Holiday Window Displays in New York
A trip to Manhattan to admire the holiday window displays and Christmas trees doesn’t go quite as planned–though that may not necessarily be a bad thing!
Thanksgiving in Manhattan
We decided to spend our first Thanksgiving in the States since 2011 at one of the most publicized holiday events nationwide: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Knowing that the time involved in actually getting to and then watching the parade would essentially take all day, we agreed to postpone the traditional holiday feast until…
The Ragamuffin Parade and the Third Avenue Festival
Last Saturday, Bay Ridge hosted an annual parade charmingly referred to as the Ragamuffin Parade. The participants of the Third Avenue march consisted primarily of children from the area dressed in their Halloween costumes. For a few hours, itty pirates and miniature Disney princesses skipped down the street; Yoshi and Mario tromped next to…
Last weekend, Ivan and I met a few friends near the Brooklyn Bridge to check out Smorgasburg. Since I’m assuming that you don’t know what Smorgasburg is, let me tell you: Smorgasburg is a weekend summer event that involves a number of restaurateurs and their respective restaurants setting up temporary shop in carnival-style tents…