Filed under New York

NYC – What happened on Gwynnett St.?

I’ve taken to crowd sourcing lots of things, especially recommendations for good food and places to visit.  I know, there’s always Yelp, but it’s impersonal and lacks the connection and interactivity of Twitter.  At the recommendation of a journalist friend of mine named Will, I coaxed Wife to round out our day in Brooklyn (read … Continue reading

No sleep…til BROOKLYN!!

Nod to the Beastie Boys notwithstanding, I reserve the right to lace this post with obscure (and not so obscure) hip hop and history references.  Since I was a freshman at Morehouse and met this guy from Bronx Sci. (the first actual New Yorker I’d ever met), Brooklyn has held kind of a special place in my heart. And although … Continue reading

Weekend in NYC: Neighborhoods and such

Five days in the nation’s biggest playground (sorry Vegas, giving away my money for a gambling “thrill” has worn thin).  New York, even with its cold grit and crumbling skeleton, is a place I love visiting.  And so faced with a weekend to play we managed to sample the sights and sounds (and food and drink, … Continue reading