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my city. my new york. eataly.

A good portion of the time I spent in Europe went to visiting markets.  Having spent so much time in Spain, it isn’t a wonder that my favourite markets include La … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

a soundtrack to my life (April 21-27, 2014)

Weeks are going by faster, as they always do when you have a lot to do.  But I still find songs of the day or songs that define the day. … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

a work in progress

Moving cities is exciting and adventure-filled.  You have all these new restaurants to try, new and different activities to occupy yourself with on weekends, streets to explore, friends to make, … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

my city. my new york. cupcakes.

Cupcakes, fairy cakes, whatever you want to call them… I LOVE them.  What isn’t to like?!  It’s a non-commitment cake.  It’s smaller in size than any slice of cake, which … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

my city. my new york. crif dogs.

As a child I wasn’t a fan of hotdogs.  I mean, they were great and I loved the little tiny red ones that would be put on toothpicks next to … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

my city. my new york. greenwood cemetery.

In the last week of February I was heading to Brooklyn late in the afternoon.  Tired and distracted, I got on the wrong train and got off at the wrong … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

a soundtrack to my life (April 14-20, 2014)

  Somewhere out there someone has expressed this thought better, more poetic, more eloquently, or–at the very least–more succinctly that I am about to:  We live in an age where … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

my city. my new york. insomnia cookies.

Raise your hand if your favourite Sesame Street character was Cookie Monster.  Mine was.  In fact, that blue muppet’s addiction to cookies might have been what got me started with … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

my city. my new york. serendipity cafe.

Cheesily playing Annie Lennox’ Waiting in Vain while I write this. The Serendipity III Cafe was made famous to me by the movie Serendipity starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

my city. my new york. east river park.

The health benefits of walking are relatively well known.  Many doctors and nutritionists often recommend it as a first step towards regular exercise.  Perhaps a little less known are its … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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