Title: Ghost Rider

Story: Walking in DUMBO on Sunday after an amazing time celebrating a dear friend’s birthday, I came up on this burgundy bike chained next to a wooden fence and brick building. It was another moment that I just had to capture.

Title: Colorful Locks in BKLYN

Story: After Superstorm Sandy in 2012, while New York City was still recovering from the storm’s devastating effect on the city, I was walking across the Brooklyn Bridge with friends and thinking about the city and how it had changed.  As I was passing one of the vertical supports, I noticed this grouping of locks […]

The Fine Art of Calligraphy … and Fine Dining

Fine Writing Calligraphy is a fine art.  Some of the most visually appealing and visually stunning text utilizes the art of calligraphy. Many years ago, I bought my first calligraphy pen.  I never once used it for its intended purpose and eventually, I tossed it because I hadn’t used it in years.  Fast forward at […]

Hidden Treasure: Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard, nestled on the waterfront between the Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges, is one of the most interesting places to visit in New York. It is also one of the best “hidden treasures.” A few weeks ago, I was invited by a lovely friend and photographer to join a small group of fellow […]

New York City: A Bridge, A Memorial, A Meal

I am part of a rare breed of people living in New York; we are known as native New Yorkers. During my time in this great city, I’ve seen New York be an ethnically diverse city, a city in turmoil, a city in healing, a city awakening to become an economic powerhouse, a gentrified playground for the rich and […]

Hidden Gem: Ferragosto Festival in the “Little Italy” of the Bronx

I’ve lived in New York City my entire life and I am still amazed at how this City continuously surprises me. This is a tale about a little neighborhood in a borough that could easily be overlooked by the average New Yorker and by tourists. The borough is the Bronx and the neighborhood is called […]

Kara Walker’s “A Subtelty” Exhibit/Domino Sugar Factory

Old Dominio Sugar Factory

I love spending time with my mom.  Over the past ten years our relationship has evolved into a true friendship well beyond the mother-daughter bond.  We can talk to each other about almost anything. In recent years, I’ve tried to take time off from work around her birthday to do something fun.  One year we […]