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New York City

Posted by | June 26, 2009
Guest post: New York City

As part of my ongoing guest post series, I've invited the talented Wendy of Escape from New York, a fabulous travel photo blog, to share some tips and photos of...

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Posted by | April 13, 2009
The dark side of New York

Today, shaken out of sweet morning sleep by the sound of heavy construction in the apartment upstairs, I started pondering New York, this city of constant change, a place of...

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Posted by | January 30, 2009
African restaurants in NYC

I love to eat at African restaurants so I thought I'd tell you about a couple of my New York favorites. Madiba (195 Dekalb Ave; 718.855.9190) in Fort Greene is...

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Posted by | December 26, 2008
Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

With no special plans on Christmas day, I took a little trip with friends down to Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn. Walking along the shore of this once prosperous fishing community,...

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Posted by | December 8, 2008
Ex-Yugo restaurants in NYC

I come from a country that doesn't exist. Yugoslavia is no longer, apart from in our memories – and in the food that lives on. In New York, you can...

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Posted by | November 5, 2008
Welcome to America!

On this joyous day in New York, United States of America, I woke up to a distinct memory of the day I became naturalized. Two weeks after Bush wiggled his...

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Posted by | November 3, 2008
Multiculti Brooklyn art salon

This Saturday evening, I attended a multiculti art salon featuring the work of Gary Campbell, a dear friend and mutlitalented artist. Hosted at our friends' beautiful Forte Greene apartment, the...

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Posted by | October 17, 2008
Montauk & Long Island farms

While I've been raving about New York City in my recent posts, I find it refreshing to actually escape the beast. There was a recent outing to Fire Island and...

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Posted by | October 10, 2008
Perfect Brooklyn Sunday

Last Sunday was one of those Brooklyn days I absolutely adore. On my way to do the laundry, I accidentally stumbled upon Atlantic Antic, a Brooklyn institution that's been happening...

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Posted by | October 3, 2008
Fire Island: My favorite escape

A couple of days ago I took a day trip to Fire Island, a thin barrier just south of Long Island. It's an easy excursion from New York by train...

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