Packed into Battery Park, surrounded by tens of thousands of New Yorkers, I listened as Congressmen and women, community organizers, immigrants, and refugees told their stories and voiced their anger with our sitting President. In 40 degree weather, men and women of all ages, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientation stood shoulder-to-shoulder chanting words of freedom, […]

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Just after the new year, my expert travel planning wife and I embarked on a delayed honeymoon that brought us from New York to Hong Kong – Bangkok, Thailand – Chiang Mai, Thailand – Siem Reap, Cambodia – Ko Samui, Thailand – Hong Kong and finally home. If you’re looking for statistics: 2 people, 5 bags, 10 […]

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The sun does set in New York City, but it hardly ever gets dark. The buzz of neon balanced by the glow of skyscrapers combine to illuminate what Kurt Vonnegut calls Skyscraper National Park.

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This summer has been jam-packed with weddings. I couldn’t be more excited/happier/jubilant/etc for these friends and family, but I’m also thankful that they’ve required moderate travel. Hershey, Newport, West Hampton – and Boston in this case. I think the biggest challenge of these weekends is figuring out the best way to kill time while waiting for […]

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Too often my exploration of this city begins with a subway ride. Rarely do I merely stroll around the neighborhood, but this evenings’ sky was inspiration enough to do so. Hanging a right on W 65th Street, I was surprised by the remnants of this ridiculously beautiful sunset.

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