Category Archive: NYC

Happy Holidays from NYC!

On my way home from a surprise evening at the theater last night, I stopped by to see the tree for the first time this year. Despite the cold and crowds, Christmas is… Continue reading

Matilda on Broadway

I bought tickets to Matilda the Musical in May, and finally saw the show on Saturday night. I have a really strong attachment to the story: It was my first favorite book. All of Roald Dahl’s… Continue reading

Happy New York Fashion Week!

Twice a year, designers, models, hair and makeup artists, production companies, publicists, buyers, and editors flock to Lincoln Center (previously Bryant Park) in New York City for 8 days of what’s next in… Continue reading

Games at Brooklyn Strategist

This past weekend, I raced in Formula 1 and grew and harvested bamboo, all while drinking beer and eating pizza. Mike and I went to The Brooklyn Strategist in Cobble Hill with our friends… Continue reading

Free in NYC: Shakespeare in the Park

I finally made it to Shakespeare in the Park! For 51 years, the Public Theater has been making summer nights special with free productions. To get tickets, you show up early (the line starts… Continue reading

Magic

I saw this twice while walking around NYC this weekend: A quick Google search led me to In Pursuit of Magic, the website of “two female street artists on a crusade to elevate consciousness… Continue reading

Reading En-Route

I stumbled upon The Underground New York Public Library, Ourit Ben-Haim’s photo series of people reading on the NYC subway, last week via A Cup of Jo. The photos really capture that experience of finding… Continue reading

Seeing and Re-reading The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby is a perfect novel in many ways, and lots of people have different reasons for calling it their favorite. One of mine is this sentence: The city seen from the Queensboro… Continue reading

A Night at the Opera

On Wednesday night, a department at Mike’s firm hosted a dinner at Rosa Mexicano. After the meal we all hopped across the street to see a performance of Verdi’s Rigoletto at The Metropolitan Opera. … Continue reading

Sunshine in Central Park

Happy Monday! How did you enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend? I spent a good chunk of both days in the park–reading, chatting, strolling, and soaking up Spring. Photos courtesy of Christina Amoroso.