Category Archives: Road Trippin’

Scenes from Bulgaria: Plovdiv, Sofia & the Rhodope Mountains

This past year I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Bulgaria for the first time. Thanks to a trip arranged by the Kosovo Houses¬†(check out my profile of this mountain retreat on EuroCheapo), I was able to explore the … Continue reading

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Sally’s Apizza & Frank Pepe: A New Haven Pizza Pilgrimage

Pizza. While many Americans declare pizza to be an unhealthy obsession, I can eat it almost every night of the week. In fact, the one time we visited Napoli, Italy, we did just that, eating one Neapolitan pie per day … Continue reading

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City Love: Meandering Through Paris

I was lucky enough to visit Paris near the end of last year. It was only my fourth time in the City of Light, but somehow I always feel at home there. My French is horrible, but that doesn’t stop … Continue reading

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Fenway – Sacred Ground Since 1912

“Fenway is the essence of baseball.”¬† -Tom Seaver, Hall of Fame Pitcher After a long break, I finally got back to Fenway Park this season. During high school and college summers, it was practically a weekly religious experience for me. … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Regina: Anchovy Pie with a Live Soundtrack

Growing up just outside of Boston, one of the most memorable summer activities was venturing into the North End with my family for the Italian-American festivals that seem to take place almost every weekend during the hot summer days of … Continue reading

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Baseball Fever – Dodger Stadium

We here at 106th Street are always excited when April 1 rings in the start of baseball season. Thankfully, the Boys of Summer return each year to bring us hours and hours of our favorite slow, methodical sport that seems … Continue reading

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The Glory Days of Los Angeles Movie Houses

With the 2013 Oscars hoopla behind us, the 106th Streeters were reminded of our recent trip to Los Angeles. On this road trip we spent a day and night tramping all over Downtown L. A., stumbling onto building after building … Continue reading

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