Tag: manhattan

48 hours of exploring NYC’s Upper East Side: Day 1

It’s doesn’t matter where you are in NYC, you can’t take the NYC out of NYC. Alright, I admit it… I totally had my own preconceived notions about spending 48-ish hours in the Upper East Side. Fancy pansy people. Upper class storefronts filled with things that I don’t really care about. No raw, gritty, regular..

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nyc: exploring without a map (day 2.1)

i reached the corner of avenue a, and in front of me sprawled Tompkins Square Park. its trees hung heavy with new growth, pollen sifting dreamily over the benches and grass, the dogs and playing children. bussing with laughter and motion and birdsong, it seemed more alive than anything i’d ever seen. smelling the spring..

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nyc: alphabet city arrival (day 1)

well, folks, here we go! the beginning of my series of posts on our trip to new york city! i am so excited that i could post everything right now, but i thought i’d spare you the insanity of all of it at once, so i thought i’d begin with the day of our arrival..

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