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Hanging on the Met Rooftop + Our Weekly Question

I have a long list of things I want to do/see around NYC, but even with our regular rhythm of getting out to explore this city of ours, I’m still surprised by how long some of my bucket list items stay on my list. Not to mention it seems that with every item I check off, there are two to three new experiences that get tacked on.

On Friday, we did one of the things that’s been on the list for awhile — we made a visit to the rooftop terrace at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which I’d long heard has some of the best views in the city.  Continue Reading

Around NYC

The Mixtape // 08.11.17

Last week, two friends and I got on a train and headed out of the city. After an hour’s ride, we reached Cold Spring, NY where we rented stand up paddleboards and explored the quaint town. It was a great time, and I took way too many pictures, so I’m sharing them in today’s mixtape, along with a few other things that should be on your radar.  Continue Reading

Around NYC, Food

Wowfulls on the Lower East Side

Am I the only one who feels overwhelmed trying to keep up with all of the themed celebrations that come up these days? Like National Donut Day, National Puppy Day, National Siblings Day (which I swear happens at least three times a year), or International Bacon Day (I thought I made this one up, but Google told me it’s coming up on September 2). It’s all way too much.

And yet… when I learned yesterday was National Ice Cream day, it seems I had a change of heart and felt this was one themed day I should get behind.  Continue Reading

Around NYC

Pop-Up White Dinner in Brooklyn

One of my favorite things to experience during a New York City summer is one of the pop-up white dinners hosted by Handmade Events. When the tickets go on sale for these dinners, they sell out quickly, and with good reason–who wouldn’t want to attend a party with 5,000 beautiful people, decked out in white, in a dope location, and the very best vibes? Continue Reading