Posts Tagged 'Harlem'

Morningside Park

  I’ve lived in NYC for over 10 years — almost half of those in Upper Manhattan — and I only just visited Morningside Park! And on my visit, I saw: two cats, countless turtles, a duck, a goose, and what I

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Morningside Park

  I’ve lived in NYC for over 10 years — almost half of those in Upper Manhattan — and I only just visited Morningside Park! And on my visit, I saw: two cats, countless turtles, a duck, a goose, and what I

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Top 5 NYC Neighborhoods I Have Lived In

  Ten years in New York! This photo was taken a little over a month after I moved here and thus, began the longest and most fulfilling relationship of my life —   HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

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Top 5 NYC Neighborhoods I Have Lived In

  Ten years in New York! This photo was taken a little over a month after I moved here and thus, began the longest and most fulfilling relationship of my life —   HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

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New York, I ❤️ You (And You ❤️ Me Back)

  Guys, let me tell you about the New Jersey Turnpike.   See, you never really know how much you love something until you lose it. This was how I realized I was stanning Sasha Velour in season 9: when

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New York, I ❤️ You (And You ❤️ Me Back)

  Guys, let me tell you about the New Jersey Turnpike.   See, you never really know how much you love something until you lose it. This was how I realized I was stanning Sasha Velour in season 9: when

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The Seven Worst Moments In The Life of a New Yorker

Category is: Law & Order intro realness. Yes, they’ve all happened: 1.  The pounding bass line that’s keeping you from sleeping on a weeknight has gotten so irritating that you venture, bleary-eyed and pajama-clad, into the brightly lit hallway of

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The Seven Worst Moments In The Life of a New Yorker

Category is: Law & Order intro realness. Yes, they’ve all happened: 1.  The pounding bass line that’s keeping you from sleeping on a weeknight has gotten so irritating that you venture, bleary-eyed and pajama-clad, into the brightly lit hallway of

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2015 Best Nine Instagrams

What the hell is this post, a shameless plug for my Instagram?  On the one hand, yes definitely.  On the other hand, I’ve felt an Instagram rant has been long overdue from me and I want to get my feelings

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2015 Best Nine Instagrams

What the hell is this post, a shameless plug for my Instagram?  On the one hand, yes definitely.  On the other hand, I’ve felt an Instagram rant has been long overdue from me and I want to get my feelings

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2015 in Review: First Quarter

JANUARY Adjusting to the New Job (1/22/15):  “Most days I go home tired.  Some days, I go home feeling like a total failure.  I feel so defeated it’s hard to breathe as I walk to the subway.  And some other

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2015 in Review: First Quarter

JANUARY Adjusting to the New Job (1/22/15):  “Most days I go home tired.  Some days, I go home feeling like a total failure.  I feel so defeated it’s hard to breathe as I walk to the subway.  And some other

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Street Harassment Selfie

To everyone who actually buys that myth that looking “too hot” and walking alone late at night on the street is the reason women get harassed:  below is a picture I snapped of mysself less than 50 feet from where,

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Street Harassment Selfie

To everyone who actually buys that myth that looking “too hot” and walking alone late at night on the street is the reason women get harassed:  below is a picture I snapped of mysself less than 50 feet from where,

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Sunday Stealing + MY 1500th POST!!

HELLO, 1500th POST!Bonjour, Sunday Stealers!  Welcome to my 1500th post!  Why, just yesterday, I had hit my 936th post and now here we are! I’m just tickled pink and red and lacy and chocolatey that I’ve made it this far

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Sunday Stealing + MY 1500th POST!!

HELLO, 1500th POST!Bonjour, Sunday Stealers!  Welcome to my 1500th post!  Why, just yesterday, I had hit my 936th post and now here we are! I’m just tickled pink and red and lacy and chocolatey that I’ve made it this far

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Drunk Furniture

Have you seen the hot trending topic “Drunk Furniture” ?  Basically, you find old furniture thrown out at the curb and give it a caption like it’s drunk. THIS IS THE FUNNEST GAME EVER. Now, whenever I see ratty old

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Drunk Furniture

Have you seen the hot trending topic “Drunk Furniture” ?  Basically, you find old furniture thrown out at the curb and give it a caption like it’s drunk. THIS IS THE FUNNEST GAME EVER. Now, whenever I see ratty old

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To The Infant I Couldn't Stop Staring At In The Laundromat

hi, little guy.  I hope I didn’t creep you out by staring at you in your impossibly tiny sweatsuit.  I doubt if you even noticed – your eyes wide and flicking all over the room, pausing on each new amazing

