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End of Summer Blues

It’s the end of the summer, guys. I know, I know. I’ve been putting it off in my mind for the last three months too. But there are some serious pluses to summer being over. Don’t believe me? Well let’s see here…The weather is going to drastically cool down. So there’s that. That’s all I … Continue reading

Strangers in a Strange Land

I have been wandering around the East Village for the past couple days scoping out places to shop and eat and I’ve come up with a list. I had a criteria for what I was looking for: cozy, locally or family owned, or at least has been in the neighborhood for a while, that look … Continue reading

States of Play

Photos from Coney Island and the game…

Summer Sessions

Hey its almost July! In honor of summer being (nearly) midway over, here are few places on my list of activities that I’ve vowed to complete before the leaves start falling off all the trees. 1. Walk in the length of the Highline park – Highline is a West Village historical marker. Its beautiful and … Continue reading

Top Five

It’s the summer so I’m discovering new things that I’m falling in love with and rediscovering lots of old, but timeless, things. I’m keeping track of my favorites in a post I’ll call “Top Five”… These are just a few of things that have got my summer going in the right direction. June has been … Continue reading

Summer Games I – Re do

My favorite part of summer is all the time I have to cook. BBQs, potlucks, candlelite, and any other kind of variety. I use the summer to experiment with taste and flavor and to try lots of new recipes. I’m gathering a makeshift cookbook made from old scraps of paper and notecards that always seem … Continue reading

Party People

two fun photos from a potluck that two friends put on for their engagement party. about 20 close friends gathered in their cobble hill brownstone for delicious home made food compliments of the happy couple. there was also plenty of sugar cookie dough on hand and lots of playful cookie cutters for our enjoyment. cooper … Continue reading

Historical Findings

photos from my amazing solo trip to the MET

A chubby animal, and other thoughts

I have a cold, so I stayed in today and I got to thinking about a few things while watching Futurama re-runs. (Who gets a cold in the middle of summer?) I think want to make a summer bucket list. I already know that going to MET and the ballet will be on there, but … Continue reading

Summer Games II

This is the delicious burger that I enjoyed on memorial day. Grilling is a practice everyone should become familiar with, especially in the summer. I’m still perfecting my technique but judging my the amount of people I know with roofs and grills in the city (a surprising amount), I think I’m going to get a … Continue reading