May in an Instagram

Instagram is, hands down, my favorite social media creation ever. One might even say – rather uncharitably, I would argue – that I am ever so slightly obsessed with it.

In recent months, however, I haven’t been feeling very Instagram-inspired. Well, to be clear, I was still inspired by other people’s photographs on Instagram, but I didn’t feel I was snapping many Instagram-worthy moments of my own. The last few months of the school year were crazy busy, and it seemed like I was spending much more time in the library or hunched over my desk than I was doing anything remotely worth photographing.

Fast forward to this summer – now, I’m in NYC, and there are things to photograph everywhere. I might be stating the obvious, but this city is so inspiring, and I’m on an Instagram kick once again. Here are some highlights from May in NYC:

may 1&2

1. Arriving at LGA / 2. Sparklers in champagne at our PS 450 brunch

may 3&4

3. NYC in motion / 4. My favorite piece of architecture, the Flatiron

may 5&6

5. The Flatiron & Flowers / 6. The string installation at Madison Square Park

may 7&8

7. AD posters on the street / 8. Peeking into Gramercy Park

may 9&10

9. Latte art at Gregory’s / 10. Post-work macarons at Bouchon Bakery

may 11&12

11. Evening at the Shake Shack / 12. Flowers on the Upper West Side

may 13&14

13. Lobster roll from Red Hook Lobster Pound / 14. Crepe from Bar Suzette

may 15&16

15. Baklava from Mmm Enfes / 16. Red velvet ice cream sandwich from Melt

may 17&18

17. Punk: Chaos to Couture at the Met / 18. More from the punk exhibit

may 19&20

19. Textured art at the Met / 20. Passing by Bloomingdales

may 21&22

21. Colorful wares at Marimekko / 22. Walking through Astor Place

may 23&24

23. Pizza & Prosecco at Sotto 13 / 24. High school friends at brunch!

may 25&26

25. Reading at Madison Square Park / 26. I love this building

may 27&28

27. Passing by Radio City Music Hall / 28. Catching Manhattanhenge

may 29&30

29. Bedford Ave. in Williamsburg / 30. Posters in Williamsburg

may 31&32

31. Maple bacon at Smorgasburg / 32. Lovely Manhattan

If you like these, why not follow me on Instagram?

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