1. Signs Can we please have more signs like this to brighten up our lives? In addition to my collection of feet pictures, I think I need to start a folder titled, “Great Signs”. This one is top of the list right now. 2. Fuku I first had a Fuku chicken sandwich in this underground … More Four for Friday!
My birthday has always marked the end of summer for me. Despite the first day of autumn occurring closer to September’s end than its beginning, the first day of September seems to demand its arrival. In the spirit of bidding summer an official farewell this week, I give you a photo series of my birthday … More Goodbye, Summer
For several years now, Lance and I have wanted to do a pizza tour in NYC. There were two factors which kept us hesitant: First, we weren’t sure we wanted to do such a ‘touristy’ thing. Tours are for people in places they don’t go to often. A city you frequent multiple times over the … More A Self-Made Pizza Tour of NYC
Today’s Four For Friday is completely food and drink based–and I love it. 1. Coffee Did you know, the smell of coffee alone can wake up your brain? Neither did I…until I read this article. I’ve been trying to learn a little more about the nitty gritty of this stuff I love so much. I’ll … More Four for Friday!
In June, I received a text from Hubby about a new show on Broadway. Now friends, this is a little unusual, because, let’s be real, 90% of the shows Hubby has seen on Broadway have been for me. One of his few favorites was an off Broadway production of Pygmalion*. *And, you guessed it, not … More 1984 on Broadway
I drove into the city* last Friday for the first time ever in the entirety of this thing which is my life. In the hours leading up to my drive, I was quite certain my life would not continue should I proceed with carrying out this task. *Which city, you ask? Come now, don’t you … More If Jess Drives to NYC, She’s Going to Need a Milkshake
The first time I took my younger brother, Joel, into the city he was in his early teens and at the wonderfully awkward stage where he wanted to do everything with me as a way of chaperoning my boyfriend and me.* We were youngsters ourselves and at the time came in and out of the … More Wow: A Tribute to NYC Architecture
I jump on any opportunity to go to NYC. Dinner. Shows. A walk in the park. It doesn’t matter how minute or monumental, I’m there. So when my younger brother hinted interest in going to The Chew, I reserved tickets without hesitation. Naturally, the trip couldn’t end once the live recording was finished. It has … More Cupcake ATM’s in NYC
These days I can’t seem to get enough of foods which would have made my child-size self wrinkle her nose. I guess I’m making up for lost time. The first time I ate Brussels sprouts was at Butter in New York. They were fried and piled high on a creamy spread of Ricotta on crunchy … More Make it Monday! Strawberry Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
I navigate cities with my head down, eyes pealed, and by way of intense power walking which stops never for a blinking red hand and only for moving vehicles. I don’t make eye contact on the subway, but am a master of peripheral vision. Hubby, on the other hand, has been known to stare with … More Desperate to see Lady Liberty