Despite having lived in New York City for seven years, I had never ventured to one of the city’s biggest attractions…until last year! The Bronx Zoo covers over 260 acres of land in the Bronx Borough of New York City. If you have the IDNYC, you can get a free one year membership (there are plenty… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Bronx Zoo
Established in 1887, Peter Luger Steak House is a New York institution. Cash only, no reservations online, Peter Luger is the epitome of old-school Brooklyn. Their NYC location is right by the Williamsburg Bridge, which used to be a trek for Manhattanites but now a popular tourist destination. It isn’t easy to get a reservation… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Peter Luger, Brooklyn
Welcome to the first installment of the Official Unofficial NYC Brewery Tour…reviews, pictures, and tales from touring as many breweries in NYC (and maybe Long Island) as possible. First stop, the Five Boroughs Brewing Co. in Sunset Park! Tucked among warehouses in the formerly very industrial, now next-up-and-coming-neighborhood, the Five Boroughs tap room is a… Continue reading Official Unofficial NYC Brewery Tour: Five Boroughs Brewing Co.
Although the concept of a cat café is most associated with life in Japan, New York City boasts several. The city’s first café, the Meow Parlour, is located in the Lower East Side. Originally created to give cat lovers who are unable to have their own furry friend a place to play with these lovable creatures,… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Yoga in a Cat Cafe
This past winter, when NYC was in a state of perma-sludge, I was lucky enough to attend a very secret art show. 43 street artists, lead by Hanksy, turned a condemned building in Alphabet City into a giant and totally illegal art gallery. The girls with the weapons in these alcoves (one of them above)… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Surplus Candy