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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem
Alexander Hamilton's dining room, at the Hamilton House in Harlem.
I admit - I'm no expert on the Pope. However, having lived in New York pretty much my entire life, and having spent three glorious years in New York City, I'd like to make a few suggestions for his NYC visit. It seems his Holiness is seeing a lot of the city, and is not … Continue reading What the Pope Should Do While Visiting NYC
It's been over a month since I last wrote a post, and since then I started a new marketing job and moved back into New York City! My new apartment is in Harlem, a few blocks south of my old neighborhood, Washington Heights, and so far I'm loving it. I am planning to blog more often now … Continue reading What I Missed About New York City
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
I am back in my home state and have finished getting settled in. I truly love New York and I am glad to be back. I've missed the parks, the culture, and variety of vegetarian food options! Not to mention the quiet. I never thought I would say that! Yes, New York City with all its … Continue reading What to Do In: New York City almost for Free (Essentials!)