moving back to nyc after leaving

For the first time in a long time, I was excited to see brown boxes halfway packed, scattered across my almost-empty Upper East Side studio in July 2019. I was moving to Boston to close the almost three-year, long-distance gap between me and my boyfriend, Curtis. And after having lived in NYC for nine years, […]

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Best Tex-Mex in NYC

Tex-Mex in NYC is the one cuisine I haven’t really been able to find much of since I moved here for college more than ten years ago. Although I like to consider myself half Texan and half Connecticuter, I am a full-blown tex-mex enthusiast and believe that an enchilada plate with rice and beans has […]

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Athletic Brewing Company Run Wild IPA

Let’s face it: completing a dry month can be difficult—especially when you’re someone who drinks pretty regularly. After trying my first dry month this past August, I learned that if you’re going to abstain from alcohol for 30 days, you better prepare yourself! I’ve found that the easiest way of championing through a dry month […]

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If you’ve ever had a booze-heavy December filled with many holiday parties, glasses (ahem, bottles) of red wine, and plenty of festive cheer, I can probably guess that you’ve asked yourself once or twice, “is a dry month challenge actually worth it?” Well, I’m here to tell you that after completing my first dry month […]

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