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To The Infant I Couldn't Stop Staring At In The Laundromat

hi, little guy.  I hope I didn’t creep you out by staring at you in your impossibly tiny sweatsuit.  I doubt if you even noticed – your eyes wide and flicking all over the room, pausing on each new amazing

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Ugly Naked Gal

An open letter to the creep pointing and laughing at me from across the alley: Dear Jerk, So you’ve noticed I like walking around my apartment naked.  Yes, when home alone, I walk around my apartment naked.  I’m sure most

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Ugly Naked Gal

An open letter to the creep pointing and laughing at me from across the alley: Dear Jerk, So you’ve noticed I like walking around my apartment naked.  Yes, when home alone, I walk around my apartment naked.  I’m sure most

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Currently…in January 2014

FEELING:  Really down.  I just got dumped two days ago, and it hit me really hard.  I don’t know if it’s the season, or if I’m really in a rut, but nothing about what I’m doing right now feels right. 

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Currently…in January 2014

FEELING:  Really down.  I just got dumped two days ago, and it hit me really hard.  I don’t know if it’s the season, or if I’m really in a rut, but nothing about what I’m doing right now feels right. 

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White Christmas

Today some of you are celebrating Christmas.  I wish for you fond memories, peace, harmony, and a little bit of booze.  And a White Christmas, from me, by way of Harlem, NYC.   BONUS Greenwich Village night-time shot!

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White Christmas

Today some of you are celebrating Christmas.  I wish for you fond memories, peace, harmony, and a little bit of booze.  And a White Christmas, from me, by way of Harlem, NYC.   BONUS Greenwich Village night-time shot!

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Laundry Pickup Service

So last week I was sick.  At the first sign of getting better, I realized my life was A MESS.  Dirty clothes everywhere, near-empty seltzer bottles, random buckets lying around.  I had to start somewhere and I started with laundry.

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Laundry Pickup Service

So last week I was sick.  At the first sign of getting better, I realized my life was A MESS.  Dirty clothes everywhere, near-empty seltzer bottles, random buckets lying around.  I had to start somewhere and I started with laundry.

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Nuts in the Fruit Department

This is the reason why I’ll never again shop at the Key Foods on 146th Street. I just went in for some apples, oranges, tuna and cottage cheese.  I picked up a basket and headed to the apple section when

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Nuts in the Fruit Department

This is the reason why I’ll never again shop at the Key Foods on 146th Street. I just went in for some apples, oranges, tuna and cottage cheese.  I picked up a basket and headed to the apple section when

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Compartment

One morning, a few days ago, I caught myself unable to tear myself away from the view out my kitchen window. “This is my favourite view,”  I said aloud.  And meant it truthfully. At current moment, there is loud music

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Compartment

One morning, a few days ago, I caught myself unable to tear myself away from the view out my kitchen window. “This is my favourite view,”  I said aloud.  And meant it truthfully. At current moment, there is loud music

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Community

“That baby has been crying literally – literally – ALL DAY,”  I complain to my roommate when she comes home.  It’s maybe the fifth straight hour of screams that can’t possibly come from a human being.  Kitty-corner across the hall,

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Community

“That baby has been crying literally – literally – ALL DAY,”  I complain to my roommate when she comes home.  It’s maybe the fifth straight hour of screams that can’t possibly come from a human being.  Kitty-corner across the hall,

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30DHN: Something I Could Never Tire Of

My windowsill nook The crazy bathroom storage that screams “tiny Manhattan apartment” Gizmo giving me the coy side-eye in the kitchen Waking up to this view …And having a home to come home to.

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30DHN: Something I Could Never Tire Of

My windowsill nook The crazy bathroom storage that screams “tiny Manhattan apartment” Gizmo giving me the coy side-eye in the kitchen Waking up to this view …And having a home to come home to.

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Cheap Joke

This is my grocery basket from a recent trip.  This is not the joke part. Easy Mac happened to be on sale, so I bought all I could find.  All that I could fit into my basket, while still leaving

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Cheap Joke

This is my grocery basket from a recent trip.  This is not the joke part. Easy Mac happened to be on sale, so I bought all I could find.  All that I could fit into my basket, while still leaving

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Little Letters

Dear Spanish Karaoke: I appreciate what you’re trying to do there.  But please, keep it between the hours of 10:00am and 11:00pm.  This 2:00am and 7:30am nonsense is really inconsiderate. Sincerely, Ay Dios Mio. Dear Weather: I was hoping for

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Little Letters

Dear Spanish Karaoke: I appreciate what you’re trying to do there.  But please, keep it between the hours of 10:00am and 11:00pm.  This 2:00am and 7:30am nonsense is really inconsiderate. Sincerely, Ay Dios Mio. Dear Weather: I was hoping for

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