New Year’s Resolutions? I don’t think so.

“It’s a New Year, it’s a New You!” This is an ad slogan for a diet program that seems to run every year around the holidays to get us all to put the fork down and eat less and therefore, become a new person. I have dropped ten pounds before and I am still waiting…

Standing and Waiting: How New Yorkers Pass the Time.

New Yorkers will stand in line for anything. Last summer I stood in line at 7:30 am on a Saturday morning to try to get the infamous “Cronut” by Dominque Ansel in Soho. My girlfriend and I waited there for about an hour or so and moved maybe a few feet or so before a…

Life ain’t easy in the big city. Oh. wait. It is!

Lately, I have been complaining about some of NYC’s shortcomings and I feel like I need to cut the Big Apple a slice of slack. I get pretty hostile when I have to do things I consider unpleasant. Any kind of chore or errand for instance. Stopping for gas. Ugh. I am the worst at…

Update to: NYC: Medicine Cabinets & Condiments, Where have you gone?

Sooo…. It turns out I was correct. It’s rare, but sometimes it happens. The day after posting NYC: Medicine Cabinets & Condiments, Where have you gone?  my husband and I went to have brunch at a Cal-Mex restaurant we’ve been wanting to try in the neighborhood. The menu looked fabulous and we ordered right away….