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Bull Hill / Mt.Taurus Hike

Day Trips, Hikes

I accidentally picked up hiking as a hobby when I looked up possible day trips out of the city and found an entry on Cold Spring, NY, which included a hike up Bull Hill (not really a hill). One site…

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Untitled at the Whitney

Food, Manhattan, Restaurants

Everything from the tea to the desserts was phenomenal, but if I had to pick a favorite it would be the “roasted and fried chicken with kale and raddichio”. Both kinds of chicken were out-of-this-world with the perfect taste and texture, and Mike thought the kale was delicious, which has happened only one other time the entire time we’ve known each other.

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Kykuit: The Rockefeller Estate and Stone Barns

Day Trips

Kykuit is one of the many mansions in the Historic Hudson Valley that are open to the public, and was home to four generations of Rockefellers. The tour includes the rooms of the mansion, but photography isn’t allowed inside so…

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Wave Hill, Bronx

Day Trips

  Located about an hour from Midtown Manhattan by subway and bus (about 30 minutes by car), Wave Hill is a perfect day trip to escape from the city. Despite the fact that the year-round activities available such as family…

Korean Restaurants in Flushing

Food, Queens, Restaurants

Just a few Korean spots we visited in Flushing this year. In my opinion, there are much better things to be found (both food and shopping-wise) in Flushing than in Koreatown in Manhattan.┬áPart of my end-of-year photo dump series. Kimganae…

Cafe Gitane

Food, Manhattan, Restaurants

A lovely spot for brunch, or dinner and drinks with a friend. Cute paw print design on their mocha. Would also be good for a first date. Louis takes Pam here for a brunch date in the show “Louis”. Part…

Jones Beach

Day Trips

One extremely hot summer day at Jones Beach, plus brunch in Amityville (yes, THAT Amityville). Part of my end-of-year photo dump series.

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