Somehow, the calendar magically changed over to August, with July just creeping right on by, and with it, most of summer! While there's still plenty of sweltering hot weather to be had here in New York City, something about it being August brings back 'back-to-school' feelings, and that the mystical time of relaxing and long … Continue reading Lens on July 2018
On Saturday, July 14, NYC Parks GreenThumb hosted the first ever Open Garden Day NYC! Over 70 community gardens across the five boroughs were all open at the same time, in celebration of GreenThumb’s 40th Anniversary. Gardens were either hosting a workshop, having a concert, or just being open for gardeners to give a tour … Continue reading Unique New York: Open Garden Day NYC (Harlem style)
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Most New Yorkers have heard of Shakespeare in the Park, meaning the big festival in Central Park. I have had the fortune of attending performances the past two years and they were both spectacular. But a far fewer number have heard of or attended the free uptown iteration in Marcus Garvey Park. Not only does … Continue reading The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem
My home for two years, Washington Heights holds a special place in my heart. Here are my favorite things, written as a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to visit or move to this wonderful neighborhood.
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
June marks not only my birthday month, but four years of this blog! I have written blogs since 2009, and started this blog in June 2011 (you can find more of my posts elsewhere on the web here) and it has been absolutely fun. Creating new content, sharing my photographs and stories, and making connections is so … Continue reading Happy birthday to me, and fourth blogiversary!