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A Smattering of Books

No specific theme here—just some recommendations across the board. Things I’ve read and some old favorites I’ve returned to during quarantine. All good books to read in captivity for one […]

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NYC Favorites, Packed and Shipped

After a couple weeks in captivity, I am really, really missing my favorite NYC fewds. Even getting delivery is discouraged, and most of my favorite spots are in Manhattan or […]

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Happy Things

This entire apocalyptic shitstorm is obviously depressing and incredibly anxiety inducing. We’re all trapped at home just as it’s getting nice out. Especially tough in the city––I take walks and […]

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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, […]