water taxi

water taxi

Another “Sorry, Stephen”: in the scant three hours we had between throwing Stephen on a plane and heading out of the city ourselves, not only did we make it to Times Square, we also rode the water taxi around a good bit of Manhattan. We didn’t have time for the...Read more
times square

times square

    I avoided Times Square when I lived in New York and never made it there with Stephen while he was in town, but as soon as Ann and I threw him on a plane back to the other side of the ocean, we made our way straight there. And you...Read more
manhattan’s streets

manhattan’s streets

  I wax a lot more poetic about New York City now that it’s been a while since I lived there and am far removed from the stress of working there — though even just visiting I find myself getting sucked back into the go-go-go routine, running around so much that...Read more
manhattan food recs

manhattan food recs

  1. Cienfuegos, East Village: amazing dark & stormy cocktails with homemade ginger beer; crispy avocado with guava habañero; excellent atmosphere. Yes, the cocktails are expensive. Yes, they are worth every penny. Excuse the blurry picture of the crispy avocado. I would have taken another shot, but we were too busy...Read more
brooklyn

brooklyn

Stephen and I spent parts of five days in NYC in early June. Here are a few shots from the wonderful Saturday we spent in Brooklyn, land of Smorgasburg and microbatch, locally sourced cat food. Bless hipsterland.Read more
one week from today

one week from today

  Stephen and I are flying to the US next Thursday to spend about 36 hours in Boston, a couple of days in Middlebury, Vermont, and a good chunk of time in Stone Harbor and NYC. Can. Not. Wait. (I haven’t been to Stone Harbor since September 2011, which does not...Read more
fly-by nyc

fly-by nyc

  I passed through NYC briefly (so briefly!) at the start and the end of my trip to the US for Christmas, to see my friend and former roommate Diana get married to her longtime boyfriend Vilas. So fun! I also got to hang out with Amanda, spend a little while...Read more