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: Cherry Blossom Season on Roosevelt Island

Though I had visited Roosevelt Island once before, I had never been in the ideal time of year: springtime or, more specifically, cherry blossom season. Thankfully, this year, I changed all that. Roosevelt Island is – at least from my perspective, which could be inaccurate – not exactly chock full of things to do. But … More New York: Cherry Blossom Season on Roosevelt Island

New York: My Annual Pilgrimage to the Orchid Show

Every March, I find myself making a trip north to the Bronx. The reason? Orchids, of course. Since moving to New York three and a half years ago, it has become a yearly ritual for me to attend “The Orchid Show,” held annually in the beautiful greenhouse at the New York Botanical Garden. The show’s theme … More New York: My Annual Pilgrimage to the Orchid Show