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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 wanderingโ€”especially if you don’t want to pay museum admissions or fight museum crowds. My mom was in town for the weekend, and after a delicious breakfast of tea, scones and bacon, we set off for Chelsea, ready to gallery hop our afternoon away. Where is Chelsea? If you’re an NYC neophyte, or…

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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…

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…

The Morgan Library: A Book Lover’s Paradise

I can’t be the only one in love with old books, right? The Morgan Library has been calling my name ever since I came across it online. Iย finallyย got the chance (aka decided not to be lazy) to go over…

Life Lately: I Got a Camera!

If you didn’t know, 90% of the pictures on this blog are taken with my iPhone. The other 10% were taken with a simple point and shoot digital camera. I’ve really grown to love photography recently (I’ve always had…

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Storm Stella in NYC

There are two magical times in NYC: during a snowstorm and just after a snowstorm. I LOVE NYC covered in snow, and if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll get that message loud and clear. I’mย so glad I got…