I walked over to Pommes Frites and ordered a heaping, hot cup of poutine.
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Mudspot, the cafe tied to New York City’s popular orange Mudtruck, was a few blocks from my brother’s apartment in the East Village. While I was waiting near the entrance for Amy to arrive, I watched an endless stream of people duck in from the cold to grab their pre-work cup of coffee. I forget […]
We convened outside Keste Pizzeria & Vino on a cold Sunday night.
In no time, we were chowing down on sugary churros, dipped in hot chocolate.
Last Thursday night, I descended upon 92YTribeca in NYC for a panel discussion called Travel Gets Social: The New World of Travel Media. Also in attendance: Maggie Soladay whose tweet about it first caught my eye, Michaela from Briefcase to Backpack, Sherry from Ottsworld, and Brian from No Debt World Travel. Later, I gathered that […]
I met my friend Kai at the corner of St Mark’s Place and something. This neighborhood in the East Village use to be a lot edgier – the domain of punks and the down and out. But that was then, and now there are just a few shops and people left to reflect that old […]
Nevada Smith’s in New York’s East Village is a prime spot for watching soccer in the city. My friend Kai took me there for an English Premiere League game a few years ago. It was a bright, sunny afternoon but once we stepped through the front door, we were in a completely different atmosphere. The […]
As I alluded to in my declaration of being alive and well in New York City, I took some time last Thursday to stroll through Central Park. I first came across a softball field with multiple games in progress. Don’t these people have jobs? Just kidding. I sat on a bench and played around with […]
I want to be a part of it: New York, New York – Frank Sinatra My endgame for the whole trip around the world was always to leverage my sense of being uprooted to make a move to another part of the country. New York City has always been tops on that list, so I […]