I am a proud New Yorker, having lived here on and off (mostly on) since 2012. Ever since I was in high school, I wanted to live in Manhattan, and made countless trips on the Metro North to explore and get to know the city. I’ve lived in 4 neighborhoods, 2 boroughs, and am solidly… Read More Unique New York: My NY in 25
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… Read More 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… Read More Unique New York: Open Garden Day NYC (Harlem style)
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… Read More Lens on May 2018
Before January ends I wanted to do a recap of my 2017 and look ahead to a few fun things coming up in 2018! Inspired by Adventurous Kate and This Battered Suitcase who both did some great reflection posts, I put together a list of pretty much EVERYTHING that I did in 2017. It was… Read More 2017 Recap and Looking Forward to 2018
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… Read More The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem
Alexander Hamilton’s dining room, at the Hamilton House in Harlem.