Hot Chocolate Festival & Harry Potter Trivia

On Monday I headed into the city after work for hot chocolate and Harry Potter trivia with Arielle. Every February City Bakery hosts their Hot Chocolate Festival where each day they feature a different kind of hot chocolate. Mmmm. We had no idea what Monday’s flavor would be since the date just said LEAP YEAR […]

How to piss off a New Yawker

The other day the Matador Network (no idea what that is) published a list of things that would piss off a New Yorker. Or a New Yawker, if you have one of those horrible accents. You know who you are. As someone who was born and raised in Queens and worked in the city for […]

A nice, low key celebration

Man this last week just FLEW by. With Independence Day and visiting my office with Sadie and just running around during Dave’s first full week off, it’s been a whirlwind. Not to mention Sadie was a major cranky baby last week (I think she was having a growth spurt), which put a damper on my […]

Subway Behavior 101

I’m pretty sure the NYC MTA is solely responsible for me becoming a crazy, antisocial, sociopath. I’ve developed coping mechanisms to help me deal with my hour+ commute each way from the Boogie Down BX to the city.  Such habits include, but are not limited to: Sticking my elbow out whenever someone goes to sit […]

Street Food Friday: Mmmm Crepes….

Welcome back to Street Food Friday! If you missed the last few rounds, go check out Bananarchy (Austin), Cartopia (Portland) and Gaztro-Wagon (Chicago). [img] There was one day where I was experiencing a food truck FAIL. I had tried to locate not one, but two trucks, and both were gone or done for the day […]

Thanks, Bro!

Last week I got an alert in my inbox, letting me know that “Thanks, Bro” was now following me on Twitter.  A few minutes later, another ping! went off, as I had a 2nd email direct from the creator of Thanks, Bro himself.  Josh, the founder, introduced me to his site, easily summed up as […]