I love New York Category

Koi Restaurant

Since I’ll be leaving in a few days, my friends thought we should hit up some of my favorite restaurants and bars. Wednesday night, Robyn, Mike, Tash and I went to Koi, one of my favorite sushi restaurants. Located in the Bryant Park Hotel, Koi has some visually stunning decor. I love the giant lattice […]

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Reference Library: Decoded by Jay-Z

When Jay-Z’s book Decoded came out last year, I couldn’t wait to read it. That may seem a little unexpected, and I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not an expert in rap music. But I know when I hear a good song, and I’ve loved Jay’s music ever since I heard 1998’s ¬†“Can […]

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9/11 Memorial

Last week I had the opportunity to visit The National September 11 Memorial, located at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. The memorial is dedicated to the nearly 3,000 people who died on September 11th, 2011 in the Twin Towers, Shanksville, PA, and the Pentagon, as well as the 6 people who died […]

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The Rockefeller Center tree is one of those attractions that I’ve seen every year since I’ve lived in New York. ¬†According to Wikipedia, the tradition started in 1933, when 30 Rockefeller Plaza opened. We overheard a teenage girl confidently tell her friends that several small tree branches were used to construct one giant tree (ha!), […]

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Bouley

Every year, my roommate from grad school, Stephanie, and I do something fun around the holidays. Back then, we didn’t have the time or money for gifts, so we decided that instead of buying something for each other, we would do something fun instead, such as seeing a movie, or going out to dinner. To […]

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