Tag Archives: New York City

Tour Review: The New York Times Journeys and Urban Adventures – Dumbo, the New Brooklyn

Disclaimer: In exchange for my review of the New York Times Journeys – Dumbo, the New Brooklyn tour, I received one VIP ticket for the soft launch. When I go to Brooklyn, it’s generally for making a beeline to the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: New York City’s Greatest Sporting Events

There are limitless things to see and do on a visit to New York City. There are famous skyscrapers and museums, unrivaled dining experiences, gorgeous parks, iconic shows, and the list goes on. It’s truly one of the most overwhelming … Continue reading

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Review: Long Island City (LIC) Food Tour with Queens Food Tours

Note: In exchange for a review, Queens Food Tours offered me a spot on their inaugural fall 2016 Long Island City food tour. When a New Yorker refers to Long Island, we’re referencing Nassau and Suffolk counties…even though New York … Continue reading

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Event Review: Queens Taste 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for this event review, I received one entry ticket. Queens Taste 2016, produced by the Queens Economic Development Council (QECD), was held on May 3rd at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.  I … Continue reading

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Event Preview: The Big Cheesy 2016 (Manhattan, New York)

From 11:00am on April 23rd until 7:00pm on April 24th, Openhouse (168 Bowery by Kenmare St.) in Manhattan‘s Lower East Side near Chinatown offers one of its spaces to The Big Cheesy 2016, a championship event summoning all those gluten– and dairy-starved … Continue reading

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Event Review: Brooklyn Crush Wine and Artisanal Food Festival, Autumn Edition

Disclaimer: In exchange for a review of Brooklyn Crush, I received one entry ticket. On Saturday, November 14, I attended the Brooklyn Crush Wine and Artisanal Food Festival held at Industry City in Sunset Park, New York City, an event which … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2015 Kosherfest

Disclaimer: In exchange for a Saturday morning review of the 2015 Kosherfest, I was offered a press pass. The 27th Annual Kosherfest, purportedly the world’s largest B2B (business-to-business) expo for things kosher, was held November 10-11 at the Meadowlands Exposition … Continue reading

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Preview: Brooklyn Crush Wine and Artisanal Food Festival, Autumn Edition

This Saturday, November 14th, Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York City will play host to the Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival: Autumn Edition. Source: NY Wine Events Events held in NYC can usually be described as … Continue reading

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Want to Learn Polish? Do It Yourself.

If there’s any silver lining to this post, it’s that I’d find no trouble doing the laundry in Poland. Even though I doubt finding an English-speaker in Warsaw or Krakow would prove difficult, as a perpetual student of languages what … Continue reading

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Elevators in China: Double-Edged Forks in the Road

It was a homecoming of sorts.  Oh no, not for me…but for all of those from Fuzhou (福州 Fú​zhōu), China returning to their roots. Erring on the obvious, aren’t we?  Let’s put it another way.  To the average New York … Continue reading

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