You know, when I moved to New York City five years ago, I never expected to encounter a hurricane. “Oh, that’s the stuff of the Gulf [of Mexico] Coast,” I thought, site of such horrific storms as Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans back in 2005. But if someone had told me that I’d be […]
Iraq can be a hot place. The afternoon sun beats down with an intensity that makes you want to wither up into a little ball. Or just chill and do nothing. Not the best combination for traveling, if I do say so myself. Let’s rewind for a second. It was my first full day in […]
Hanukkah (or Chanukah, depending on which transliteration you go for) is a pretty exciting time in Israel. The candles, the cheer, the doughnuts… Yes, the doughnuts, a special Hanukkah treat that Israelis are down right obsessed with. See, I went to Israel expecting to find that Israelis ate latkes as a Hanukkah treat like their […]
You’ve all heard of Saks Fifth Avenue, right? Well that name has to come from somewhere, right? That’s right folks! Saks Fifth Avenue is located on…Fifth Avenue! In fact, if you go visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, you can simply turn around and look towards Fifth Avenue and you’ll see this: That is the […]
Madison Square Park Music!
One of the things that makes NYC such a great place is all the random things you encounter all throughout the City. Sure, some can be quite bizarre in a bad way, but most are absolutely wonderful, and that is why I always carry my camera with me. Back in September I decided to walk […]
Another Side of Thoth
You may recall that last week I posted a video on a performance artist named Thoth. There was one occasion during the summer where I spotted him doing something completely different…performing with someone else and in quite a different style. I compiled the three short pieces of video I had from that day into a new “Thoth […]