Check out my Harlem food guide! I spent a few weeks working in this neighborhood and made it my mission to sample as many of the restaurants, coffee shops, and dessert places I could find. Here are my highlights. Continue reading
Summer Theater Festivals 2017
I made it to a bunch of summer theater festivals this year — Williamstown, Dorset, O’Neill Center, Barrington Stage, and the Shaw Festival. I recap these experiences and a few other regional shows I saw over the summer.
iHeart Radio Music Awards 2017
Last September I worked on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas, featuring performances by artists like Pink and Coldplay. The shooting massacre happened one week later.
Very Quick Visit to Cape May, New Jersey
While working in nearby Atlantic City, I got down to Cape May in New Jersey for a quick visit — pretty shoreline, great theater, and good food!
There She Is Again… Miss America 2017
Back in September I worked on the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. Check out my full recap of this behind-the-scenes experience.
Had a blast visiting Story Land in New Hampshire with my cousin’s family! It was my first time back since I went as a kid in the early ’90s, and it’s held up well. Check out the photo highlights. Continue reading
After years of admiring Williamstown Theatre Festival from a distance, I finally visited in person last July to see a modern adaptation of a Chekhov play and scope out this charming Massachusetts town. Continue reading
Theater geek alert: awhile back I visited the boyhood home of Eugene O’Neill, one of America’s greatest playwrights. His best-known play, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, was inspired by events that took place here. Continue reading
Spent a peaceful afternoon meandering around The Cloisters in NYC — what a lovely respite from the city. Check out my photo highlights of the gardens, courtyards, and interiors. Continue reading
Back in June I discovered Giuffrida Park in Meriden, CT for the first time — I was immediately enamored with the lake and cliff views. Here are photos from that hike. Continue reading
We celebrated my mom’s birthday awhile back with a small gathering — pizza, cocktails, homemade cake, and games. Plus puppy cuddling. Continue reading
I visited The Big E this year for the first time as an adult… here are the foods we tried: loaded baked potatoes, a blooming onion, apple pie with cheese on top, deep fried cheesecake. Thanks to my cousin for showing us the ropes! Continue reading
Finally, here is my August 2017 recap post! I spent 2.5 weeks on a New England / Canada camping road trip that included a wedding, theater, national parks, and family time. Here is the first glimpse of that trip. Continue reading
Better late than never — here is my recap for July 2017! Cape Cod, summer camp, cousins visits, and a few New England summer theater festivals. Continue reading