When you’re a kid making friends is as easy as walking up to another kid and asking them to play. As a 30-year-old woman in NYC, I’m not sure this same strategy would work. I’m pretty sure if I walked up to another adult on the street and asked if they want to check out… Read more Why Is Making New Friends so Hard?
Now that I’m in NYC, everyone asks me why I moved here. Well, I’ve always wanted to. Ever since I was a teenager I thought about living in the big city. In NYC I could stay up late and have plenty of things to do. I could go to Broadway shows. And I could see… Read more Why I Moved to NYC
Between work during the week and visitors on the weekends, I haven’t had a chance to write. So with that shitty excuse, I give you a list instead. A man screaming in the street in broad daylight, butt naked. A woman pushing a stroller and drinking a beer, without pants on. A man pissing on… Read more Things I’ve Seen in NYC so Far
My boyfriend flew out to NYC from Michigan last Thursday to visit me for 5 days. He’s not a big fan of NYC. We took a trip to NYC about a year and half ago and stayed in a hotel in Chelsea. It was loud and crowded, of course. And it just got louder and… Read more I Ate My Way Through New York; Someone Get Me a Vegetable
Yeah, that’s a Hamilton reference in the title. But no, I didn’t not choose an apartment in Harlem because of the Hamilton reference. Out of all the neighborhoods I looked at, it was the only one that made me feel somewhat at home. I recognized the music coming from radios: Slick Rick, Deborah Cox, Ice… Read more I Got a Little Place in Harlem and I’m Gonna Figure It Out
On Saturday, I went all over upper Manhattan looking for apartments and didn’t find a thing. But along the way, I did see beautiful parks in Inwood, old school brownstones in the Upper East Side, and a naked man in Harlem. So it wasn’t a total bust. I’m being a bit picky at this stage… Read more 3 Trains, 2 Taxis, 20,000 Steps Later, and Still No Apartment
As I mentioned in a previous post, I just moved into a temporary apartment in NYC. I have to be out of the apartment that I’m currently in in 30 days, so I’m still looking for a permanent home in the city. I knew that the prices were going to be rough and I made… Read more Apartment Hunting with White Guilt