I was walking back home from work the other evening when I noticed a small shop on Lexington Avenue I had never seen before. I stepped in and discovered a thrift store, selling good quality clothes, accessories and home décor at unbeatable prices. I started the hunt. I first went through the tops, skirts and … Continue reading Thrifting in New York City
I met Janko at a dinner party in Manhattan and discovered he was a man of many talents and hobbies: journalist, photographer, writer, translator, sailor...and the author of "Point of View New York City". I bought a few copies and was impressed by the unique concept of this book, so I asked Janko to sit … Continue reading A conversation with Photographer and Writer Janko Puls.
A few weeks ago, my husband and I were walking back from Chelsea Market towards the subway station on 23rd street, when we passed this ordinary-looking building: There was nothing particular about the building itself, but then I looked up and saw the sign Historic Guesthouse. My curiosity was immediately piqued. We walked in and … Continue reading Hidden Gems in New York (part 1): The Leo House
I have been a Manhattanite for fourteen months now. It's been a heck of a ride so far but recently I noticed things about my behavior that I didn't like. Things I noticed in others when I got here and I promised myself then I'd never become that kind of New Yorker. Going to Upper … Continue reading Tired of the city? Take a hike!
Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour You all know about Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Some of you have probably visited it for its gorgeous ceiling and Beaux Arts architecture, some of you might commute through it every day. But did you know about the self-guided audio tour? For $9 per person, you will … Continue reading Did you know? Grand Central Terminal.