Lens on September 2018

After many weeks of unbearably hot NYC weather in September complete with grime, sweat, and too-cool subways, it's finally fall and boy does it feel like it. I've stocked up on pumpkin-flavored goodies from Trader Joe's and have broken into my stash of cool-weather clothes that have been sitting for months in their plastic storage … Continue reading Lens on September 2018

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Lens on July 2018

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

Unique New York: Open Garden Day NYC (Harlem style)

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)

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