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  • Visiting Dia:Beacon in Beacon, New York

    If you’re looking for the perfect escape from New York City, head to Dia:Beacon. An hour and a half from NYC and just a quick train ride on Metro-North, Dia:Beacon makes a great day trip from NYC, especially if you love art. About Dia:Beacon Housed…

  • Gallery Hopping in Chelsea

    One of my favorite activities of late has been gallery hopping in Chelsea. It’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon in NYC if you love art and wandering—especially if you don’t want to pay museum admissions or fight museum crowds. My mom was in…

  • Snowfall in NYC: A Photo Journal

    You all know I love snow, so I’ve been anxiously awaiting for this day to come. In true Lorelai Gilmore fashion, I couldn’t pass up the first snowfall of the winter without spending time outside wandering around and enjoying the snow. I also wanted to…

  • Bastille Day in NYC

    One of my NYC traditions (is it a tradition if I’ve only done it twice?!) is celebrating Bastille Day. Why, you might think, do I celebrate the French national holiday in NYC? New York City has a large French and francophone community and, each year,…

  • An Afternoon on Roosevelt Island

    Have you ever heard of Roosevelt Island? I hadn’t either, at least not until I moved to NYC last year. For those who don’t know, Roosevelt Island is a small island between Manhattan and Queens, named after FDR in 1971. It only took a year,…

  • One Year in NYC: Looking Back and Looking Forward

    Just over one year ago, I moved to New York City. Crazy, right?! I can hardly believe it myself. This marks the longest I’ve lived in one place since I finished high school. After I graduated, I went to Davidson, but it was that weird…