Eating my way through the Dominican Republic

Groan… another food post?! About the Dominican Republic? Yes of course!! Maybe you missed the Dominican Food Week series (part 2 and part 3) from when I lived in Santo Domingo, but have no fear. I was back in June to visit friends and family and also attend a friends’ wedding at a resort. It was great to be back and to see everyone. Besides … Continue reading Eating my way through the Dominican Republic

A Weekend Away: Scenic Views in Westchester

A few weekends ago, I had the fortune not only to have some friends from the Dominican Republic visiting, but also to be blessed with glorious summer weather. We spent the weekend in Westchester, and spent it outside as much as possible. Our goals were to take in some nature and eat well, both easily accomplished in the county. For our first dose of nature, … Continue reading A Weekend Away: Scenic Views in Westchester

The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem

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 this company’s productions rival the renowned Public Theater’s shows, but … Continue reading The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem