New York: Journeying Into the Dream Machine

It’s undeniable: Instagram-baiting pop-ups have been, well, popping up everywhere in NYC for the last few years. What do I mean exactly? Think of an art exhibit with a liberal dollop of narcissism and you’ll have the measure of it. Essentially, these exhibits feature room after room of colorful walls, special effects, and props, all … More New York: Journeying Into the Dream Machine

New York: A Holiday Extravaganza at Dyker Heights Christmas Lights

If there’s one thing I love, it’s Christmas decorations; in my book, the more, the better. So when I moved to New York, Dyker Heights Christmas Lights was high on my list of must-visits. Tucked deep into Brooklyn, Dyker Heights is a neighborhood that, quite simply, loves Christmas. Many of the homes go all out, … More New York: A Holiday Extravaganza at Dyker Heights Christmas Lights

New York: Finding the Perfect Pizza Slice in Brooklyn

True New Yorkers would no doubt tell anybody that their pizza was the very best pizza in the world, and for my money, it is pretty damn good. Yet when it comes to pizza, I rarely stray beyond my beloved Patsy’s on the Upper West Side. Wanting to rectify that – and wanting a good “fun … More New York: Finding the Perfect Pizza Slice in Brooklyn

New York: A Saturday Morning Walk from Manhattan to Brooklyn

After spending September through December in Paris, I returned to New York this January with a renewed enthusiasm for exploring the city I call home. Some of my missions? Check restaurants off my seemingly never-ending list, visit the spots I’ve been meaning to get to out forever, and walk, walk, walk in an effort to get … More New York: A Saturday Morning Walk from Manhattan to Brooklyn

Under the Manhattan Bridge at the New York Festival of Light

Once again, I’ve fallen behind on blogging, but perhaps, this time, with good reason: I’ve had a crazy busy fall, starting with apartment hunting in New York (an insane process even in the best of circumstances), followed by traveling around Italy, moving to New York, starting a new job, and becoming super busy at said … More Under the Manhattan Bridge at the New York Festival of Light