Number 48: Walk the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge: one of the most iconic structures in all of New York City. This historic landmark was opened in 1883, but nowadays is a hotbed for meandering tourists, wedding photographers, and the random cycling commuter. It also serves as a bridge for vehicles to traverse the East River to and from Brooklyn. This is […]

Number 24: Walk the High Line

  The High Line Park, what was once a rail line is now a cool garden and walking path. Walking the line takes you through the West Side’s Meatpacking District and Chelsea, both very nice neighborhoods so feel free to stop off for some shopping or food. Along the way you get views of the […]

Number : Be Apart of a March or Protest

On January 21, the day after the inauguration, marches were held around the world to protest. Marching with the goal of promoting women’s rights, immigration reform, and health care reform; to counter Islamophobia, rape culture, and LGBTQ abuse; and to address racial inequities, workers’ issues, and environmental issues. You can go to the Women’s March website to […]

New York City Bucket List

Since I will be spending 11 months in NYC I’ve decided to make myself a little bucket list. These are some of my goals during my time in the city. Here is what I have so far and I’m sure I’ll be adding to the list. So, here is my official New York to-do list: […]

Stage One of Public Transportation Acceptance

I will come out right away and say that I am a snob when it comes to public transportation. My life has been very easy up to this point in not needing to rely on a system outside my control to take me from place to place. Not having the ability to decided when and […]

The Hunt

At this moment I am sitting in the living room of my New York City apartment, excitedly maneuvering decorations and outfitting the place with all it needs to be a functional living space. I had originally planned to write about my experience apartment hunting, while providing useful advice about navigating the rental ecosystem of New York. […]

And So It Begins

No, I have not disappeared again. I have just been working my butt off to try to make as much money as possible before I ship off to New York City, where I can only assume all that money will magically evaporate. For the past few months I haven’t had much progress on my move […]