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Your Guide to the Upper East Side: A Local’s Guide to the Best UES Attractions

Oh, you live on the Upper East Side? Isn’t it boring? Isn’t it where all the super-rich people live? These are common questions I get asked when I say I live on the Upper East Site. To New Yorkers, it’s considered a pretty boring place when you take into account all the other exciting neighborhoods in Manhattan. To outsiders, it’s all Gossip Girl and Sex and the City. To me, and over 220,000 other people, the Upper East Side is home.…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

The Morgan Library: A Book Lover’s Paradise

I can’t be the only one in love with old books, right? The Morgan Library in New York City called my name ever since I came across it online. I finally got the chance (aka decided not to be lazy) to…