Category Archives: Exploring New York City

Step Back in Time in the Back Room at Irish Haven

Although it’s a long trek by subway from Upper Manhattan, I love traveling out to Sunset Park in Brooklyn. It’s a great neighborhood filled with tacos, dim sum, an old-school bowling alley, and incredible views, of yes, the sunset. But somehow I … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland (aka Central Park)

As the blizzard of 2015 began its descent on New York, we ventured into Central Park to snap a few photos before the storm really took hold. Winter sensation Juno is supposed to wreak havoc across the region. But until the … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at Radio City Music Hall

The talented Rockettes might be the main attraction at Radio City Music Hall during the holidays, but the space itself is a true wonder. Stunning Art Deco details are everywhere you look, and just walking into the dramatic lobby can … Continue reading

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Harlem Architecture, Inside and Out

Spending a sunny day walking through Harlem is hard to beat. There’s incredible architecture everywhere you look, the street life is thriving, and a sense of history hovers over it all. This summer we had the chance to get an … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer. On a Boat.

“I’d rather be on a boat.” That’s my mantra for the summer of 2013, and my brilliant idea for a bumper sticker. For all of us New Yorkers jammed onto the subway, stuck on Broome Street getting into the Holland … Continue reading

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Drinking Like Days of Old: The Brooklyn Inn

Some barrooms have ski ball or gigantic big screen TVs. Others might employ bearded bartenders whipping up (or even torching) super fancy cocktails. But some, like one of my all time favorites, the Brooklyn Inn, skip the flair and head … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

Apologies in advance for the cheesy title, but sometimes you just have to pull an old cliche out of your doggie bag of tricks — especially when you’re walking down 23rd Street in Chelsea and come across this guy:

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