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Brighton Beach Diaries

I started thinking this morning of the two years I spent living on the beach in Brooklyn. Out of nowhere, it occurred to me that the whole experience has taken […]

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Lemon Ball 2020

This weekend was significantly more exciting than expected. Initially I was planning to dog sit for my aunt’s new puppy while she and my cousin went to Philly for a […]

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Happy(ish) New Year

Note: Feel free to skip to the end—a map of my first weekend out in the new year. The rest is mostly reflection on the decade. I feel particularly nostalgic […]

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One Day in Flatiron

You don’t need more than one day, trust me. But there are some cool places in this mostly unremarkable neighborhood. I don’t really think of Flatiron much, although I now […]

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Ghosts of New York

There are ghosts in New York. There are ghosts everywhere. I am an open-minded skeptic; I believe in the paranormal, at least to an extent, because even if 99 out […]

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Best of the Lower East Side

I’ve loved the Lower East Side since I moved to the City six years ago. In addition to being full of amazing restaurants and nightlife, it’s the birthplace of punk, […]