y Oregano

Earlier this month, I went with some friends to Ajo y Oregano, a Dominican restaurant in the Bronx. The mouth-watering images on the restaurant's Instagram had piqued our interest. The storefront is nestled in between a barber shop and car repair shop on a mostly residential street in Parkchester in the Bronx. After about a … Continue reading Unique New York: Ajo y Oregano

Lens on May 2018

Hi friends! Here's the first of hopefully many installments of my Monthly Lens series, where I provide a roundup of a few fun things I've been up to the past month. In addition to the below, I was also in Seattle for a week, and I'll write about that trip in a separate post! Restaurants … Continue reading Lens on May 2018

The Tempest storms through Harlem

Originally written and published on Uptown Flavor, 7/24/2015 This summer's uptown iteration of Shakespeare in the Park brought The Tempest to the island of Hispaniola. I have attended the Classical Theatre of Harlem's summer Shakespeare productions for the past three years and I hope to see next summer's production. I have absolutely loved everything I … Continue reading The Tempest storms through Harlem

Your Day is My Night – World Premiere at MoMA

Last night, I went with a friend from college to MoMA Film for the world premiere of Your Day is My Night, a documentary/experimental film by Lynne Sachs about "shift-bed" apartments in Chinatown. The characters told vignettes about their lives; meanwhile, a new tenant moves into a crowded apartment with Asian immigrants in an effort … Continue reading Your Day is My Night – World Premiere at MoMA